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Gas Distribution in the UK: Market Research Report

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Gas Distribution Market Research Report | SIC D35.220 | Jun 2016

High energy: Higher prices have supported an expansion in revenue in recent years

The Gas Distribution 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
National Grid plc National Grid plc market share
Northern Gas Networks Ltd Northern Gas Networks Ltd market share
Scotia Gas Networks Ltd Scotia Gas Networks Ltd market share
Wales & West Utilities Limited Wales & West Utilities Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Gas distributors transport gas through over 282,000 kilometres of pipe to more than 21.5 million customers across the United Kingdom. The industry is heavily regulated to ensure that operators act in the interests of consumers. Gas distribution companies are subject to economic regulation through Price Control Reviews set by industry regulators. The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) is the regulatory body for Great Britain, while the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation (NIAUR) is the regulatory body for Northern Ireland... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As business locations for distribution networks fail to show where the most activity is, regional consumption data can be used to show the locations where gas is distributed. The spread of gas consumption closely follows population distribution. Households are the largest end users of gas by some distance, implying that the most populous regions have higher household consumption levels. Areas of high population density also often have more commercial customers.

The South East, the North West and London

The three regions with the highest gas consumption levels are the South East, London and the North West and these three regions also have the highest population shares in the United Kingdom. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Gas Distribution Industry?

Firms in this industry operate the low-pressure gas distribution mains that carry gas from high-pressure transmission pipelines to end users.

Industry Products
Gas distribution
Industry Activities
Operating low-pressure gas main distribution systems

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