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Natural Gas Procurement Research Report | Published: Mar 2016

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Natural Gas : Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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IBISWorld’s Natural Gas Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Natural Gas . This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
Benchmark Price
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Price Change 11-14
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Power Score
Profit Benchmark
Profit Benchmark
Price Change 14-17
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Natural Gas - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, the average price for natural gas has been falling at an estimated annualized rate of 9.7%. This downward trend is due to an increase in domestic natural gas production and improved processing automation practices.Fluctuations in natural gas supply and demand have a significant effect on the price of natural gas. Domestic production of oil and gas has risen at an... purchase to read more

Natural Gas - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for natural gas is typically low. However, it is highly dependent on the distribution method of the natural gas. Buyers may require gas cylinders, regulators, transfer lines or delivery services in addition to their natural gas purchase. Although the total cost of ownership may exceed 50.0% of the benchmark price per year from the upstream suppliers like refineries,... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of natural gas. Natural gas is a type of fossil fuel and is a nonrenewable resource that comes in liquefied (LNG) or compressed (CNG) forms. Natural gas is measured in British Thermal Units (BTU) or per million BTU (MMBtu). Suppliers provide natural gas to buyers for use in heating, cooking and power generation, as well as for fuel in transportation and manufacturing fertilizers. This report excludes other types of energy sources, such as oil, coal, nuclear and solar energy, and does not include gasoline.

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