Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (13th Edition - Last updated on 10-15-2020)

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1A1b - Fuel Combustion Activities - Energy Industries - Petroleum Refining
Sector: Industrial : Petroleum Refining and Hydrogen Production

♦ Activity: Fuel combustion - Associated gas

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2017 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 6,008 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (6,008 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: [Fuel combustion] * [Heat content] * [Fuel CO2 emission]
Reference: IPCC (2006). 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Prepared by the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme, Eggleston H.S., Buendia L., Miwa K., Ngara T., and Tanabe K. (eds). Volume 2, Chapter 2: Stationary Combustion. Published: IGES, Japan. http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/pdf/2_Volume2/V2_2_Ch2_Stationary_Combustion.pdf#http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/pdf/2_Volume2/V2_2_Ch2_Stationary_Combustion.pdf

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Fuel combustion = 113,909,000 scf of Associated gas
Basis: Data
Reference: ARB (2019). Summary of 2008 to 2018 data from California's Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Program. Reported emissions are available at: #https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/mandatory-greenhouse-gas-emissions-reporting

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Fuel CO2 emission = 0.0663 g / btu
Reference: Wang, D. M. (2007). Data request between CARB and Michael D. Wang, Senior Advisor, Western States Petroleum Association. Summer 2007.
Parameter: Heat content = 795 btu / ton
Reference: Wang, D. M. (2007). Data request between CARB and Michael D. Wang, Senior Advisor, Western States Petroleum Association. Summer 2007.

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity (derived from values listed above) —

Amount: 52.7 g of CO2 per scf of Associated gas