Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 10: Passenger Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 115.0   108.3 111.3 114.6 115.6 119.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.3   0.7 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.8   0.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 97.2   93.6 96.7 99.6 101.7 109.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 9.9   7.7 7.7 8.8 8.4 8.6
Ethanol n.a.   4.0 3.9 3.6 3.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.7   1.8 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 84.5   86.4 86.9 86.9 88.0 91.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 8.6   7.2 6.9 7.7 7.3 7.2
Ethanol n.a.   3.7 3.5 3.1 3.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.8   1.7 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.1

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 49,390   56,194 58,325 60,121 60,145 62,501
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.33   1.93 1.91 1.91 1.92 1.91
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 8.0   7.3 7.5 7.7 7.8 8.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 6.8   6.4 6.6 6.7 6.8 7.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.7   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Ethanol n.a.   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.5   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 85.6   87.1 87.5 87.3 87.9 91.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 8.8   7.6 7.4 8.2 7.7 7.6
Ethanol n.a.   3.6 3.4 3.0 3.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.1   1.5 1.4 1.2 1.0 1.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.3   67.5 67.2 67.2 67.4 67.5

Footnotes:

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