Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 20: Car Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Car Energy Use (PJ) 75.5   64.8 66.6 62.0 58.4 61.4 58.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 69.4   62.3 64.4 60.0 56.1 58.5 55.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.0   1.0 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.6   1.5 1.3 1.0 1.1 1.6 1.9

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.7   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 91.9   96.1 96.6 96.8 96.1 95.3 94.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.3   1.5 1.3 1.4 1.8 2.0 2.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.1   2.3 1.9 1.6 1.9 2.6 3.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 31,472   32,511 33,767 31,744 30,279 32,050 30,581
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.40   1.99 1.97 1.95 1.93 1.92 1.92
Car GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 5.2   4.5 4.6 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 4.8   4.4 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 92.8   96.4 96.9 97.0 96.3 95.5 94.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.3   1.5 1.4 1.5 1.9 2.1 2.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.4   2.0 1.7 1.4 1.7 2.3 2.9
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.5   70.0 69.6 69.3 68.9 68.5 68.2