Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 11: Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 60.7   119.3 125.0 127.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 21.1   47.8 52.2 51.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 34.0   69.8 71.5 75.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   1.5 1.2 1.3

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 34.8   40.1 41.7 40.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 56.0   58.5 57.2 58.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 9.2   1.3 1.0 1.0

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,584   30,109 34,003 36,639
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.89   3.96 3.68 3.48
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.2   8.3 8.7 8.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 1.4   3.2 3.5 3.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.4   5.0 5.1 5.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 34.4   38.8 40.4 38.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 57.5   60.0 58.6 60.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 8.1   1.1 0.9 0.9
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.5 69.5 69.5