GHG emissions from the electricity production from oil in the UK 1990-2017

This statistic shows the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to the production of electricity from oil in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that emissions have decreased significantly, with notable drops from 1990 to 2000 and from 2005 to 2010. In comparison, while in 1990 emissions reached 13.3 million metric tons, the emissions totaled 127 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent in 2017.

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electricity production from oil in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017

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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

According to the source, greenhouse gas emissions include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydro-fluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride.

Sector classification is based on the NACE code, which is the industry standard classification system for economic activities in the European Community.

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