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Petroleum Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Petroleum is sold as fuel oil and liquefied petroleum gas. Demand for petroleum is driven by auto and truck use, as well as home heating.

The top two countries that consume the most petroleum are China and Japan; together they account for 20% of total global usage.

The U.S. fuel oil and LP gas dealers had total annual revenue of about $770 billion in 2013, from about 5,400 companies. Fuel oil and LP gas sales were about 40% of sales, while automotive fuels were about 10%.

Products include: gasoline, diesel fuel, heating oil, propane, jet fuel, kerosene, and lubricants.’s collection of market research studies on petroleum sales in the consumer goods and retailing industry will help you stay competitive and grow in this healthy market. We offer a full array of studies on subjects ranging from fuel and gas to specific segments of the market for petroleum use, including home heating, automobile use and sales, and petroleum distributors. Also available is a full library of country-specific studies for petroleum usage.

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Petroleum Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Turkey Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... weakness and high inflation will pressure demand over the next 12 months. The performance of the downstream sectorwill be aided by the imminent addition of the STAR refinery set to boost refining capacity from Q418. Read More

  • Slovenia Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... around 50% of thecountry's domestic needs across to 2027. A gas processing facility could be constructed in the near term but even so, Slovenia willremain entirely dependent on imports to meet its refined fuels demand. Read More

  • Gabon Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... fiscal and licensing terms could see companies more willing to invest in Gabon's costly butprospective deepwater pre-salt exploration scene. Gabon's future oil production outlook clearly depends on increased explorationand the development of its deepwater potential. Read More

  • Oman Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... offer international oil and gas companieslucrative opportunities in the country's upstream sector. Large infrastructure projects, including a new refinery and midstreamconnections, will markedly strengthen Oman's standing in the downstream sector over the next few years. Read More

  • Uzbekistan Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... constrained by large and still rising domestic demand. The development of the country'soil sector will be largely shaped by the launch of a new 110,000b/d refining facility in the Jizzakh region in 2021, which will ... Read More

  • Trinidad & Tobago Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... natural gas shortages in Trinidad and Tobago, offsetting governmentconcerns over the profitability of LNG trade. Investment has suffered in the wake of weaker market conditions, slowing upstreamprogress over the latter part of our forecast period. Read More

  • Saudi Arabia Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... brings more of its substantial spare capacity into play. We are also very optimisticabout gas production, with the continued rise in capital committed to expand domestic capacity. The downstream sector is alsoperforming well and will ... Read More

  • Malaysia Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... hit as investment in deepwater exploration and production is curtailedamid low oil prices. However, several large-scale gas projects are materialising and a string of projects will boost Malaysia's naturalgas production over the coming four years. Read More

  • Indonesia Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... rising demand. In spite of the government's desire to curb imports and boost domestic production, attractingsufficientforeign investment to achieve this, namely to advance major infrastructureprojects and stem declines at mature fields, due tosignificant above-ground risks. Read More

  • Hungary Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... increase gradually across our 10-year forecast period to 2027. This is in line with therising domestic demand. While Russia will remain the key supplier of hydrocarbons, ongoing development of regional gasinfrastructure will allow the country ... Read More

  • Albania Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... low across to 2027, making the country increasingly dependent on natural gas and refinedproducts imports. Ongoing exploration activities by Royal Dutch Shell, if successful, could rekindle the investor interest in thecountry's oil and gas industry. Read More

  • India Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... field auctions will help offset natural decline rates, butthe prospects for major greenfield investments in oil are poor. The refining sector will continue to grow, feeding rising domesticdemand and competing for market share abroad. However, ... Read More

  • Bahrain Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... the country willbe the refining capacity expansion at the Sitra refinery, the kingdom's centrepiece. An LNG import facility planned for 2019 will alsoenable a continuation of the strong gas consumption growth over the coming years. Read More

  • Oil & Gas Field Equipment Manufacturing

    ... machinery. Major companies include Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE); National Oilwell Varco; and Schlumberger (all based in the US); along with Nabors Industries (Bermuda); Shandong Kerui Petroleum Equipment (China); Technipfmc (UK); and Weatherford International ... Read More

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ... five-year period, the Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry (IBISWorld report 21111) invested substantial capital in contracting the Hydraulic Fracturing Services industry to stimulate oil and gas well production. The Hydraulic Fracturing Services industry is ... Read More

  • Bulgaria Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... for both oil and gas explorationin the area. This is a play-opening move for Bulgaria and offshore exploration is set to continue over the coming years. Theexploration outlook onshore in Bulgaria remains much more limited. Read More

  • Slovakia Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... imports, mostly from Russia; however, the country is developing pipeline interconnectionswith the regional partners, such as Bulgaria, Poland and Romania, which will allow to diversify its supply sources in the medium term.The country's 130,000b/d Bratislava ... Read More

  • Brazil Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... pre-salt reserves suggest substantial growth potential over the long term, underpinning our upbeat crudeand natural gas production outlook through 2027. Growth will be tempered by declining investment funds from Petrobras and a stillvolatile policy-making environment. Read More

  • Pakistan Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... industries. The government's decision to re-orient the national power mix infavour of natural gas (LNG) will bring with it, more investment to build out Pakistan's lagging gas import, distribution and storageinfrastructure, largely at the expense ... Read More

  • Angola Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... investment has led to significant structural declines in oil production from the country'slegacy assets with oil output set for persistent declines from 2020; tangible progress to reform state oil company Sonangol will berequired to encourage ... Read More

  • Canada Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... growth outlook for Canada's oil and gas industry given continued headwinds amid sustaineddomestic commodity price weakness. Unfavourable project economics and regulatory headwinds will discourage large-scale oilsands capacity growth, much-needed midstream expansions and LNG terminal development. Read More

  • Equatorial Guinea Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... be offset by significant new discoveries. The Fortuna FLNG project provides the most important boost to ourgas production forecasts for the country; however this will not come online until at least 2022, after a series ... Read More

  • Ghana Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... scene, with the country’s first offshore licensing round set to take place in Q4 2018.However, the prospects for the country's small and inefficient downstream sector are bleak thus subjecting Ghana forgrowing imports of refined fuels. Read More

  • Iraq Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... will raise production capacity to near 5mn b/d by the endof 2018. New associated gas processing facilities and imports from Iran will boost gas supply and use in the power sector,supporting fuel and oil exports. Read More

  • Sudan and South Sudan Oil & Gas Q4 2018

    ... view, we expect the political and security environment to remain highly fractured over the coming years, weighing onany recovery in output. The outlook for both Sudan and South Sudan is poor over the long term. ... Read More

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