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Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction in the US: Market Research Report

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Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction Market Research Report | NAICS 21111 | Apr 2014

Natural growth: Strong global demand and rising oil and gas prices will support industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$408bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
144,946
Businesses
6,807
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Due to the economy's strong dependence on crude oil and natural gas for transport fuels and inputs, the Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry has fared well over the past five years. Output is projected to expand moderately over the five years to 2019 as rising crude oil production in some regions offsets falling output from others... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry is highly capital intensive. In 2014, for every dollar spent on wages, the average industry company will invest an estimated $4.62 in capital equipment. This ratio ranks this industry among the most capital intensive of all industries. Companies rely heavily on large-scale capital equipment, rather than labor, for output. In addition, the substantial capital cost of production facilities reflects the need for a high degree of reliability. Facilities operate constantly and must be resistant to corrosion. They must also be able to withstand extreme weather, both offshore and onshore. IBISWorld expects the industry to continue exhibiting high levels of capital intensity in the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction Industry?

Companies in this industry operate and develop oil and gas field properties. Activities include the exploration and production of crude petroleum; the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands; the exploration and production of natural gas; sulfur recovery from natural gas; and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids. Companies may operate oil and gas wells on their own account or for others on a contract or fee basis.

Industry Products
Crude oilNatural gas
 
Industry Activities
Extracting crude petroleum and natural gas Extracting natural gas liquid Exploring for crude petroleum and natural gasDrilling, completing and equipping wellsOperating separators, emulsion breakers, desilting equipment and field gathering lines for crude petroleum


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