US demand for specialty additives used in gasoline and other fuels will grow 2.9 percent annually through 2012. Above average growth for deposit control agents--the largest segment--will continue to support the market. Corrosion inhibitors and additives used in diesel fuel such as cold flow improvers will show the fastest growth.
This study analyzes the $1.1 billion US specialty fuel additives industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by additive type (e.g., deposit controls, cetane improvers, petroleum dyes and markets, antioxidants, lubricity improvers, corrosion inhibitors, cold flow improvers, metal deactivators), application (e.g., gasoline, diesel fuel) and market.
The study also considers market environment and fuel industry factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 industry players, including NewMarket, Innospec and Infineum.