Oiling up: Industry revenue is expected to bounce as oil and natural gas prices recover

The Oil, Gas and Mining Consultants industry has undergone volatile growth over the past five years. Oil and gas companies have been aggressively pursuing oil and natural gas deposits trapped in shale rock deposits, and mining companies have benefited from recovering demand over the period. Additionally, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling techniques have bolstered the United States' position in global petroleum markets. Over the next five years, demand from both petroleum and mining companies will rise steadily as these industries recover. Furthermore, oil and gas companies will continue to demand consulting services to help handle shifting regulatory landscapes and monitor environmental issues...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The Oil, Gas and Mining Consultants industry experienced volatile growth over the past five years due to falling oil prices
  • Similar to oil and gas companies, mining companies hire consultants to help handle a variety of concerns
  • roleum deposits and mineral resources will bolster demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    General consulting servicesThe Oil, Gas and Mining Consulting industry provides a variety of consulting services to resource extraction industries. Consultants operating in this field provide expert advice, guidance and testimony in economics and finance. Consultants provide clients with macroeconomic models and forecasts, helping businesses to plan and time expansions, to manage risk, and to navigate an environment of changing regulatory and competitive conditions. Volatility in commodity prices drives demand for this segment, as mining, oil and gas companies must plan project development and extraction targets under uncertain market conditions. Man...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Effective cost controls
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Regulation for the Mining sector and US oil and gas production index in the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry?

    Companies in this industry provide advice to businesses and other organizations regarding the exploration and development of valuable minerals and other geological materials. Furthermore, industry consultants also provide expertise related to energy efficiency and regulatory changes. This industry does not include companies that provide geological surveying and mapping services; those services are included in the Geophysical Services industry (IBISWorld report 54136).

    Industry Products
  • General consulting services
  • Geological consulting services
  • Safety, security and regulatory consulting services
  • Industry Activities
  • Consulting on feasibility studies on mineral, oil and natural gas properties
  • Consulting on geophysical survey design, including selection of methods
  • Consulting on independent valuations of mineral, oil and natural gas properties
  • Consulting on mineral, oil and natural gas property and project evaluation services
  • Consulting on preparing independent reports for stock exchange listings
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Regulation for the Mining sector
  • US oil and gas production index
  • Demand from mining (except oil and gas)
  • Demand from oil and gas extraction
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Along for the ride
  • Extracting profit
  • Monitoring environmental and regulatory concerns
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Oil sector influence continues
  • Environmental and safety concerns persist
  • Table: Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Utilities
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Stores
  • Office Supply Stores

  • Products & Services
  • General consulting services
  • Safety, security and regulatory consulting services
  • Geological consulting services
  • Chart: Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Oil and gas extraction companies
  • Oil and gas refining companies
  • Mining companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchases and depreciationRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Accenture PLC, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC,
  • Table: Accenture PLC - financial performance
  • Table: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Oil, Gas & Mining Consultants 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 & Mining Consultants Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World production of oil (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Horizontal Drilling
  • A technique that expands drilling operations underground; rather than drilling individual wells vertically, horizontal drilling enables multiple deposits to be extracted from one surface location
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • A technique that oil and gas companies use to extract resources from low permeable and nonporous oil and gas deposits
  • Minerals
  • A mineral is a naturally occurring substance that is solid and stable.
  • Solar Panel
  • A solar panel is a packaged, connected assembly of photovoltaic cells used for generating energy from natural sunlight.
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