Industrial Sector – Aggregated Industries
Canada
Table 16: Mining Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Mining Energy Use (PJ) 347.6   1,048.3 1,156.1 1,244.2 1,275.8 1,336.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 103.5   109.6 119.8 115.9 116.2 113.5
Natural Gas 72.2   519.3 605.8 704.4 755.8 810.7
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 42.9   121.8 118.5 123.4 114.5 115.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 14.9   9.6 10.5 13.1 13.7 12.4
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 97.0   229.9 225.3 225.5 221.6 231.5
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 5.4   50.9 63.4 52.8 49.8 47.9
Coal 4.4   X X X 2.7 3.7
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 7.3   4.0 4.0 1.8 X X
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 29.8   10.5 10.4 9.3 9.1 8.5
Natural Gas 20.8   49.5 52.4 56.6 59.2 60.7
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 12.3   11.6 10.3 9.9 9.0 8.6
Heavy Fuel Oil 4.3   0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1 0.9
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 27.9   21.9 19.5 18.1 17.4 17.3
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 1.6   4.9 5.5 4.2 3.9 3.6
Coal 1.3   X X X 0.2 0.3
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 2.1   0.4 0.3 0.2 X X
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
GDP (million $2007) 83,399   123,319 120,726 124,763 132,193 129,117
Energy Intensity (MJ/$2007 – GDP) 4.2   8.5 9.6 10.0 9.7 10.4
Total Mining GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.5   66.0 73.3 79.2 80.5 84.2

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 5.8   4.7 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.2
Natural Gas 4.9   34.5 40.0 46.5 49.7 53.0
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 3.1   9.1 8.9 9.3 8.6 8.6
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.1   0.7 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.9
Still Gas and Petroleum Coke 5.9   13.2 13.7 13.8 13.4 14.1
LPG and Gas Plant NGL 0.3   3.1 3.9 3.2 3.0 2.9
Coal 0.4   X X X 0.2 0.3
Coke and Coke Oven Gas 0.8   0.5 0.4 0.2 X X
Wood Waste and Pulping Liquor 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 64.7   63.0 63.4 63.7 63.1 63.0
Total Mining GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 16.7   61.4 68.6 74.6 76.2 80.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 47.9   58.5 59.3 60.0 59.7 59.9

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes steam and waste fuels from the cement industry.