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therm

Brit a unit of heat equal to 100 000 British thermal units. One therm is equal to 1.055 056 × 108 joules

therm

[thərm]
(thermodynamics)
A unit of heat energy, equal to 100,000 international table British thermal units, or approximately 1.055 × 108 joules.

therm

A quantity of heat equivalent to 100,000 Btu.
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The three companies signed an agreement to develop, design, build and operate the proposed 500,000 decatherms per day pipeline.
At March 31, 2012, Questar Pipeline held net firm-transportation contracts totaling 4,947 thousand decatherms (Mdth) per day, essentially unchanged from 4,954 Mdth per day at March 31, 2011, when the Overthrust Loop expansion went into service.
At December 31, 2011, Questar Pipeline held net firm-transportation contracts totaling 4,973 thousand decatherms (Mdth) per day, compared to 4,744 Mdth per day at December 31, 2010, a 5% increase.
to transport up to 85,000 decatherms per day of natural gas from the Maritimes facilities to Bangor Gas' proposed distribution facilities in Veazie, Maine, and Bucksport, Maine.