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Natural Gas Procurement Research Report | Published: Dec 2014

Helping businesses make better purchasing decisions, faster

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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If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Natural Gas procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Natural Gas , such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Price Change 17-20
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Natural Gas - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2014, the average price for natural gas has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.0%. Despite the mitigating effects of improved automation and reduced average wages, prices have continued to trend upwards. Rising prices have been largely due to increased demand for electricity, which is the largest market for natural gas. The IPI, a measure of economic... purchase to read more

Natural Gas - Total Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership for natural gas is typically low. However, the total cost of ownership 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... 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. It can come in liquefied (LNG) or compressed (CNG) forms. 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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