Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In 2012, the Oil and Gas Drilling Support Services industry is expected to generate $34.9 billion. Over the past five years, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 10.6% per year. With rising labor costs and raw material prices, industry profit is estimated at 2.5% of revenue in 2012 – although low, profit has recovered significantly from losses in 2009 due to the global recession.
A major feature of this industry is the existing oligopoly among the three state-owned oil companies, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). In 2012, their combined market share is estimated to be 92.6% of industry revenue.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Drilling services form the largest service segment of this industry, and includes directional drilling, vertical drilling and horizontal drilling. This service segment requires highly skilled workers. Due to the rapid growth in other segments, the share of this segment is expected to decrease slightly over time.
Oil well services
Oil well services include a wide range of support activities including well testing, well logging, oil testing, well cementing and well completion. Such services rely heavily on technology as the service is generally conducted via computer or digital devices. The share of this service segment is expected to remain steady in the future... purchase to read more