SIC 2911 | NAICS 324110
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
"Data" and "Analysis & Projections" sections provide detailed information on refinery capacity, inputs, utilization, and production on a national, PADD district (e.g., East Coast, Midwest, Gulf Coast, Rocky Mountain, West Coast), and state basis, with data available on a current and historical basis for over twenty finished petroleum product categories and subcategories. All reports are available free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Refining Industry Outlook in North America
Comprehensive report provides detailed information on crude oil refining capacity on a historical and prospective basis by region (e.g., U.S. PADD region, Canada, Mexico) and also provides information on projected capital expenditures for active, planned, and announced facilities on an annual basis by region and recent developments and contract awards involving North American petroleum refineries.
United States Crude Oil Refinery Outlook
Refinery outlook report provides information on petroleum refinery capacity by major processing unit (e.g., crude distillation unit, condensate splitter unit, coking, catalytic cracking, and hydrocracking) on a historical and projected basis for all active and planned refineries and also provides information on recent developments, financial transaction deals, and awarded contracts involving U.S. oil refineries.
Freedonia Focus research report provides historical and forecast demand and production volumes in millions of barrels by refined product type (e.g., gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, residual fuel, and other products such as asphalt and still gases) and also provides information on market shares for leading refiners (e.g., Exxon Mobil Corporation, Marathon Petroleum Corp., and Valero Energy Corporation).
Comprehensive research report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and other countries, with information provided including market size and forecast by product segment (e.g., diesel, gasoline, fuel oil, and kerosene) and major companies profiled including Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Chevron Corporation, BP PLC, Exxon Mobil Corporation, and Sinopec Corporation.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of this sector on a global and regional basis, with information provided including historical and forecast market size by product segment (e.g., gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, kerosene, others), geographic region (e.g., North America), and for selected countries within each region (e.g., USA, Canada, Mexico). Detailed table of contents can be viewed free online.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenue for establishments that transform crude oil into refined petroleum products (e.g., gasoline, distillate fuel, jet fuel, LP gases, residual fuel oils, petrochemical feedstocks, and still gases) utilizing processes such as distillation, cracking, isomerization, treating, and blending.
Annual survey provides base salary, incentive, and total cash compensation data for job positions by industry segment (e.g., pipeline/transmission, refining, services/equipment), with compensation data also broken down by specialization, location, sales revenue, barrels of oil/day, and total employment. Sample data, participating companies, and job positions with descriptions can be viewed free online.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations supervisor, chemical engineer, controls engineer, refinery operator, chemical operator, instrument technician, and laboratory technician, with employers for which salary or hourly wage rate data is provided including Marathon Petroleum Corp., Phillips 66 Company, and Valero Energy Corp.