Step on it: Revenue will rise as oil prices stabilize and demand for industry products grows

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry’s performance is intimately linked to the supply of and demand for petroleum
  • Bulk storage capacity for petroleum products has grown closer to full capacity
  • Gasoline stations are unable to completely pass on price increases to customers

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Gasoline and Petroleum Bulk Stations industry is intimately linked to the supply of, and demand for, petroleum and petroleum products. Consequently, the industry grew strongly as oil prices and oil demand rebounded postrecession. However, industry revenue fell sharply over the past five years, as collapsing oil prices driven by strong North American production and weak global demand have caused a subsequent sharp drop in the prices of industry products. Moving forward, the industry is expected to return to growth as the oil price stabilizes and the volume of oil and petroleum products supplied by industry operators is forecast to expand over the five years to 2022...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Regulation is the most significant barrier to entry for this industry. To comply with the many complex federal and state government regulations surrounding to this industry, any potential entrant must have detailed and highly specific industry knowledge. As a result, entrants are most likely to already be involved in a closely related upstream or downstream process.

    The high capital and knowledge intensity of this industry makes it difficult for a newcomer to enter in the absence of access to existing infrastructure (such as pipelines), insider information about how the industry operates and extensive financial resources. Potential entrants are also confronted with highly volatile cost structures as a result of market fluctuations in the price of crude oil. A s..

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    Additional Insights for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry are

  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of crude oil and Demand from gasoline and petroleum wholesaling in the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry?

    Companies in this industry operate bulk crude oil, gasoline and other petroleum products storage facilities for the resale of these products to smaller petroleum distributors, gasoline stations, petroleum refiners and other downstream markets.

    Industry Products
    Motor gasoline
    No. 2 distillate fuel oil
    Liquefied petroleum gas
    Jet fuel
    Residual fuel oil
    Lubricating oil
    Crude oil
    Other products
    Industry Activities
    Sale of crude petroleum, oil
    Sale of liquefied petroleum gas
    Sale of motor gasoline
    Sale of distillate fuel oil (lighter fuel oils and diesel engine fuel)
    Sale of jet fuel (naphtha-type and kerosene-type)
    Sale of residual fuel oil (gasoline and diesel oil, lubricants, paraffin, asphalt and burning fuel) and kerosene
    Sale of naphthas
    Sale of petrochemical feedstock
    Sale of unfinished oils
    Sale of blending components

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • World price of crude oil
  • Demand from gasoline and petroleum wholesaling
  • Demand from gas stations
  • Total vehicle miles

  • Current Performance
  • Volatile prices
  • New capacity expanding, but still insufficient
  • Profit pressures
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Slower demand growth from gas stations
  • Rising global demand for oil
  • Profit pressures
  • Table: Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling
  • Gas Stations with Convenience Stores
  • Gas Stations
  • Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Lubricant Oil Manufacturing
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Petrochemical Manufacturing
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation
  • Specialized Storage & Warehousing

  • Products & Services
  • Motor gasoline
  • No. 2 distillate fuel oil
  • Crude oil
  • Jet fuel
  • Other products
  • Residual fuel oil
  • Lubricating oil
  • Liquefied petroleum gas
  • Chart: Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Non-bulk petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers
  • Gasoline stations, petroleum refiners and other fuel dealers
  • Airports, electric generators and other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Valero Energy Corporation Exxon Mobil Corp.
  • Table: Valero Energy Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Exxon Mobil Corp. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of crude oil (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Bulk Station
  • A facility used to store crude oil and petroleum products, typically consisting of tanks and with total capacity of between 10,000 and 50,000 barrels.
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Lpg)
  • A flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as a fuel, including gases such as butane and propane.
  • Petroleum Products
  • Products obtained from processing crude oil, natural gas liquids and blending stocks.
  • Terminal
  • A facility used to store crude oil and petroleum products, larger than a bulk station, typically with total storage capacity of over 50,000 barrels.
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