Petrochemicals and other chemical manufacturing plants are included in this sector. Natural gas makes up 71.53% of this sector's total energy consumption, while electricity makes up another 23.74%.
In 2010, the Alberta chemicals sector
consumed 97,309,300 GJ and
emitted 11,995,410 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.
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to the chemicals sector as well as to your own pilot light, click on the orange icons above....