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France downstream oil long-term outlook 2016

France downstream oil long-term outlook 2016

Report summary

France is a mature market in which overall oil demand is expected to gradually decline over the long-term. Overall, France is a deficit market relative to its domestic refinery product output, although it retains a gasoline surplus. Some restructuring of the refining sector has seen overall refinery capacity reduced in recent years, with Total's La Mede facility now planned for conversion to a biofuel plant by en 2016. It is one of the most competitive retail fuel markets in Europe with the hypermarkets continuing to exert pressure on margins.

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The long-term outlook for the fuels marketing sector is influenced by many factors: oil product demand, the market structure, key companies and downstream infrastructure developments to name a few.

This long-term outlook report provides a country update of demand trends and an assessment of the key players and assets serving the market.

The report is based on in-depth research about oil product demand, individual market participants and assets and helps downstream operators, traders and financial institutions determine product trading strategies, optimise their assets and identify attractive investment opportunities.

With over 20 years of experience in the refining industry, Wood Mackenzie is a trusted global leader with a reputation for producing consistently reliable information. Our senior analysts are based in the markets they analyse. They use detailed research data to forecast, benchmark and recognise trends that will help both new and existing participants identify opportunities and avoid risks.

  • Executive summary
    • Market drivers
    • Outlook
  • Demand
    • Gasoline
      • Car parc by fuel type
    • Jet kerosene
    • Gas/diesel oil
    • Fuel oil
  • Policy and regulation
    • Regulatory issues
    • Product quality
  • Trade
  • Key companies
    • Structure of the oil products market
    • Company positions in France
      • Total
      • ExxonMobil
      • Shell
      • BP
  • Market structure
    • Fuels retailing
      • Volumes
      • Overall network development
      • International oil companies
      • Independent groups
      • Motorway fuel outlets
      • Hypermarket fuel outlets
      • Network efficiency
      • Performance pacesetters in the retail market
      • Non-fuel retailing
    • Commercial fuels
      • Motor fuels (gasoline/diesel)
      • Industrial/domestic gas oil
      • Aviation kerosene
      • Heavy fuel oil
      • Marine bunkers
      • LPG
      • Lubricants
      • Bitumen
  • Margins
    • Key issues influencing gross fuel margins
    • Key issues influencing net profitability
      • Retail fuels marketing
      • Commercial fuels marketing
    • Marketing gross fuel margins
    • Marketing net profitability
  • Infrastructure
    • Distribution of oil products
      • LHP (Le Havre Paris) - CEPS
        • TRAPIL shareholders
      • DMM (Donges - Melun - Metz)
      • SPMR (Société du Pipeline Méditerranée-Rhône)
        • SPMR shareholders
      • Oil product storage infrastructure
      • Independent petroleum product storage
        • Independent storage facilities
        • Crude oil delivery
        • Country crude slate overview
        • Refining overview
          • Donges refinery profile
          • Dunkerque refinery profile
          • Feyzin refinery profile
          • Fos sur Mer refinery profile
          • Gonfreville I'Orcher refinery profile
          • Grandpuits refinery profile
          • Lavera refinery profile
          • La Mede refinery profile
          • Port-Jerome Gravenchon refinery profile

In this report there are 47 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Demand
    • Key demand indicators
    • Total demand
    • Annual demand change
    • Demand: Table 2
    • Demand by product
    • Demand by sector
    • Demand: Image 5
    • Gas/diesel oil demand by sector
    • Fuel oil demand by sector
    • Demand forecast
  • Policy and regulation
  • Trade
    • Trade balance 2009 - 2015
    • Trade: Table 1
  • Key companies
    • Estimated all products market share 2015
  • Market structure
    • Retail fuel volumes
    • Network size and structure
    • Retail outlets by brand
    • Market shares
    • Petroleum distributors
    • Number of sites and average throughputs
    • Network effectiveness ratio: ratio of share of fuel sales to share of sites
    • Commercial transport fuel volumes
    • Industrial/domestic gas oil market shares
    • LPG demand - bulk/packed breakdown (excl. petrochemical feedstocks)
    • LPG demand - product split (excl. petrochemical feedstocks)
    • LPG market shares (excl. petrochemical feedstocks)
  • Margins
    • Gross fuel margins parameters
    • Retail fuel marketing costs
    • Main products: monthly unit gross margins 2010 - 2015
    • Main products: annual average unit gross margins - historic and forecast
    • Forecast unit net margins
  • Infrastructure
    • Storage and distribution infrastructure
    • Means of primary distribution - 2015
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
    • Infrastructure: Table 2
    • Infrastructure: Table 3
    • Infrastructure: Table 4
    • Pipeline capacity and ownership
    • Crude input slate - 2015
    • Infrastructure: Table 6
    • Infrastructure: Table 7
    • Infrastructure: Table 8
    • Infrastructure: Table 9
    • Infrastructure: Table 10
    • Infrastructure: Table 11
    • Infrastructure: Table 12
    • Infrastructure: Table 13
    • Infrastructure: Table 14
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