Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 11: Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 85.3   254.4 230.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 37.4   84.8 86.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.4   168.5 142.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.5   0.9 0.8

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.8   33.4 37.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 49.7   66.2 61.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.5   0.3 0.3

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,596   92,792 91,141
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.95   2.74 2.53
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 5.9   17.8 16.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.6   5.7 5.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.0   12.0 10.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.8   32.2 36.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 50.6   67.5 63.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   0.3 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.1   70.1 69.7