Even flow: Economic growth will spur demand for refined products, keeping revenue steady

The Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation industry has performed well over the past five years. Higher transport fees flowed down to the industry's major players as they received tariff hikes from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In the coming years, the industry is poised for steady growth. More petroleum products will flow through the industry's pipelines as economic growth spurs demand for refined products; in particular, transportation fuel consumption is anticipated to grow...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
7,040
Businesses
60

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising levels of crude oil and natural gas production have bolstered demand for pipeline transportation
  • Companies experienced rate hikes over the past five years because of growing demand for product transportation
  • The recovering financial market will also make it easier to obtain financing for pipeline projects
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The industry's establishments match the distribution of the overall oil and gas sector in the United States. The Southeast and Southwest, particularly Texas (17.1% of establishments), contain the bulk of industry establishments. Houston is the energy capital of the United States, and nearly all major players are headquartered or have facilities located in Texas. The Plains region also contain a disproportionately high concentration of industry establishments, when compared with the region's population concentration. North Dakota, home of the Bakken formation, is home to an estimated 1.0% of industry establishments, compared with its 0.2% share of the US population...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry

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

  • Access to secure revenue
  • Having a large supply contract
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as US oil and gas production index and Access to credit in the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry?

    Operators in this industry transport refined petroleum products via pipeline systems. The major products transported are gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel. Pipelines that haul natural gas liquids are also included.

    Industry Products
  • Finished Motor Gasoline Transportation
  • Natural gas liquid transportation
  • Distillate fuel transportation
  • Jet fuel transportation
  • All Other
  • Industry Activities
  • Pipeline transportation of gasoline
  • Pipeline transportation of diesel
  • Pipeline transportation of jet fuel
  • Pipeline transportation of natural gas liquids
  • Pipeline transportation of other refined petroleum products
  • 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
  • Access to credit
  • Demand from petroleum refining
  • Total vehicle miles
  • World price of crude oil
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Refinery output rises
  • Increasing fees
  • Shift into other types of commodities
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Refinery output rises
  • Table: Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Petrochemical Manufacturing
  • Gas Stations with Convenience Stores
  • Gas Stations
  • Airport Operations

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Petroleum Refining

  • Products & Services
  • Finished Motor Gasoline Transportation
  • Distillate fuel transportation
  • Natural gas liquid transportation
  • All Other
  • Jet fuel transportation
  • Chart: Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Petroleum retailers and wholesalers
  • Industrial sector
  • Aviation sector
  • Electric power generators
  • Natural gas distribution utilities
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitDepreciationWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Kinder Morgan, Enterprise Products Partners LP, Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P., Buckeye Partners LP,
  • Table: Kinder Morgan - financial performance
  • Table: Enterprise Products Partners LP - financial performance
  • Table: Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. - financial performance
  • Table: Buckeye Partners LP - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Refined Petroleum 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 Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • US Oil and Gas Production Index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Diesel
  • A mid-range petroleum product (with a higher boiling point than gasoline) typically used as a fuel for internal combustion engines.
  • Gasoline
  • A light liquid petroleum product typically used as a fuel for internal combustion engines.
  • Interface
  • The area where batches of different petroleum products being transported in a pipeline meet.
  • Jet Fuel
  • A refined petroleum product used in jet aircraft engines. It includes kerosene-type jet fuel and naphtha-type jet fuel.
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