The refining sector for this region includes two oil refineries; one is located in Prince George, BC, and the other is in Burnaby, BC.  
In 2010, British Columbia's refining sector
consumed 16,348,160 GJ and
emitted 990,350 GHG tonnes.
British Columbia's refineries use industrial byproducts for about two-fifths of their fuel needs; however, natural gas is the predominant fuel source (25.60%) for the refining sector as a whole.  Electricity (8.35%) and oil (0.22%) make up the balance.
To learn how oil flows from the ground to a refinery, as well as to your own gas tank, click on the blue icons above....
The smelting facility at Trail, BC obtains a significant portion of its power needs from a hydroelectric generating station