Fuel Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Fuel Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 45431 | May 2015

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
Add to Cart
Add to Cart
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Fuel Dealers industry has moderate barriers to entry. Firms that attempt to enter the industry must gain access to cost-effective and reliable sources of heating oil and propane for distribution. They also need to attract a customer base, most commonly from existing dealerships. High industry competition limits access to customers.

New firms lack economies of scale because they have few customers when first entering the industry. If customers are geographically distant, transportation costs may be prohibitive due to high per-unit expenses. Because the industry's products are generic, operators differentiate themselves through service and efficiency. New firms can find it difficult to gain a good reputation for service and efficiency in a short period of time... purchase to read more


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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

View Sample
Select Clients