Overview

Piping hot: Revenue growth continues due to strong demand and capacity expansion

The Pipeline Transport market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

There are over 33,000 kilometres of high-pressure steel pipelines in Australia, most of which (over 25,000 kilometres) transport natural gas. The Pipeline Transport industry provides a connection between resources and end users, charging the shippers of resources like gas for transporting these utilities. Demand for industry services is driven by final demand for energy in the Australian economy, and demand from the export markets served by WA oil and gas fields. Domestic gas consumption has grown over the past five years, and Australia's proximity to Asian markets has further benefited the industry as these are some of the world's largest consumers of natural gas.

The Pipeline Transport industry is forecast to expand at a compound annual rate of 4.7%...

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Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Pipeline Transport industry are high, and tend to be surmounted only by large firms. The amount of capital required to fund construction of any oil or gas pipeline is an effective entry barrier. Participants need to convince capital markets and equity investors that they have the experience to manage pipeline assets. Experience and a record of accomplishment in the industry help participants secure large initial contracts to reduce demand risk on projects, which in turn eases access to long-term funding.

Firms seeking to construct new pipelines or pipeline extensions must also pass through a stringent environmental assessment process. A t..

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Industry Products

What is the Pipeline Transport Industry?

Firms in this industry operate transmission pipelines transporting oil, gas, water or other materials on a contract or fee basis. Transmission pipelines carry commodities from the region they are extracted or processed to the next stage in their supply chain, be it further transport, export or use.

Industry Products
Gas pipelines
Oil pipelines
Water, ethane and other pipelines
Industry Activities
Transporting oil, gas and water by pipeline
Overall pipeline operation

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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