How many gallons are there in a barrel?
There are 31.5 US fluid gallons in a fluid barrel and 42 US gallons in an oil barrel. There are 26.25 US dry gallons in a dry barrel.
1 Barrel [Fluid] = 31.5 Gallons [US, Fluid]
1 Barrel [Oil] = 42 Gallons [US, Oil]
1 Barrel [Dry] = 26.24975569 Gallons [US, Dry]
How to convert barrels to gallons?
To convert barrels to gallons, multiply the fluid barrel value by 31.5, oil barrel value by 42 and the dry barrel value by 26.25.
For example, to find out how many gallons there are in a fluid barrel and a half, multiply 1.5 by 31.5 that makes 47.25 US fluid gallons in 1.5 fluid barrels.
You may also use this volume units conversion calculator tool to convert between barrels, gallons and other volume units.
What is a barrel (bbl)?
Barrel is a hollow cylindrical container. There are fluid (to measure beer etc), oil (petroleum products) and the dry barrels. The oil barrel is the largest of all and equals to 42 gallons. The abbreviation is "bbl".
What is a gallon?
Gallon is an imperial and US Customary volume unit and equals to 3.78 liters, 4 quarts and 128 fluid ounces. The abbreviation is "gal".