Fuel Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fuel Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 45431 | May 2016

Running low: Falling gas prices have threatened growth and outpaced rising demand

The Fuel Dealers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry performance tends to fluctuate widely, in line with crude oil prices and competitors' offerings. Fuel dealers can pass on product price increases or decreases to customers, which causes industry revenue to react accordingly. Consequently, as the world price of crude oil dropped during the recession, so did industry revenue. The price of crude oil is expected to continue to decrease, hurting industry operators. However, an improving overall economy will boost revenue and lead to modest industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Fuel Dealers industry mainly sells propane and heating oil. Operators also sell small quantities of diesel fuel, regular unleaded gasoline and other types of liquefied petroleum gas.


Propane accounts for the largest share of industry revenue, at an estimated 38.3% of the total. Propane is produced from the refinement of crude oil and processing of natural gas, and is used primarily for water, central heating and outdoor cooking. This product's share of industry revenue has increased over the past five years. While propane prices are lower than they were five years ago, high consumption due to the harsh winter of 2013-2014 has boosted revenue earned from propane sales this year... purchase to read more


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What is the Fuel Dealers Industry?

This industry sells heating oil, propane and other fuels directly to end users. Companies also deliver heating oil, propane and other fuels, such as autogas and kerosene, to domestic and commercial premises.

Industry Products
PropaneHeating oilOther fuelsDieselGasolineServices
Industry Activities
Selling heating oil to end usersSelling liquefied petroleum gas to end usersSelling other fuels to end usersSelling heating oil, propane and other fuels to businesses

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