Industrial Sector – Aggregated Industries
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 2: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Industry
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Energy Use (PJ) 408.8   410.8 412.0 413.7

Energy Use by Industry (PJ)
Construction 10.3   9.3 12.7 11.4
Pulp and Paper 241.0   212.5 196.3 199.8
Smelting and Refining 28.1   19.9 33.4 34.6
Petroleum Refining 24.1   10.6 12.3 9.7
Cement 6.4   12.6 14.0 15.0
Chemicals 15.2   6.9 7.2 7.9
Iron and Steel 0.2   0.5 1.4 0.9
Other Manufacturing 42.8   64.7 54.1 55.6
Forestry 3.0   7.3 6.6 6.2
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 37.7   66.6 73.8 72.8

Shares (%)
Construction 2.5   2.3 3.1 2.7
Pulp and Paper 58.9   51.7 47.6 48.3
Smelting and Refining 6.9   4.8 8.1 8.4
Petroleum Refining 5.9   2.6 3.0 2.4
Cement 1.6   3.1 3.4 3.6
Chemicals 3.7   1.7 1.8 1.9
Iron and Steel 0.0   0.1 0.4 0.2
Other Manufacturing 10.5   15.8 13.1 13.4
Forestry 0.7   1.8 1.6 1.5
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 9.2   16.2 17.9 17.6
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 10.2   9.9 10.7 10.5

GHG Emissions by Industry (Mt of CO2e)
Construction 0.6   0.6 0.9 0.8
Pulp and Paper 3.8   1.4 1.4 1.4
Smelting and Refining 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.4
Petroleum Refining 1.2   0.6 0.7 0.6
Cement 0.3   0.9 1.1 1.2
Chemicals 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1
Iron and Steel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Manufacturing 1.5   1.3 1.2 1.2
Forestry 0.2   0.5 0.5 0.5
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 1.6   4.1 4.4 4.3

Shares (%)
Construction 6.4   6.5 8.3 7.5
Pulp and Paper 37.6   13.8 13.2 13.7
Smelting and Refining 3.2   4.1 4.1 4.1
Petroleum Refining 11.9   5.9 6.5 5.3
Cement 3.2   8.8 9.8 11.0
Chemicals 4.5   0.6 0.6 0.7
Iron and Steel 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.3
Other Manufacturing 15.2   13.1 11.4 11.8
Forestry 2.1   5.4 4.5 4.3
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 15.9   41.6 41.5 41.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 24.9   24.1 26.0 25.3

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.