Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in the US : Market Research Report

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Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Market Research Report | NAICS 23712 | Jun 2014

Pipe restoration: Continued investment and the need for repair will keep industry demand flowing

The Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction 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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction industry has experienced strong, yet erratic demand due to volatile investment in energy-related infrastructure. Driven by higher global energy prices and the implementation of new technologies, oil and natural gas pipeline contractors experienced a considerable spike in demand in 2008, fluctuating annually in the subsequent five years. Looking forward, continued investment in unconventional domestic energy sources (e.g. shale gas and oil sands), the need to repair, replace and expand existing infrastructure and the recovery in residential construction will bolster industry performance over the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on labor, the average industry firm will invest about $0.14 in capital equipment. This industry has relatively high capital inputs relative to most construction industries. This industry typically allocates about 2.0% to 5.0% of revenue to capital expenditures on plants and equipment, though smaller-scale contractors typically lease equipment on a piecemeal basis or through subcontracting to specialist operatives (e.g. crane operators and structural steel erectors).

The basic machinery required in this industry involves earthmoving equipment (e.g. dozers, backhoes, trackhoes, ditching machines and motor graders) and specialist tunneling and pipeline equipment (e.g... purchase to read more


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What is the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry?

This industry comprises contractors that are responsible for the construction of gas and oil pipelines, mains, pumping stations, refineries and storage tanks (i.e. new work, reconstruction and repairs). It also includes construction management companies and special trade contractors that are primarily involved in oil and pipeline construction.

Industry Products
New pipeline infrastructure constructionPipeline additions and alterationsPipeline maintenance
Industry Activities
Gas and oil pipeline constructionGas main constructionOil refinery construction Pipeline repair and reconstructionPumping station constructionNatural gas processing plant construction

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