Petrochemicals and other chemical manufacturing plants are included in this sector. Electricity makes up 72.21% of the sector's total energy consumption, while oil makes up another 0.11%.
In 2010, the chemicals sector in this region
consumed 10,852,250 GJ and
emitted 298,527 GHG tonnes.
Products manufactured by the chemicals industry ultimately find their way into your home, often in the form of plastic devices like a toothbrush or zipper.
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