Digging deep: The industry is expected to turn the corner as crude oil prices are anticipated to rise steadily once again

The five years to 2017 proved quite difficult for the Oil and Gas Field Services industry in California as operators across the globe struggled to cope with severely depressed crude oil prices. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall over the five years to 2017. However, the industry looks poised for a rebound in 2017; as crude oil prices rise once again, upstream oil and gas producers will increase exploration and production budgets, benefiting industry operators. As a result, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to increase over the five years to 2022...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry looks poised for a rebound in 2017 due to increasing oil prices
  • Fortunes reversed for industry participants as production companies slashed budgets
  • OPEC is implementing production cuts to ease the global supply glut
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    This industry has a moderate-to-high level of capital intensity, and it employs a substantial workforce. Industry services heavily rely on capital equipment, including sophisticated offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling rigs. Operators also compete based on the quality of their technology; therefore, they significantly invest in researching, developing and obtaining the latest and most efficient technology and machinery. In 2017, for every dollar spent on labor, an estimated $0.20 is spent on capital investments.Positioning and operating drilling rigs, including various types of offshore rigs, require considerable skill, which is reflected in the large share of revenue consumed by wages. Muc...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry are

  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • Use of most efficient work practices
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of crude oil and Annual Crude Oil Production in California in the Oil & Gas Field Services in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide support services on a fee or contract basis to companies involved in oil and gas extraction, mining and quarrying. Industry operators may also provide services such as drilling, taking core samples and making geological observations at prospective work sites.

    Industry Products
  • Drilling oil and gas wells
  • Support activities for oil and gas operations
  • Support activities for mining
  • Industry Activities
  • Drilling oil and gas wells
  • Surveying wells
  • Running, cutting and pulling casings, tubes and rods
  • Cementing wells
  • Perforating well casings
  • Acidizing and chemically treating wells
  • Coal exploration
  • Metal ore exploration
  • Nonmetallic mineral ore exploration
  • Contract mining
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • World price of crude oil
  • Annual Crude Oil Production in California
  • Price of natural gas
  • Regulation for the Mining sector

  • Current Performance
  • Global oil and gas uncertainty
  • Combatting low prices with low prices
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A slow road back to normalcy
  • Renewed demand fuels expansion and employment
  • Regulatory concerns abound
  • Table: Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Coal Mining
  • Gold & Silver Ore Mining
  • Molybdenum & Metal Ore Mining
  • Sand & Gravel Mining

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engineering Services
  • Geophysical Services
  • Mining, Oil & Gas Machinery Manufacturing
  • Ocean & Coastal Transportation
  • Surveying & Mapping Services

  • Products & Services
  • Support activities for oil and gas operations
  • Drilling oil and gas wells
  • Support activities for mining
  • Chart: Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Crude oil extractors
  • Natural gas and mineral extractors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and depreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil & Gas Field Services in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry

  • Halliburton Company, Schlumberger Limited, Baker Hughes Inc., Nabors Industries Ltd., Weatherford International Plc.,
  • Table: Halliburton Company - financial performance
  • Table: Schlumberger Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Baker Hughes Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Nabors Industries Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Weatherford International Plc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Oil & Gas Field Services in California 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 Oil & Gas Field Services in California Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Annual Crude Oil Production in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Day Rate
  • The daily price charged to a producer for a drill rig, drilling and associated costs of personnel and routine supplies.
  • Daywork Contract
  • A work agreement that outlines a basic day rate when drilling and lower rates when the rig is moving or when drilling operations are interrupted or restricted.
  • Drilling Rig
  • A machine used to drill holes for oil and natural gas wells.
  • Drillship
  • A ship fitted with oil and gas drilling equipment.
  • Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)
  • The process of using pressurized water, chemical additives and propping agents to fracture rock layers and release petroleum, natural gas or other substances so that they can be extracted.
  • Jack-Up Rig
  • An offshore oil rig with a floating hull and retractable legs that can be lowered to the seabed for support.
  • Semi-Submersible Rig
  • A mobile offshore drilling or production unit that floats on the water's surface above the subsea wellhead and is held in position either by anchors or dynamic positioning.
  • Well Logging
  • The practice of making a detailed record (a well log) of the geologic formations penetrated by a borehole.
  • Workover
  • The repair or stimulation of an existing production well for the purpose of restoring, prolonging or enhancing the production of hydrocarbons.
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