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

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1A2m - Fuel Combustion Activities - Manufacturing Industries and Construction - Non-specified Industry.
Sector: Industrial : Manufacturing

♦ Activity: Fuel combustion - Residual fuel oil

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2000 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 53,475 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (53,475 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 = 4,747,000 gal of Residual fuel oil
Basis: Data
Reference: EIA (2019). Energy Information Administration. Petroleum Navigator. Topics for Petroleum Consumption/Sales. Accessed online at: https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_cons_821usea_dcu_SCA_a.htm#https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_cons_821usea_dcu_SCA_a.htm

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Fuel CO2 emission = 0.0751 g / btu
Reference: ARB Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Regulation. Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 98 (98.30 to 98.38). Available online at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98#https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98
Parameter: Heat content = 150,000 btu / gal
Reference: ARB Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Regulation. Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 98 (98.30 to 98.38). Available online at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98#https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98

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

Amount: 11,265 g (i.e. 11.27 kg) of CO2 per gal of Residual fuel oil