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Oil & Gas Field Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Oil & Gas Field Services Market Research Report | NAICS 21311 | Jun 2014

Digging deep: Rising oil prices will spur demand, but drilling bans and regulation will limit growth

IBISWorld’s Oil & Gas Field Services 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
$114bn
Annual Growth 09-14
11.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
272,347
Businesses
10,735
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the past five years, the industry has benefited from the rise in oil and natural gas prices, which has boosted extractors' demand for the industry's services. Demand for oil and natural gas will continue to grow as the economy recovers in the coming years. Nevertheless, the stringent permitting process for new offshore wells in the Gulf of Mexico will likely restrict potential revenue growth. Furthermore, increased government regulations for hydraulic fracturing are anticipated to lower the attractiveness of natural gas projects... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entry in the Oil and Gas Field Services industry vary depending on the services being provided. For example, simple exploration and geological services have fewer barriers than offshore drilling services. Overall, the level of barriers to entry into the industry is considered medium, mostly because small operators can participate in this industry by providing information, research and management services. Barriers to entry are very high for firms that provide comprehensive oil and gas drilling services.

The industry has substantial working capital requirements. Firms need to be able to fund activity until day-rate or progress payments (in the case of a lump-sum contract) are made... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Oil & Gas Field Services Industry?

Operators in this industry provide support services on a fee or contract basis to companies involved in oil and gas extraction, mining and quarrying. Industry operators may also provide services such as drilling, taking core samples and making geological observations at prospective work sites.

Industry Products
Oilfield support servicesOil drilling servicesNatural gas well support servicesNatural gas drilling servicesCoal mining supportMetallic ore mining support Nonmetallic ore mining support
 
Industry Activities
Drilling oil and gas wellsSurveying wellsRunning, cutting and pulling casings, tubes and rodsCementing wellsPerforating well casingsAcidizing and chemically treating wellsCoal explorationMetal ore explorationNonmetallic mineral ore explorationContract mining


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