Methane - Convert between Liquid and Gaseous Units

Convert between liquid and gaseous unit for LNG or Methane

Commonly used units to measure Natural Gas or Methane - LNG - volume and weight:

Multiply with
To From
1 thermie 106 1 therm 106 1 bbl liquid 1 m3 gas 109 1 m3 liquid 1 ft3 106 1 ft3 liquid 1 long ton liquid
long ton liquid 74.12 1868 0.0664 704374 0.4177 19.91 0.011826 1
ft3 liquid 6268 157985 5.615 59.56 106 35.315 1599 1 84.56
ft3 gas 3.92 106 98.79 106 3512 37.25 109 22090 106 625.43 52886
m3 liquid 177.44 4472 0.159 1.686 106 1 45.27 0.0283 2.394
m3 gas 105228 2.652 106 94.27 109 593 26847 16.789 1419.7
bbl liquid 1116.2 28132 1 10.61 106 6.29 284.785 0.1781 15.06
therm 39669 106 35.54 0.377 109 223.55 10121 6.329 535.2
th 106 25.207 106 859.8 9.503 109 5635.2 255115 159.54 13491
  • ft3 measured at 60oF and 14.696 lbf/in2
  • m3 measured at 0oC and 760 mmHg

Example - Converting 10 m3 methane liquid to m3 gas

From the table above - multiply (m3 liquid) with 593 to calculate (m3 gas) - as

qgas = 593 (10 m3 liquid)

        = 5930 (m3 gas)

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