Natural Gas Focused2018-08-16T15:41:11+00:00

Natural Gas Focused

Natural gas is the cleanest-burning hydrocarbon with a wide variety of uses in our communities. Electricity generated from natural gas helps reduce GHG emissions, as it emits about half the greenhouse gases that coal does, when used in electricity generation.

Natural gas has the potential to play an important role in reducing Canada’s GHG emissions. For example, the electricity sector’s emissions dropped from 118 megatonnes in 2000 to 70 megatonnes in 2014 as plants switched from coal to natural gas.

CLEAN

CLEAN

Natural gas is the cleanest-burning hydrocarbon. Electricity generated from natural gas emits about half the greenhouse gases than coal.

RELIABLE

RELIABLE

Natural gas plays an important role in advancing renewable energy and can be used to fill the gap when intermittent renewables, such as wind and solar, are not available.

AFFORDABLE

AFFORDABLE

Natural gas is abundant, easy to transport through pipelines and burns more cleanly than other hydrocarbons.

ECONOMIC

ECONOMIC

Natural gas development contributes to Canada’s economy through jobs, taxes and royalties paid to the provincial and federal governments.

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REDUCTION IN GHG EMISSIONS FROM SWITCHING TO NATURAL GAS AS VEHICLE FUEL

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CANADA’S ENERGY NEEDS THAT ARE MET BY NATURAL GAS

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TOTAL PRODUCTION IS NATURAL GAS

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CLEANER THAN COAL FOR ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION

Culinary adventures are greener when powered by natural gas.

The blue flame of natural gas powers our lives with less emissions.