Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 268.2   343.4 351.8 345.0 350.4
Passenger Transportation 152.7   170.1 175.1 171.9 176.8
Freight Transportation 108.9   159.5 162.6 159.0 158.2
Off-Road1 6.6   13.7 14.0 14.1 15.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.3   0.8 0.8 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.9   0.7 0.5 0.5 0.6
Motor Gasoline 124.9   151.6 156.3 159.7 172.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 74.9   94.6 101.6 100.8 102.7
Ethanol n.a.   6.1 5.7 5.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 16.6   25.9 21.8 17.8 14.0
Aviation Gasoline 1.5   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Aviation Turbo Fuel 36.9   59.6 61.5 57.1 57.9
Propane 12.3   3.7 3.4 2.8 2.8
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 46.6   44.1 44.4 46.3 49.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 27.9   27.5 28.9 29.2 29.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.8 1.6 1.7 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 6.2   7.5 6.2 5.2 4.0
Aviation Gasoline 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 13.8   17.4 17.5 16.6 16.5
Propane 4.6   1.1 1.0 0.8 0.8
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes:

1) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.