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Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 42472CA | Jun 2014

Fuelling up: Industry growth will stabilize as global export demand strengthens

IBISWorld’s Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$84bn
Annual Growth 09-14
9.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
5,375
Businesses
437
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gasoline and Petroleum Wholesaling industry experienced volatile growth over the past five years. While petroleum consumption was relatively stable, product prices fluctuated widely due to the global economic downturn and domestic infrastructure shortages. Since then, however, growing industrial output has buoyed petroleum consumption. Over the five years to 2019, the industry is projected to experience more stable growth due to strengthening demand for petroleum products and the scheduled expansion of pipeline infrastructure... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Gasoline and petroleum wholesaling is very capital-intensive, because petroleum distribution requires heavy machinery and specialized facilities. Industry operators need to construct storage tanks and purchase pumps, meters, hoses, trucks and other related equipment. As such, industry operators invest heavily in capital machinery and infrastructure, resulting in high depreciation costs. On the other hand, gasoline and petroleum wholesalers are also dependent on skilled employees, resulting in high average wages. Petroleum engineers, trained oil and gas workers, procurement professionals and other skilled employees are needed to successfully operate wholesaling facilities... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Gasoline & Petroleum Wholesaling Industry?

This industry purchases petroleum products from petroleum bulk stations and sells these products to retailers, including gas stations, car parts retailers, warehouses, superstores and supermarkets, manufacturers and natural-gas retail distributors.

Industry Products
Light crude oilHeavy crude oilPentane plusMotor gasolineDistillate fuelHeavy fuel oilJet fuelOther petroleum products
 
Industry Activities
Wholesale motor gasolineWholesale diesel fuelWholesale fuel oilWholesale liquefied petroleum gasesWholesale lubricating oil and greasesWholesale aircraft fuelWholesale butane and propaneWholesale other refined petroleum products


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