Oil is the source of 64.12% of the energy consumed by individuals in Newfoundland and Labrador. Most of it is used to move us from place to place. Nearly all automobiles, buses and airplanes run on gasoline or diesel which are made from oil. Oil is also used to fuel furnaces and hot water heaters.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 29,326,960 GJ of oil and
emitted 2,833,224 GHG tonnes.
To learn how oil flows from the wellhead to your gas tank or pilot light, click on the blue icons above....