The Gas Pipeline Transportation industry has experienced a variety of conditions over the past five years to 2017. As a whole, natural gas consumption has increased, spurring production and demand from industry operators. Industry operators are investing heavily in expanding their infrastructure to maintain capacity, resulting in higher capital spending during the five-year period. Industry growth is forecast to continue over the five years to 2022. Electricity generation operators will continue to demand natural gas as prices remain near historic lows. Natural gas extractors will also expand production in shale basins during the outlook period, which will lead to continued growth in the amount of gas that needs to be transported.
This industry transports natural gas from processing plants to local distribution systems using pipelines. This industry does not include the recovery of natural gas from wells or the processing of natural gas.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.