Industrial Sector – Aggregated Industries
Alberta1
Table 12: Mining Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Mining Energy Use (PJ) 194.5   914.2 1,002.9 1,031.7 1,079.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 39.2   50.9 44.9 47.0 46.4
Natural Gas 45.6   528.1 627.2 673.2 718.5
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 13.3   69.4 71.3 61.6 55.6
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 95.8   218.6 219.2 213.0 223.7
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.3   46.8 39.9 36.8 35.1
Coal 0.3   X X X X
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 20.2   5.6 4.5 4.6 4.3
Natural Gas 23.4   57.8 62.5 65.3 66.6
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 6.8   7.6 7.1 6.0 5.2
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 49.3   23.9 21.9 20.6 20.7
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.2   5.1 4.0 3.6 3.3
Coal 0.1   X X X X
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Mining GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 10.0   56.5 62.8 64.2 67.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 3.1   35.0 41.5 44.4 47.1
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 1.0   5.2 5.4 4.6 4.2
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 5.8   13.4 13.5 13.0 13.7
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.0   2.9 2.4 2.3 2.2
Coal 0.0   X X X X
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 51.2   61.8 62.6 62.2 62.1

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.
2) “Other” includes steam and waste fuels from the cement industry.