Industrial Sector – Aggregated Industries
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 2: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Industry
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 408.8   367.6 365.6 386.7 390.7

Energy Use by Industry (PJ)
Construction 10.3   9.3 8.3 7.5 7.3
Pulp and Paper 241.0   185.9 181.0 200.2 211.6
Smelting and Refining 28.1   24.4 24.3 21.4 19.6
Petroleum Refining 24.1   10.9 9.6 10.8 10.7
Cement 6.4   5.8 6.8 11.1 11.0
Chemicals 15.2   7.1 5.9 6.9 7.0
Iron and Steel 0.2   1.2 0.9 0.8 0.5
Other Manufacturing 42.8   52.8 59.0 59.8 48.0
Forestry 3.0   6.0 6.7 6.5 6.6
Mining 37.7   64.3 63.2 61.8 68.5

Shares (%)
Construction 2.5   2.5 2.3 1.9 1.9
Pulp and Paper 59.0   50.6 49.5 51.8 54.2
Smelting and Refining 6.9   6.6 6.7 5.5 5.0
Petroleum Refining 5.9   3.0 2.6 2.8 2.7
Cement 1.6   1.6 1.9 2.9 2.8
Chemicals 3.7   1.9 1.6 1.8 1.8
Iron and Steel 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1
Other Manufacturing 10.5   14.4 16.1 15.5 12.3
Forestry 0.7   1.6 1.8 1.7 1.7
Mining 9.2   17.5 17.3 16.0 17.5
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 10.2   9.2 9.0 9.2 9.8

GHG Emissions by Industry (Mt of CO2e)
Construction 0.7   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
Pulp and Paper 3.9   1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3
Smelting and Refining 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Petroleum Refining 1.2   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Cement 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7
Chemicals 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Iron and Steel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Manufacturing 1.5   1.5 1.5 1.3 1.4
Forestry 0.2   0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Mining 1.6   3.9 3.8 3.8 4.2

Shares (%)
Construction 6.3   6.9 6.4 5.7 5.1
Pulp and Paper 37.7   13.9 12.9 13.9 13.6
Smelting and Refining 3.2   4.3 4.4 4.7 4.4
Petroleum Refining 12.1   6.8 6.1 6.7 6.2
Cement 3.2   3.8 4.7 7.9 7.5
Chemicals 4.5   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6
Iron and Steel 0.1   0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2
Other Manufacturing 15.1   16.1 16.8 14.2 14.5
Forestry 2.1   4.8 5.5 5.2 4.9
Mining 15.8   42.4 42.3 41.0 43.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 25.0   25.1 24.6 23.7 25.1

Footnotes:

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