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Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction in the US: Market Research Report

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Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction Market Research Report | NAICS 21111 | Dec 2015

Gassing up: Improving technology is anticipated to maximize well efficiency

IBISWorld’s Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$298bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
190,361
Businesses
87,429
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Oil and Gas Extraction industry has been challenged in recent months by a decline in oil prices. However, new technologies and extraction techniques enabled the industry to quickly recover from the negative shocks of the economic downturn and ushered in several years of strong growth. In the coming years, improving technology is anticipated to assist operators in meeting environmental concerns and maximize well efficiency; as a result, IBISWorld expects that industry companies will be able to continue operating profitably and successfully in the United States... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 6.0% in the 10-year period to 2020. US GDP is expected to grow 2.2% annually on average during the same period. While IVA growth in this industry is expected to outpace the overall economy, this growth is inflated by depressed revenue during 2010, resulting from the recession. The importance of oil and gas extraction will continue to ensure the relevance of this industry. Recent discoveries in the Bakken oil field in North Dakota and the Appalachian basin have bolstered the United States' supply of natural gas resources... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction Industry?

Companies in this industry operate and develop oil and gas field properties. Activities include the exploration and production of crude petroleum; the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands; the exploration and production of natural gas; sulfur recovery from natural gas; and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids. Companies may operate oil and gas wells on their own account or for others on a contract or fee basis.

Industry Products
Crude oil and lease condensateNatural gas liquidsDry natural gas
 
Industry Activities
Extracting crude petroleum and natural gas Extracting natural gas liquid Exploring for crude petroleum and natural gasDrilling, completing and equipping wellsOperating separators, emulsion breakers, desilting equipment and field gathering lines for crude petroleum


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