Natural Gas Distribution in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Natural Gas Distribution in Canada

The Natural Gas Distribution industry in Canada is composed of gas distribution utilities, gas marketers and brokers. The industry has exhibited strong performance over the five years to 2019, despite highly volatile world and domestic prices of natural gas. Industry revenue has fluctuated in line with changes in natural gas prices, although the rates paid for industry products by downstream consumers have not been as volatile. While revenue has fallen, the industry has experienced positive demand conditions over the past five years. The industry is expected to continue its recent rebound over the five years to 2024. Utility regulatory bodies are expected to increase retail prices in line with natural gas market price growth, while expanded infrastructure is expected to grow the industry's available customer base.

This industry distributes natural gas to manufacturers, businesses and consumers through utility gas pipelines. Industry establishments are also composed of natural gas marketers, which purchase and sell natural gas on wholesale markets. This industry does not include long-distance gas transportation operators.

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.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table World price of natural gas
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Enbridge Gas Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Energir LP (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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