Industrial Sector – Aggregated Industries
Alberta1
Table 8: Chemicals Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Chemicals Energy Use (PJ) 93.1   157.5 165.8 144.9 138.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 14.5   17.3 17.5 21.0 21.6
Natural Gas 78.4   133.7 139.9 114.2 X
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene X   X X 0.1 0.1
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   X 0.0 0.0 0.0
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.2   6.4 X 9.6 X

Shares (%)
Electricity 15.5   11.0 10.5 14.5 15.5
Natural Gas 84.2   84.9 84.4 78.8 X
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene X   X X 0.1 0.1
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   X 0.0 0.0 0.0
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.2   4.1 X 6.6 X
Total Chemicals GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 4.0   6.7 7.0 5.7 5.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 4.0   6.7 7.0 5.7 X
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene X   X X 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   X 0.0 0.0 0.0
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.0   0.0 X 0.0 X
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 43.3   42.5 42.2 39.2 39.3

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.
2) “Other” includes steam and waste fuels from the cement industry.