The Pipeline Transportation industry in China is expected to generate $14.3 billion in 2018, with annualized revenue growth of 6.5% over the past five years. Profit has been high but decreasing and is estimated at 14.5% of revenue in 2018.Large-scale construction of pipelines in China began in the 1970s with the development of the country's oil and gas sector. Currently, oil and gas transported through pipelines accounts for over 90.0% of total pipeline transportation volume. The national length of oil and gas pipeline in China was totaled 133,100 kilometers by the end of 2017...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Initializing a pipeline construction project requires a large investment in capital. In addition, construction is a complex process and projects must be approved by local governments and the central government to ensure compliance with national energy and security policies. Last, China has a limited number of oil and natural gas fields; therefore, there are not many opportunities for new operators to gain access to fields requiring more pipelines...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Pipeline Transportation Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pipeline Transportation Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Having long-term contracts
  • Level of security used
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Natural Gas Distribution and Fixed Investment - Total in the Pipeline Transportation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pipeline Transportation Industry?

    The Pipeline Transportation industry in China provides liquid and gas transportation services through pipelines. Crude oil, product oil and natural gas are the main materials transported by pipelines. Pipeline transportation of natural gas, steam and water to households are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Gas transportation
  • Oil transportation
  • Transportation of other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Pipeline transportation of crude oil and product oil
  • Pipeline transportation of natural gas
  • Pipeline transportation of water
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Natural Gas Distribution
  • Fixed Investment - Total
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Energy Minerals - Natural Gas
  • Systems and Technology - by Industry
  • World price of crude oil
  • Government Purchasing Policy - Transport Equipment

  • Current Performance
    Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Pipeline Transportation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pipeline Transportation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil & Gas Drilling
  • Oil & Petroleum Refining
  • Oil Wholesale
  • Water Resource Management

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Product Manufacturing
  • Steel Rolling

  • Products & Services
  • Gas transportation
  • Oil transportation
  • Transportation of other products
  • Chart: Pipeline Transportation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Natural gas producers and distributers
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Electricity generators
  • Water suppliers and water resource managers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pipeline Transportation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pipeline Transportation

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pipeline Transportation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China National Petroleum Corporation, China Petrochemical Corporation, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Shenergy Group, Shaanxi Provincial Natural Gas Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: China National Petroleum Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China Petrochemical Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China National Offshore Oil Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Shenergy Group - financial performance
  • Table: Shaanxi Provincial Natural Gas Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pipeline Transportation Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pipeline Transportation Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Crude Oil
  • Oil directly extracted from underground or underwater, without exploitation, fractionation and purification.
  • Natural Gas
  • Flammable gaseous hydrocarbons that emerge with the mining of crude oil.
  • West-East Natural Gas Transmission Project
  • A Chinese natural gas development strategy that transmits natural gas produced in Western China to Eastern China.
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