Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 10: Passenger Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 112.6   119.8 123.5 119.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4
Natural Gas 0.1   1.0 1.1 1.4
Motor Gasoline 101.2   106.7 112.1 110.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 6.2   11.2 9.4 7.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.9   0.6 0.5 0.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.3
Natural Gas 0.1   0.8 0.9 1.1
Motor Gasoline 89.8   89.1 90.8 91.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.5   9.3 7.6 6.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.4   0.5 0.4 0.4

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 44,762   60,893 61,877 62,119
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.52   1.97 2.00 1.93
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 7.7   8.0 8.3 8.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 7.0   7.2 7.5 7.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.4   0.8 0.7 0.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.1   0.6 0.6 0.8
Motor Gasoline 90.4   89.1 90.9 92.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.7   9.9 8.1 6.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 3.9   0.4 0.4 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   67.1 67.0 66.9

Footnotes:

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