Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 11: Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 85.3   237.3 246.9 269.3 284.0 257.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 37.4   65.5 72.1 81.7 84.6 84.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.4   168.2 169.9 183.5 194.8 172.3
Ethanol n.a.   2.6 4.0 3.2 3.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.5   1.0 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.9

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.8   27.6 29.2 30.3 29.8 32.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 49.7   70.9 68.8 68.1 68.6 66.9
Ethanol n.a.   1.1 1.6 1.2 1.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.5   0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,514   72,764 77,759 87,052 96,988 91,976
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.97   3.26 3.17 3.09 2.93 2.80
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 5.9   16.7 17.3 18.9 19.9 18.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.6   4.4 4.9 5.5 5.7 5.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.0   12.0 12.1 13.1 13.9 12.3
Ethanol n.a.   0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Motor Gasoline 43.8   26.6 28.2 29.2 28.7 31.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 50.6   72.0 70.0 69.4 69.8 68.1
Ethanol n.a.   1.0 1.5 1.1 1.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.1   70.4 70.2 70.2 70.2 70.2