Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 26: Freight Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Freight Truck Energy Use (PJ) 85.3   253.8 231.9 224.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 37.4   84.4 87.8 86.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.4   168.4 143.1 137.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.5   0.9 0.8 0.6

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.8   33.3 37.9 38.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 49.7   66.4 61.7 61.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.5   0.3 0.3 0.3

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,733   92,697 90,376 92,625
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.93   2.74 2.57 2.42
Freight Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 5.9   17.7 16.2 15.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.5   5.7 5.9 5.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.0   12.0 10.2 9.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.3   32.1 36.6 37.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 51.0   67.6 63.1 62.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.7   0.3 0.3 0.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.9 69.7 69.7