Global well stimulation material demand will grow at a double-digit annual rate through 2012. Efforts to maintain productivity in maturing oil and gas fields and to increase production in more difficult environments will drive gains. The US, Russia, Canada and China will continue to dominate demand.
This study analyzes the $4.7 billion world well stimulation material industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by well stimulation material type (e.g., proppants, base fluid materials, additives, gases) and for and four key national markets and four world regional markets (Latin America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Africa/Mideast).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 41 industry competitors, including CARBO Ceramics, Fairmount Minerals and Saint-Gobain.