Oil and gas production is Newfoundland and Labrador's largest industry, ranking as Canada's third largest oil producer. However, it takes energy to make energy
. Electricity accounts for (0%) of energy consumed in this sector. Oil (38.63%), coal (61.35%) and natural gas (0%) make up the balance.
In 2010, oil and gas production (including transmission facilities)
consumed 5,169,730 GJ and
emitted 1,557,530 GHG tonnes.
The fuels produced by this sector ultimately make their way to other industrial, commercial, institutional and residential end users.
To learn how oil flows from the wellhead to petroleum producers, as well as to your own gas tank, click on the blue icons above....