Methane (CH4) emissions from crude petroleum and natural gas extraction in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons CO2e*)
Methane emissions from crude petroleum and natural gas extraction in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of methane (CH4) emissions attributable to the extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017, in thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). It shows that CH4 emissions have decreased from 2.2 million metric tons in 1990 to 1.3 million metric tons in 2017.
Methane (CH4) emissions from crude petroleum and natural gas extraction in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons CO2e*)
Emissions in thousand metric tons CO2e
20171,255.3
20161,149.2
20151,179.3
20141,226.3
20131,256.9
20121,461.9
20111,407.9
20101,351.7
20051,207.2
20001,636.6
19951,970.2
19902,152
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*Carbon dioxide equivalent.

Methane (CH4) is the second most emitted greenhouse gas in the world, following carbon dioxide (CO2).

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

Methane emissions from crude petroleum and natural gas extraction in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of methane (CH4) emissions attributable to the extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017, in thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). It shows that CH4 emissions have decreased from 2.2 million metric tons in 1990 to 1.3 million metric tons in 2017.
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