Petrochemicals and other chemical manufacturing plants are included in this sector. Natural gas makes up 44.45% of the industry's total energy consumption, while electricity makes up another 55.35%.
In 2010, the Manitoba chemicals sector
consumed 7,435,891 GJ and
emitted 198,083 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....