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  2015 2015 by business unit 2014 2013
  Spectra
Energy1
Western
Canada
Union
Gas
U.S.
Transmission
   
Hours Worked 14,213,419 2,211,049 4,402,095 7,600,275 13,750,682 11,268,035
Work Ratio (% of Employee Hours) 100% 16% 31% 53% 100% 100%
Employee Lost Workday Case Rate2 0.23 0.27 0.05 0.33 0.36 0.39
Employee Total Incident Case Rate3 1.03 1.18 1.45 0.77 1.03 1.74
Employee Vehicle Incident Case Rate4 3.27 4.05 3.07 3.14 4.02 3.68
Employee Preventable Vehicle Incident Case Rate5 1.97 2.10 2.12 1.95 2.63 2.76
Employee Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0
Contractor Total Incident Case Rate3 0.82 0.96 1.76 0.51 1.13 1.46
Contractor Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 Employee Health and Safety data excludes DCP Midstream or jointly operated assets.
2 Employee LWCR (Lost Workday Case Rate) = No. of Lost Workday Cases multiplied by 200,000 hours and divided by actual hours worked.
3 Employee/Contractor TICR (Total Incident Case Rate) = No. of injuries multiplied by 200,000 hours and divided by actual hours worked.
4 Employee VICR (Vehicle Incident Case Rate) = No. of vehicle accidents multiplied by 1,000,000 miles and divided by actual miles driven.
5 Incident types to be deemed non-preventable, after thorough review, include: animal strikes, struck while properly stopped, and struck by flying debris.

  2015 2015 by business unit 2014 2013
  Spectra
Energy1
Western
Canada
Union
Gas
U.S.
Transmission
   
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
(Thousand Metric Ton CO2e)
           
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 4,788 3,040 229 1,519 4,804 4,632
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - Vented 1,695 1,695 0 0 1,955 2,045
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - Mobile Sources 27 4 8 15 25 26
Methane (CH4) 2,091 301 579 1,211 1,981 1,840
Nitrous Oxide (N2O) 29 25 3 1 28 28
Total Direct GHG Emissions2 8,630 5,066 819 2,746 8,793 8,571
Indirect GHG Emissions 1,352 128 2 1,223 911 640
Total Direct and Indirect GHG Emissions 9,983 5,193 821 3,986 9,705 9,211
Normalized Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
(thousand metric tons CO2e/BBTU throughput)
           
Normalized Total GHG 1.67 5.63 1.08 0.92 1.79 1.86
Normalized Total Criteria Contaminants 0.006 0.031 0.001 0.002 0.008 0.010
Energy Consumption (Thousand MWh)            
Electricity Use 2,579 165 32 2,381 1,833 1,152
Criteria Air Emissions (thousand tons)            
NOx Emissions 16.1 10.0 0.3 5.8 16.5 16.2
SOx Emissions 12.1 12.1 0.0 0.0 14.1 15.8
Carbon Monoxide (CO) 7.7 5.0 0.1 2.5 7.5 8.1
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) 2.4 1.1 0.3 1.0 2.5 2.5
Total Criteria Air Pollutant Emissions 38.3 28.2 0.7 9.3 40.6 42.6
Waste Generation (in metric tons)            
Hazardous Waste 3,318 2,626 422 270 4,662 3,645
Non-hazardous Waste 20,256 14,045 604 5,607 16,854 6,848
Total Recyclables 27,778 22,627 533 4,579 26,885 26,290
Spills (Frequency) 46 37 5 4 41 33
Notice of Violations (NOVs) 15 6 0 9 12 8
Fines3 $18,750 $0 $0 $18,750 $4,900 $22,980

1 All environmental data excludes DCP Midstream and jointly operated assets.
2 Direct emissions are reported on operational control basis.
3 Not all NOVs have been reviewed for possible fines at time of reporting.

  2015 2015 by business unit 2014 2013
  Spectra
Energy1
Western
Canada
Union
Gas
U.S.
Transmission
   
Total Employees 6,007 1,337 2,316 2,354 5,861 5,711
Bargaining Unit Employees 1,385 540 845 0 1,370 1,367
Bargaining Unit Employee Percentages 23% 40% 36% 0% 23% 24%
Total Females 1,717 333 830 554 1,688 1,625
Females as a Percentage of Total 29% 25% 36% 24% 29% 28%
Females as a Percentage of Management 25% 24% 30% 23% 25% 25%
Total Minorities2 N/A N/A N/A 492 N/A N/A
Minorities as a Percentage of Total2 N/A N/A N/A 21% N/A N/A
Minorities as a Percentage of Professional2 N/A N/A N/A 33% N/A N/A
Minorities as a Percentage of Management2 N/A N/A N/A 19% N/A N/A
Voluntary Turnover Rate3 4.83% 4.94% 4.32% 5.27% 5.2% 4.2%
Total Workforce Receiving Training 1,180       932 914
Total Investment in Workforce Training $1.84 million       $1.95 million $1.5 million
Total Payroll $879 million       $918 million $872 million

1 Excludes DCP Midstream and jointly operated assets.
2 Ethnic diversity data is not captured in Canada due to privacy regulations.
3 Union Gas data includes Maritimes and Northeast employees located in Canada.

  2015 2015 by business unit 2014 2013
(in millions) Spectra
Energy1
Western
Canada
Union
Gas
U.S.
Transmission
   
Material and Service Spend $3,305 $555 $656 $2,094 $2,513 $2,726
Diversity Spend2 $102 $18 $6 $77 $176 $80

1 Excludes jointly operated assets.
2 Only diversity spend data captured in Canada is Aboriginal spend.