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Oil Pipeline Transportation in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Oil Pipeline Transportation in the US

The Oil Pipeline Transportation industry has grown over the past five years, driven by steady oil production in Canada and the United States. Directional drilling, hydraulic fracturing and other advanced drilling techniques have increased the number of profitable oil reserves across North America. As production has increased, oil and gas companies have demanded additional pipeline capacity to transport crude oil from extraction sites to refineries, where crude oil can be refined into higher value products like gasoline. In the coming years, crude oil production will continue to rise, and pipeline investments will drive industry growth. Profitability will also increase, as companies will be able to boost transportation rates as demand grows.

Industry operators primarily transport crude oil through pipelines. This industry does not include companies that predominantly transport other commodities besides crude oil, including 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.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from petroleum refining
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • 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 Energy Partners LP (industry relevant segment) – financial performance*
    • Table TransCanada Corporation - (industry relevant operations) – financial performance*
    • Table Plains All American Pipeline LP (industry relevant segments) – financial performance*
    • Table Sunoco Logistics (industry relevant segments) - financial performance*
    • Table Enterprise Product Partners (industry relevant segments) – 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
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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