Table 3
Estimates of evaporative losses from on-road retail gasoline outlets in Canada, 2009

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Estimates of evaporative losses from on-road retail gasoline outlets in Canada, 2009


Table summary
This table displays the results of estimates of evaporative losses from on-road retail gasoline outlets in canada evaporative losses

  Evaporative losses
Operational losses, outlets
(litres)
37,200,000  Note 1
Evaporative losses from working  Note 2 and breathing  Note 3of storage tanks (percent) 88
Residual losses  Note 4 (percent) 12
Refuelling losses, vehicles  Note 5 (litres) 21,000,000  Note 6
36,600,000 to 37,700,000 litres (90% confidence interval).  
Losses due to the regular filling up of storage tanks by gasoline tanker trucks.  
Losses due to changes in temperature and pressure.  
Losses due to typical daily leaks and spills.  
Losses from vehicles' own gasoline tanks while refuelling.  
20,600,000 to 21,400,000 litres (90% confidence interval).  
   
1.
36,600,000 to 37,700,000 litres (90% confidence interval).
2.
Losses due to the regular filling up of storage tanks by gasoline tanker trucks.
3.
Losses due to changes in temperature and pressure.
4.
Losses due to typical daily leaks and spills.
5.
Losses from vehicles' own gasoline tanks while refuelling.
6.
20,600,000 to 21,400,000 litres (90% confidence interval).
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Survey of Industrial Processes, 2009, survey no. 5163.
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