Oil is the source of 45.83% of the energy consumed by individuals in Alberta. Most of it is used to move us from place to place. Nearly all automobiles, buses and airplanes run on gasoline or diesel which are made from oil. Oil is also used to fuel some furnaces and hot water heaters.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 162,797,000 GJ of oil and
emitted 18,438,570 GHG tonnes.
To learn how oil flows from the ground to your gas tank, click on the blue icons above....