Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction in Canada: Market Research Report

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Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 21111CA | Jul 2015

Crude awakening: New extraction technology drives growth, but volatile oil prices pose a threat

IBISWorld’s Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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

The Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry has recently entered a boom, which has largely been encouraged by technological improvements that have enabled the development of Alberta's oil sands. Increased production over the past five years has led to consistent revenue growth, though a sharp decline is the world price of crude oil is expected to cause a contraction of revenue in 2015. Still, the size of Canada's proven oil reserves trails only Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, and continued production of the oil sands and offshore resources will spur overall growth through 2020, despite weakening prices in the short term. Additionally, improvements in the US economy, the industry's largest international market, are expected to boost export revenue in the next five years... purchase to read more

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Market share concentration within the Oil Drilling and Gas Extraction industry in Canada is moderate, as the top four companies are expected to account for an estimated 26.8% of industry revenue in 2015. Of these, Suncor and Canada Natural Resources will generate the largest share of revenue, at a combined 19.2% of industry revenue in 2015.

Still, the industry consists of many large, multinational energy companies that operate on a global scale. The dispersion of the industry across Canada as well as the global-scale in which its companies compete on are representative of an industry with low market share concentration. These characteristics make it difficult for even major oil companies to control more than a small share of output... purchase to read more


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What is the Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction Industry?

Firms in this industry operate and develop oil and gas field properties. Activities include the exploration and production of crude petroleum; the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands; the exploration and production of natural gas; sulfur recovery from natural gas; and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids. Firms may operate oil and gas wells on their own account or for others on a contract or fee basis.

Industry Products
Crude oilNatural gas
Industry Activities
Oil extractionNatural gas extractionExploration of crude oil and natural gas

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