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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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But profit-taking selling squeezed the margin of rise in the afternoon, with crude oil futures closing at 39,280 yen per kiloliter, up 500 yen.
The factory is estimated to need around 83 tons sugarcane a day on assumption that six kiloliter of ethanol could be produced from a ton of sugarcane.
The volume, approved by the House of Representatives in the 2005 state budget is 59.6 million kiloliters. The stock was calculated based on last year's requirement of 60 million kiloliters.
Table - 3 Indonesia's production of lube base oil 1995-1999 Year Production Growth (Kiloliter) (%) 1995 276,346 -- 1996 284,976 3.1 1997 249,511 -12.4 1998 239,337 -4.1 1999 376,699 57.4 Average growth 11.0
Pertamina's debottlenecking program, which was already completed early in 1999 in its Cilacap processing facility, has doubled its production capacity for base oil from 250,000 kiloliters to 428,000 kiloliters a year.
In 2013, lube oil sales of Pertamina Lubricant reached 585,000 kiloliters, with 60% to 65% or 454,000 kiloliters are disposed of on the domestic market.
30 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta on Monday said that decision taken by the Delhi Jal Board to supply 20 kiloliters of free water to each household is not going to benefit anyone.
Japan's output of petroleum products in the reporting month fell 5.2 percent from a year earlier to 16.39 million kiloliters, marking the third consecutive monthly year-on-year drop.
Noteworthy is that CPC will compete against its local counterpart Formosa Petrochemical overseas, as the latter has been more active in the global market, having exported 16.41 million kiloliters of gasoline and related products in 2008, far more than CPC's 3.17 million kiloliters.
Japan's gasoline sales dropped 1.1 percent in 2006 from a year earlier to 60.94 million kiloliters, marking the first fall in 32 years, according to government data released Wednesday.
To supply the equivalent amount of power by burning fossil fuels would require some 58,800 kiloliters of crude oil per year, approximately equal to 300,000 oil drums.