Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

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

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1B2aii - Fugitive Emissions from Fuels - Oil and Natural Gas - Oil - Flaring
Sector: Industrial : Petroleum Refining and Hydrogen Production

♦ Activity: Flaring -

♦ Greenhouse gas: Methane ( CH4 )

► Year 2001 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 81.56 tonnes of CH4 Emitted (2,039 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Compilation
Calculation: Compilation of Mandatory Reporting emission values for 2009; previous years emissions are estimated by scaling 2009 emissions by the amount of fuel use
Reference: ARB (2016). Technical support document on GHG inventory methodologies for the 2000-2014 inventory. See Discussion of how GHG Mandatory Reporting emissions were used to estimate previous years emission proportionally to fuel use, available at:

● Activity level used in calculations —

Basis: None
Reference: Not Applicable.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable
Constant: Global warming potential of CH4 = 25
Reference: IPCC (2007). Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Solomon S., Qin D., Manning M., Chen Z., Marquis M., Averyt K.B., Tignor M., and Miller H.L. (eds.). #

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

Amount: Not Applicable