Mt.

English translation: million metric tons

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German term or phrase:Mt.
English translation:million metric tons
Entered by: bbbb bbbb (X)

11:54 Nov 8, 2011
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / abbreviation
German term or phrase: Mt.
So I've been reassigned more of this document and would appreciate your help. This time I'm looking for the English equivalent of Mt.

"Mit einem uerspruenglichem Oelinalt (OOIP) von etwas 100 Mt ist R____ der groesste Oelfeld in diesem Bereich. Ende 1995 waren 23 Mt gefoerdert..."

I'm not sure why the term search doesn't allow a search containing less than three letters, so please excuse me if this is easier to find than I'm anticipating.
bbbb bbbb (X)
Eritrea
Local time: 16:20
million metric tons
Explanation:
Mt in German means Megatonne

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonne_(Einheit)

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Gerne & viel Erfolg!
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Mt - Megatonnen
million metric tons


Explanation:
Mt in German means Megatonne

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonne_(Einheit)

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Note added at 3 Tage22 Stunden (2011-11-12 10:41:38 GMT) Post-grading
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Gerne & viel Erfolg!

Coqueiro
Local time: 14:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 16
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Thank you Coqueiro and also to those confirming this answer!

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agree  Bernd Runge: Affirmative!
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