Gas Stations Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry primarily sell fuel for motor vehicles; they may also offer car washes, car repairs, or inspections. No major companies dominate the industry. Although major oil companies own few retail fueling outlets, many gas stations contract to sell specific brands of fuel.

Competitive Landscape

Demand depends on the volume of consumer and commercial driving. The profitability of individual companies depends on the ability to secure high-traffic locations, generate high-volume sales, and buy gas at the lowest possible cost. Large companies have advantages in purchasing and finance. Small companies can compete effectively by having superior locations. The US industry is concentrated: the top 50 companies generate about 55% of revenue.

Products, Operations & Technology

Fuel for motor vehicles accounts for about 90% of industry sales. Major products sold include unleaded regular gas and diesel fuel. Gas stations also sell unleaded mid-grade and unleaded premium gas. Truck stops tend to sell more diesel fuel, since most commercial vehicles run on diesel. Companies may offer repair services or car washes. Some truck stops offer food, phones, showers, ATMs, Wi-Fi, and lounges.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Gas Stations industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Gas Stations Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Gas Stations Companies:
416474.33495M | Hong Kong
146516.0M | United States
34961.92M | Australia
30907.880841M | Switzerland
28906.411887M | Switzerland
17248.310569M | United States
15840.192497M | Australia
14400.0M | United States
13081.73M | United States
9975.10979M | Hong Kong
9622.0M | United States
8277.0M | United States
8127.348007M | Turkey
7639.30321M | South Africa
6926.302621M | United States
6614.72M | South Africa
6338.964385M | Poland
6263.043306M | United States
6117.359M | United States
6113.122036M | United States
6035.8M | South Africa
5468.791788M | United States
4854.560477M | United States

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