Fuel Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fuel Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 45431 | Aug 2014

Fueling up: Fluctuating prices and changing business models will keep growth subdued

IBISWorld’s Fuel Dealers 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Fuel Dealers industry has low market share concentration. It is made up of several large firms and thousands of small, independent operators that sell liquefied petroleum (LP) gas and heating oil. More than one-third of the businesses in the industry are nonemploying operations. The largest fuel dealer, AmeriGas, accounts for only about 7.2% of industry revenue, and the four largest companies account for about one-fifth of industry revenue. More than 8,000 firms make up the remainder of the industry. However, concentration has increased in recent years, with larger firms continuing to acquire smaller, independent fuel suppliers. This trend is expected to continue into the next five years... 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 fuelsDieselServices
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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