2020 Monthly Energy Transportation and Storage Survey

This primary format of this collection instrument is an Excel-based questionnaire. For the cells labeled "Products", "Shipping region", "Receiving region" and “Storage region”, there is a limited number of valid responses that are provided via dropdown in the primary document. Please see the section "Lists of valid responses" at the end of the document for the valid responses.

This document is confidential when completed.

Coverage Statement:

If necessary, please make address label corrections in the boxes below.

  • Legal name
  • Business name
  • Title of contact
  • First name of contact
  • Last name of contact
  • Address (number and street)
  • City
  • Province/territory or state
  • Country
  • Postal code/ zip code
  • Language preference
    • English
    • French

This information is collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.

Completion of this questionnaire is a legal requirement under this act.

Survey purpose

To obtain information on the supply of and demand for energy in Canada. This information serves as an important indicator of Canadian economic performance, is used by all levels of government in establishing informed policies in the energy area and, in the case of public utilities, is used by governmental agencies to fulfil their regulatory responsibilities. The private sector likewise uses this information in the corporate decision-making process. Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Security of emails and faxes

Statistics Canada advises you that there could be a risk of disclosure during facsimile or e-mail. However, upon receipt, Statistics Canada will provide the guaranteed level of protection afforded to all information collected under the authority of the Statistics Act.


Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects which could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical and research purposes.

Data-sharing agreements

To reduce respondent burden, Statistics Canada has entered into data sharing agreements with provincial and territorial statistical agencies and other government organizations, which have agreed to keep the data confidential and use them only for statistical purposes.

Information on data sharing agreements and record linkage can be found on the last page of this questionnaire.

Reporting instructions

Please refer to the reporting instruction.

Inventories (cubic metres)

Reporting period:


  1. Pipelines: Include inventories held in tanks, terminals and lines.
    Marine vessels: Include inventories held on vessels and at terminals.
  2. For each product (see Product List tab) and region, please report opening and closing inventories for the month.
    Report opening inventories on the 1st day of the reporting month (start of day).
    Report closing inventories on the last day of the reporting month (end of day).
    Note: Opening inventories should equal previous month's closing inventories.
  3. For product definitions and detailed survey instructions please consult the Reporting Instructions.

Comments: Indicate any changes or events that affected reported inventories for this reporting period.

Inventories (cubic metres)
Products Storage region Inventories
Start of Month
(in cubic metres)
End of Month
(in cubic metres)

Movements (cubic metres)

Reporting period:


  1. Please report all movements (volume) by product type moved from shipping region to receiving region.
  2. Report each volume based on the arrival of the product at the receiving region for the specified reporting period.
  3. Exclude intermediate movements if operating in more than two provinces.
    Pipeline example: A shipment originating in US, passing through Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and terminating in Alberta, is reported as a movement from United States to Alberta only.
    Marine vessel example: A shipment originating in US, passing through Newfoundland and Quebec, and terminating in Ontario, is reported as a movement from United States to Ontario only.
  4. For product definitions and detailed survey instructions please consult the Reporting Instructions.

Comments: Indicate any changes or events that affected reported movements for this reporting period.

Movements (cubic metres)
Products Shipping region Receiving region Volume
(in cubic metres)

Lists of valid responses


  • Asphalt
  • Aviation gasoline, blending components
  • Aviation gasoline, finished
  • Biodiesel (FAME)
  • Crude oil, bitumen
  • Crude oil, heavy crude oil
  • Crude oil, lease condensate
  • Crude oil, light crude oil
  • Crude oil, synthetic crude oil
  • Diesel fuel oil
  • Fuel ethanol
  • Hydrocarbon gas liquids (mixed)
  • Hydrocarbon gas liquids, butanes
  • Hydrocarbon gas liquids, ethane
  • Hydrocarbon gas liquids, pentanes plus
  • Hydrocarbon gas liquids, propane
  • Hydrogen
  • Jet fuel, Kerosene-type
  • Kerosene
  • Light fuel oil (No. 2 and No. 3 heating fuel oils)
  • Lubricants
  • Miscellaneous products
  • Motor gasoline, blending components
  • Motor gasoline, finished
  • Petroleum coke
  • Petrochemical feedstocks
  • Renewable diesel (HDRD/HVO)
  • Residual fuel oil\Heavy fuel oil (No. 4, No.5 and No. 6 fuel oils)
  • Still gas
  • Special naphthas (solvents)
  • Unfinished oils (excluding synthetic crude oil)
  • Wax


  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Quebec
  • Ontario
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Yukon
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nunavut
  • United States
  • Foreign, non U.S.