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Natural Gas Procurement Research Report | Published: Aug 2015

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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 offers purchasing insight into the Natural Gas market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Profit Benchmark
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Natural Gas - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2015, the average price for natural gas has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 0.8% due to rising demand.During the past three years, higher demand for electricity has driven price growth for natural gas. According to the EIA, electric power represents the largest market for natural gas by consumption volume. Therefore, increases in electric power consumption... purchase to read more

Natural Gas - Total Cost of Ownership

The 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 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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