Below are frequently asked questions and answers regarding engineering.  If you have a question that is not submitted on this list please send it to us using our online contact form.

Engineering FAQ

Q: Does Citizens Gas sell regulators for residential and commercial fuel line systems?

A: Yes, give us a call and we will help you with your application.

Q: I want to heat a workshop adjacent to my home.  Does Citizens Gas sell plastic gas lines?

A: Yes. We can fabricate a buried plastic gas fuel line for you and you can choose to install or we can fabricate and install. Give us a call, we would be glad to give you a price.

Q: I am looking to buy property.  First, I would like to know if natural gas is available?  If not, would Citizens Gas consider extending the gas line?

A: Give us a call to confirm exact locations. If we don’t currently service your area, we would be happy to discuss your options.

Q: What unit of measure is used for natural gas?

A: There are many different units of measure.  Please see the table below!


Units of Measure


1 cubic foot (cf)

1,000 Btu

100 cubic feet (1 ccf)

1 therm (approximate)

1,000 cubic feet (1 Mcf)

1,000,000 Btu (1 MMBtu)

1,000 Cubic Feet

1 decatherm (10 therms)

1 Million Cubic Feet

1,000,000,000 Btu      

1 Billion Cubic Feet

1,000 trillion Btu

1 Trillion Cubic Feet

1,000 quadrillion Btu