Reports

2017 Retail Fuel Census Now Available

Posted on: Friday, June 1st, 2018

Gain valuable perspectives into the petroleum industry with Kent Group Ltd.’s 2017 National Retail Petroleum Site Census annual report.  This unique study, a comprehen

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Report: Full-serve Pump Regulations

Posted on: Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

For several decades, the City of Coquitlam has required retail fuel stations to provide only full service (i.e. fuel to be dispensed by an employee/attendant). Coquitlam

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Report: Canada’s Downstream Logistical Infrastructure

Posted on: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

In 2007, MJ Ervin & Associates published a report detailing the logistical infrastructure associated with the manufacture, storage, transportation and consumption of

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Report: Understanding Retail Transportation Fuel Pricing in Ontario

Posted on: Friday, November 10th, 2017

Kent Group Ltd was commissioned by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to develop a report on retail transportation fuels prices. Here’s an overview of the findings: Read Re

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2016 Retail Fuels Census Now Available

Posted on: Thursday, May 18th, 2017

As of December 31, 2016, there were 11,931 retail gasoline stations operating in Canada, or 3.3 outlets for every 10,000 persons. This is an increase of 15 sites over las

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2015 Retail Fuels Census

Posted on: Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The 2015 National Retail Petroleum Site Census, researched and published by the Kent Group Ltd, is a comprehensive enumeration of the petroleum retail outlet population i

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2014 Retail Fuels Census

Posted on: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

The 2014 National Retail Petroleum Site Census, researched and published by Kent Group Ltd., is a comprehensive enumeration of the petroleum retail outlet population in C

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Canadian Retail Petroleum Markets Study

Posted on: Monday, June 30th, 2014

This report, published in 1997, was commissioned by Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute. Years later, it still provid

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Holiday Weekends and Fuel price Increases: Fact or Myth?

Posted on: Sunday, June 29th, 2014

LONDON, ON – May  2014 The perception held by many consumers that gasoline prices increase just before a holiday weekend is simply not supported by objective data, acc

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Canada’s Downstream Logistical Infrastructure

Posted on: Sunday, June 29th, 2014

This 2007 survey provides an overview of how petroleum products are physically transported and stored in Canada, and includes an overview of the downstream infrastructure

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Crude, Cushing, and Crack Spreads: How to make sense of it all?

Posted on: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

This has been a fascinating year for followers of petroleum markets.  There has always been a level of confusion—if not distrust—over the ability of gasoline and die

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