Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
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) 60.7   107.9 112.9 121.8 120.8 123.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 21.1   40.5 41.7 43.2 44.3 47.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 34.0   63.2 67.3 75.1 73.1 74.5
Ethanol n.a.   1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   2.2 2.0 1.8 1.5 1.5

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 34.8   37.5 36.9 35.5 36.7 38.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 56.0   58.6 59.6 61.6 60.5 60.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.6 1.5 1.3 1.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 9.2   2.1 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.2

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,420   23,645 25,417 28,249 28,909 30,788
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.93   4.56 4.44 4.31 4.18 4.01
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.2   7.5 7.9 8.5 8.4 8.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 1.5   2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.4   4.5 4.8 5.4 5.2 5.3
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 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 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 34.8   36.5 35.9 34.4 35.6 37.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 57.1   60.1 61.0 63.0 62.0 61.7
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 1.4 1.2 1.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 8.0   1.8 1.6 1.3 1.1 1.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8