# Barrels Liquid to Cubic Meters Converter

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## Conversion Table

 barrels liquid to cubic meters bbl liquid cu m 1 bbl liquid 0.1192 cu m 2 bbl liquid 0.2385 cu m 3 bbl liquid 0.3577 cu m 4 bbl liquid 0.477 cu m 5 bbl liquid 0.5962 cu m 6 bbl liquid 0.7154 cu m 7 bbl liquid 0.8347 cu m 8 bbl liquid 0.9539 cu m 9 bbl liquid 1.0732 cu m 10 bbl liquid 1.1924 cu m 11 bbl liquid 1.3116 cu m 12 bbl liquid 1.4309 cu m 13 bbl liquid 1.5501 cu m 14 bbl liquid 1.6694 cu m 15 bbl liquid 1.7886 cu m 16 bbl liquid 1.9078 cu m 17 bbl liquid 2.0271 cu m 18 bbl liquid 2.1463 cu m 19 bbl liquid 2.2656 cu m 20 bbl liquid 2.3848 cu m

## How to convert

1 barrel liquid (bbl liquid) = 0.119240471 cubic meter (cu m). Barrel Liquid (bbl liquid) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Cubic Meter (cu m) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system.

## Definition of the Liquid Barrel

A liquid barrel (symbol bbl or bl) is a unit of volume that corresponds to the volume of a cylindrical container with a standard size and shape. The exact definition of a liquid barrel varies depending on what is being measured and where. In general, a liquid barrel is equivalent to 31.5 US gallons (26 imperial gallons or 119 liters) or half a hogshead. However, there are different types of liquid barrels for different liquids, such as oil, beer, wine, and water.

One liquid barrel is equal to 0.119 cubic meters, 7276.5 cubic inches, or 0.0298 cubic yards.

## History of the Liquid Barrel

The liquid barrel is derived from the barrel, which is a wooden container that was used for storing and transporting various goods since ancient times. The barrel was originally made from wooden staves held together by metal hoops, and had a standard size and shape that varied by region and product. The word barrel comes from the Latin barra, meaning bar or rod.

The liquid barrel was first used as a unit of volume for measuring liquids, such as wine, beer, oil, water, and vinegar. The liquid barrel was also used for measuring some solids, such as salt, flour, and fish. The liquid barrel was adopted as a standard unit of measure in many countries that use the imperial system or the US customary system, such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Australia.

## How to Convert Liquid Barrels

To convert liquid barrels to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert liquid barrels to cubic meters, multiply by 0.119.
• Example: 2 bbl × 0.119 = 0.238 m3
• To convert liquid barrels to cubic inches, multiply by 7276.5.
• Example: 2 bbl × 7276.5 = 14553 in3
• To convert liquid barrels to milliliters or liters, multiply by 119000 or 119 respectively.
• Example: 2 bbl × 119000 = 238000 mL or 2 bbl × 119 = 238 L
• To convert liquid barrels to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 31.5.
• Example: 2 bbl × 31.5 = 63 gal
• To convert liquid barrels to bushels (US), multiply by 3.705.
• Example: 2 bbl × 3.705 = 7.41 bu
• To convert liquid barrels to kiloliters, multiply by 0.119.
• Example: 2 bbl × 0.119 = 0.238 kL

To convert other units of volume to liquid barrels, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert cubic meters to liquid barrels, divide by 0.119.
• Example: 0.238 m3 ÷ 0.119 = 2 bbl
• To convert cubic inches to liquid barrels, divide by 7276.5.
• Example: 14553 in3 ÷ 7276.5 = 2 bbl
• To convert milliliters or liters to liquid barrels, divide by 119000 or 119 respectively.
• Example: 238000 mL ÷ 119000 = 2 bbl or 238 L ÷ 119 = 2 bbl
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to liquid barrels, divide by 31.5.
• Example: 63 gal ÷ 31.5 = 2 bbl
• To convert bushels (US) to liquid barrels, divide by 3.705.
• Example: 7.41 bu ÷ 3.705 = 2 bbl
• To convert kiloliters to liquid barrels, divide by 0.119.
• Example: 0.238 kL ÷ 0.119 = 2 bbl

## Where Liquid Barrels are Used

Liquid barrels are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

• In the oil industry, liquid barrels are used for measuring the volume of crude oil, petroleum products, and biofuels. The standard oil barrel is defined as 42 US gallons (35 imperial gallons or 159 liters). However, there are different types of oil barrels for different grades of oil, such as the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) barrel and the Brent Crude barrel.
• In the brewing industry, liquid barrels are used for measuring the volume of beer. The standard beer barrel is defined as 31 US gallons (26 imperial gallons or 117 liters). However, there are different types of beer barrels for different types of beer, such as the ale barrel and the lager barrel.
• In the wine industry, liquid barrels are used for measuring the volume of wine. The standard wine barrel is defined as 31.5 US gallons (26 imperial gallons or 119 liters). However, there are different types of wine barrels for different types of wine, such as the Bordeaux barrel and the Burgundy barrel.
• In some countries that use the metric system, liquid barrels are used for measuring the volume of water. The standard water barrel is defined as 100 liters or 0.1 cubic meters. However, there are different types of water barrels for different purposes, such as the rain barrel and the fire barrel.

## Example Conversions of Liquid Barrels to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of liquid barrels to other units of volume:

• 1 bbl = 0.119 m3
• 1 bbl = 7276.5 in3
• 1 bbl = 119000 mL or 119 L
• 1 bbl = 31.5 gal
• 1 bbl = 3.705 bu
• 1 bbl = 0.119 kL
US liquid barrel can be abbreviated as US bbl liquid.

## Definition of the Cubic Meter

A cubic meter (symbol m3 or meter cube) is a unit of volume that is used in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 meter (3 feet, 36 inches, or 0.9144 meters) in length.

One cubic meter is equal to 1000 liters, 35.3 cubic feet, or 1.3 cubic yards.

## History of the Cubic Meter

The cubic meter is derived from the meter, which is the base unit of length in the SI system. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole along a meridian through Paris. The meter was later redefined several times based on different physical standards, such as a platinum-iridium bar and a wavelength of light. The current definition of the meter, adopted in 1983, is based on the speed of light in vacuum

The cubic meter was first used as a unit of volume for measuring water supply in France in the late 18th century. It was also used for measuring gas, wood, and other substances. The cubic meter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in the SI system in 1960. It is still widely used today for various purposes, such as science, engineering, commerce, and everyday life.

## How to Convert Cubic Meters

To convert cubic meters to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert cubic meters to liters, multiply by 1000.
• Example: 2 m3 x 1000 = 2000 L
• To convert cubic meters to cubic feet, multiply by 35.3.
• Example: 2 m3 x 35.3 = 70.6 ft3
• To convert cubic meters to cubic yards, multiply by 1.3.
• Example: 2 m3 x 1.3 = 2.6 yd3
• To convert cubic meters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 264.
• Example: 2 m3 x 264 = 528 gal
• To convert cubic meters to bushels (US), multiply by 28.4.
• Example: 2 m3 x 28.4 = 56.8 bu
• To convert cubic meters to barrels (oil), multiply by 6.29.
• Example: 2 m3 x 6.29 = 12.58 bbl

To convert other units of volume to cubic meters, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert liters to cubic meters, divide by 1000.
• Example: 2000 L / 1000 = 2 m3
• To convert cubic feet to cubic meters, divide by 35.3.
• Example: 70.6 ft3 / 35.3 = 2 m3
• To convert cubic yards to cubic meters, divide by 1.3.
• Example: 2.6 yd3 / 1.3 = 2 m3
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to cubic meters, divide by 264.
• Example: 528 gal / 264 = 2 m3
• To convert bushels (US) to cubic meters, divide by 28.4.
• Example: 56.8 bu / 28.4 = 2 m3
• To convert barrels (oil) to cubic meters, divide by 6.29.
• Example: 12.58 bbl / 6.29 = 2 m3

## Where Cubic Meters are Used

Cubic meters are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

• In most countries that use the metric system, cubic meters are used for measuring water supply, gas consumption, wood volume, and other liquids and solids.
• In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United Kingdom and Canada, cubic meters are used for measuring natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and electricity.
• In the European Union, cubic meters are used for measuring carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption.
• In the aviation industry, cubic meters are used for measuring the cargo capacity of aircraft and air freight.
• In the shipping industry, cubic meters are used for measuring the volume of containers and cargo ships.

## Example Conversions of Cubic Meters to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of cubic meters to other units of volume:

• 1 m3 = 1000 L
• 1 m3 = 35.3 ft3
• 1 m3 = 1.3 yd3
• 1 m3 = 264 gal
• 1 m3 = 28.4 bu
• 1 m3 = 6.29 bbl
• 1 m3 = 0.001 km3
Cubic meters also can be marked as m3.

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