Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations in Canada: Market Research Report

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Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41211bCA | Feb 2015

Filling up: Successful completion of export pipelines will return the industry to growth

IBISWorld’s Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

This industry has expanded on average during the past five years, but revenue exhibited high volatility. During the recession, global demand for crude oil and petroleum products plummeted, and prices quickly followed, causing industry revenue to contract. The Gasoline and Petroleum Bulk Stations industry is expected to return to growth over the five years to 2020, slowly recovering from the anticipated collapse in industry revenue in 2015. Steady domestic and global economic growth will bolster demand for the oil and petroleum products stored by industry operators, bolstering industry sales volumes. Additionally, the expansion of pipeline infrastructure will fuel crude oil and petroleum product exports, causing domestic prices to converge on higher international prices... purchase to read more

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High barriers to entry protect incumbent players. Petroleum bulk stations require significant capital resources during the construction process, making it difficult for small firms to participate in this industry. Additionally, prospective entrants must navigate extensive government regulations, which increase start-up costs. Successful firms also require strong relationships with upstream petroleum product suppliers, further raising the barriers to entry.

Over the past five years, capital costs have increased, thereby raising barriers to entry. Terminals and bulk stations embraced facility automation, inventory management and other labour-saving technologies. As a result, newly constructed terminals and bulk stations require more costly technology infrastructure... purchase to read more


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What is the Gasoline & Petroleum Bulk Stations Industry?

This industry operates bulk-storage facilities for petroleum products and also wholesales those products in bulk to smaller petroleum distributors, electricity generators and gasoline stations.

Industry Products
Light crude oilHeavy crude oilPentane plusMotor gasolineDistillate fuelHeavy fuel oilJet fuelOther petroleum products
Industry Activities
Operating bulk storage tanksOperating crude oil bulk stationsOperating gasoline bulk stationsOperating liquefied-petroleum gas bulk stationsOperating petroleum bulk stations and terminalsOperating heating oil bulk stations

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