Grease the wheels: The need to repair, replace and expand existing infrastructure will bolster demand

The Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction industry constructs pipelines that are essential for transporting fuel supplies to households and businesses. Overall, declines in energy prices, specifically in the world price of crude oil, have limited capital expenditures by energy extractors as they wait for energy prices to rebound before augmenting production capacity. However, industry activity has been bolstered by the US government's lift of the ban on raw crude oil exports. Looking forward, the industry is projected to experience strong demand, as new natural gas resources have caused existing pipelines to reach capacity...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • By opening up domestic crude oil production to the export market, the government has created new demand for pipeline infrastructure
  • Discoveries of new resources and drilling techniques have driven demand
  • Strong demand is projected to drive industry employment and wages
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Over the five years to 2018, the Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction industry has experienced strong yet erratic demand due to volatile investment in energy-related infrastructure. The emergence of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has driven demand for the industry in recent years. Since mid-2014, crude oil and natural gas prices plummeted, causing producers to slash investment plans. These cuts impacted the industry by reducing demand for the construction of new pipeline, while energy extractors preferred to extend the lifespan of existing pipelines while they waited for energy prices to uptick. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as US oil and gas production index and World price of crude oil in the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry?

    This industry comprises contractors that are responsible for the construction of gas and oil pipelines, mains, pumping stations, refineries and storage tanks. It also includes construction management companies and special trade contractors that are primarily involved in oil and pipeline construction.

    Industry Products
  • New pipelines greater than 1000 MMcf/d
  • Pipeline additions and alterations
  • New pipelines less than 1000 MMcf/d
  • Pipeline maintenance
  • Industry Activities
  • Gas and oil pipeline construction
  • Gas main construction
  • Oil refinery construction
  • Pipeline repair and reconstruction
  • Pumping station construction
  • Natural gas processing plant construction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • US oil and gas production index
  • World price of crude oil
  • World price of natural gas
  • Regulation for the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation industry
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
  • Structural capacity
  • Lifting the ban
  • Steady demand
  • Continuing volatility
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit continues to flow
  • Industry activity
  • Table: Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Engineering Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Concrete Pipe & Block Manufacturing
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Heavy Equipment Rental
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
  • Sand & Gravel Mining
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade

  • Products & Services
  • New pipelines greater than 1000 MMcf/d
  • Pipeline additions and alterations
  • Pipeline maintenance
  • New pipelines less than 1000 MMcf/d
  • Chart: Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Influences on investment

  • Major Markets
  • Private-sector natural gas interests
  • Private-sector oil interests
  • Public-sector clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction 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 Pipeline Construction Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • World price of crude oil (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Liquefied Natural Gas (Lng)
  • Natural gas that has been cooled for transportation purposes to -260ø Fahrenheit, at which point it becomes a liquid.
  • Prime Contractor
  • Chief contractor who has a contract with the owner of a project or job, has full responsibility for its completion and may employ (and manage) one or more subcontractors to help complete the project.
  • Shale Gas
  • A natural gas produced from shale that has become an increasingly important source of natural gas in the United States over the past decade.
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