Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 20: Car Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Car Energy Use (PJ) 75.5   51.7 52.7 53.0 52.9 54.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.5   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 69.4   47.1 48.3 48.8 48.9 51.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.0   0.8 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.2
Ethanol n.a.   2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.6   1.4 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.7   0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 91.9   91.3 91.6 92.1 92.4 95.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.3   1.6 1.8 2.1 2.1 2.2
Ethanol n.a.   3.9 3.7 3.3 3.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.1   2.6 2.5 2.2 1.9 1.9

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 31,736   27,387 28,265 28,633 28,754 29,470
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.38   1.89 1.87 1.85 1.84 1.83
Car GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 5.2   3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 4.9   3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
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 0.5   0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
Motor Gasoline 92.9   91.7 92.0 92.4 92.6 95.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.3   1.7 1.9 2.2 2.3 2.4
Ethanol n.a.   3.8 3.5 3.2 3.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.3   2.4 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.4   67.6 67.4 67.3 67.2 67.3