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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.

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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 Analysis Chapter

The Oil and Gas Extraction industry has benefited from improving technology and strong demand for energy products over the five years to 2015. The emergence of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has enabled industry operators to ramp up production at previously uneconomical deposits; this has helped the industry recover rapidly from the economic downturn. The United States has also increasingly emphasized energy self-sufficiency over the past five years; while trade still remains significant, industry operators have begun to shift their long-term focus toward domestic production of oil and gas products. However, revenue is projected to decline 30.4% in 2015 due to low oil prices over the year... 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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