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Fuel Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fuel Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 45431 | May 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Fuel Dealers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$38bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
74,270
Businesses
7,880
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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Fuel Dealers industry has a 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 an estimated 9.8% of industry revenue, and the four largest companies account for only an estimated 22.8%. 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 following 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 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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