Well Stimulation Materials

US demand for oil and gas well stimulation materials is projected to increase 14 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be buoyed by renewed efforts to reduce dependence on foreign energy sources. The largest segment, proppants, will also be one of the fastest growing, along with gases and other materials.

This study analyzes the $3.8 billion US well stimulation material industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (e.g., proppants, base fluid materials, fluid additives, industrial gases) and US regional market (Southern, Western, Eastern, Midwestern).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 35 industry players, including CARBO Ceramics, Fairmount Minerals and Praxair.

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  1. Well Stimulation Materials

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $146.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $145.00

      1. Table | WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,602.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $102.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Environment

        $174.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 US Petroleum & Natural Gas Overview

        $936.00

        1. Table | US ENERGY CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION BY TYPE (quadrillion Btu)

        2. 3.3.1 Petroleum Outlook

          $426.00

          1. Table | US PETROLEUM SUPPLY & DEMAND (million barrels)

          2. Table | PETROLEUM DRILLING INDICATORS

        3. 3.3.2 Natural Gas Outlook

          $396.00

          1. Table | US NATURAL GAS SUPPLY & DEMAND (trillion cubic feet)

          2. Table | NATURAL GAS DRILLING INDICATORS

      4. 3.4 Well Stimulation Services Outlook

        $200.00

        1. Table | WELL STIMULATION SERVICES INDICATORS

      5. 3.5 Formulated Well Stimulation Fluid Demand

        $196.00

        1. Table | FORMULATED WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND

      6. 3.6 Market Volatility

        $94.00

        1. Table | WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL MARKET, 1999-2009

      7. 3.7 Pricing & Product Mix

        $137.00

        1. Table | PRICES FOR SELECTED WELL STIMULATION MATERIALS (dollars per pound)

      8. 3.8 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

        $220.00

      9. 3.9 Foreign Trade

        $82.00

      10. 3.10 World Petroleum & Natural Gas Reserves

        $156.00

        1. 3.10.1 World Petroleum Reserves

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          1. Table | WORLD PETROLEUM RESERVES BY COUNTRY, 2009 (billion barrels)

        2. 3.10.2 World Natural Gas Reserves

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD NATURAL GAS RESERVES BY COUNTRY, 2009 (trillion cubic feet)

      11. 3.11 World Petroleum & Natural Gas Production

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        1. 3.11.1 World Petroleum Production

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          1. Table | WORLD PETROLEUM PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY, 2009 (million barrels)

        2. 3.11.2 World Natural Gas Production

          $131.00

          1. Table | WORLD NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY, 2009 (trillion cubic feet)

      12. 3.12 World Well Stimulation Material Outlook

        $113.00

    4. 4 TECHNOLOGY

      $1,425.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $120.00

      2. 4.2 Well Drilling & Completion

        $320.00

        1. 4.2.1 Horizontal Drilling

          $82.00

        2. 4.2.2 Multilateral Drilling

          $82.00

        3. 4.2.3 Coiled Tubing Drilling

          $82.00

        4. 4.2.4 Underbalanced Drilling

          $82.00

        5. 4.2.5 Well Completion

          $82.00

      3. 4.3 Well Stimulation Technologies

        $669.00

        1. 4.3.1 Hydraulic Fracturing

          $131.00

        2. 4.3.2 Nitrogen Fracturing

          $82.00

        3. 4.3.3 Acidizing

          $282.00

        4. 4.3.4 Fracture Acidizing

          $82.00

        5. 4.3.5 Other Well Stimulation Technologies

          $144.00

      4. 4.4 Well Stimulation Fluids

        $280.00

        1. 4.4.1 Fracturing Fluids

          $130.00

        2. 4.4.2 Foamed Fracturing Fluids

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.3 Acidizing Fluids

          $82.00

        4. 4.4.4 Foamed Acidizing Fluids

          $82.00

      5. 4.5 Seismology

        $82.00

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $3,149.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $147.00

        1. Table | WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Proppants

        $704.00

        1. Table | PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Sand Proppants

          $262.00

          1. Table | SAND PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | COATED SAND PROPPANT DEMAND

          3. Table | RAW FRAC SAND PROPPANT DEMAND

        3. 5.2.2 Ceramic Proppants

          $212.00

          1. Table | CERAMIC PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | CLAY-BASED CERAMIC PROPPANT DEMAND

          3. Table | SINTERED BAUXITE PROPPANT DEMAND

          4. Table | COATED CERAMIC PROPPANT DEMAND

        4. 5.2.3 Other Proppants

          $107.00

          1. Table | OTHER PROPPANT DEMAND

      3. 5.3 Base Fluid Materials

        $1,019.00

        1. Table | BASE FLUID MATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Foaming Agents

          $231.00

          1. Table | FOAMING AGENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | GAS FOAMING AGENT DEMAND

          3. Table | CHEMICAL FOAMING AGENT DEMAND

        3. 5.3.2 Gelling Agents

          $311.00

          1. Table | GELLING AGENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | GUAR GUM GELLING AGENT DEMAND

          3. Table | SURFACTANT GELLING AGENT DEMAND

          4. Table | OTHER GELLING AGENT DEMAND

        4. 5.3.3 Acids

          $200.00

          1. Table | ACID DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | INORGANIC ACID DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          3. Table | ORGANIC ACID DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        5. 5.3.4 Crosslinking Agents

          $121.00

          1. Table | CROSSLINKING AGENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        6. 5.3.5 Other

          $86.00

          1. Table | OTHER BASE FLUID MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Fluid Additives

        $953.00

        1. Table | FLUID ADDITIVE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 Breakers

          $355.00

          1. Table | BREAKER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | ACID BREAKER DEMAND

          3. Table | OXIDATIVE BREAKER DEMAND

          4. Table | ENZYME BREAKER DEMAND

        3. 5.4.2 Friction Reducers

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRICTION REDUCER DEMAND

        4. 5.4.3 Fluid Loss Control Agents

          $82.00

          1. Table | FLUID LOSS CONTROL AGENT DEMAND

        5. 5.4.4 Nonemulsifiers

          $90.00

          1. Table | NONEMULSIFIER DEMAND

        6. 5.4.5 Biocides

          $82.00

          1. Table | BIOCIDE DEMAND

        7. 5.4.6 Corrosion Inhibitors

          $83.00

          1. Table | CORROSION INHIBITOR DEMAND

        8. 5.4.7 Other

          $148.00

          1. Table | OTHER ADDITIVE DEMAND

      5. 5.5 Industrial Gases

        $168.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL GAS DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.5.1 Nitrogen

          $82.00

          1. Table | NITROGEN DEMAND

        3. 5.5.2 Carbon Dioxide

          $82.00

          1. Table | CARBON DIOXIDE DEMAND

      6. 5.6 Other Well Stimulation Materials

        $158.00

        1. Table | OTHER WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

    6. 6 REGIONAL MARKETS

      $1,811.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $166.00

        1. Table | US OIL & GAS PRODUCING REGIONS

      2. 6.2 Producing Wells

        $82.00

        1. Table | PRODUCING WELLS BY TYPE & REGION (thousand wells)

      3. 6.3 Well Output Levels

        $94.00

        1. Table | HIGH OUTPUT WELLS BY REGION (thousand wells)

      4. 6.4 Regional Rig Counts

        $82.00

        1. Table | ROTARY RIG COUNT BY REGION

      5. 6.5 Well Stimulation Material Regional Overview

        $82.00

        1. Table | WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 Southern Region

        $424.00

        1. 6.6.1 Oil & Gas Well Overview

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTHERN REGION: HIGH OUTPUT WELLS (thousand wells)

        2. 6.6.2 Well Stimulation Material Demand

          $361.00

          1. Table | SOUTHERN REGION: WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

      7. 6.7 Western Region

        $452.00

        1. 6.7.1 Oil & Gas Well Overview

          $82.00

          1. Table | WESTERN REGION: HIGH OUTPUT WELLS (thousand wells)

        2. 6.7.2 Well Stimulation Material Demand

          $350.00

          1. Table | WESTERN REGION: WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

      8. 6.8 Eastern Region

        $239.00

        1. 6.8.1 Oil & Gas Well Overview

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN REGION: HIGH OUTPUT WELLS (thousand wells)

        2. 6.8.2 Well Stimulation Material Demand

          $182.00

          1. Table | EASTERN REGION: WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

      9. 6.9 Midwestern Region

        $257.00

        1. 6.9.1 Oil & Gas Well Overview

          $82.00

          1. Table | MIDWESTERN REGION: HIGH OUTPUT WELLS (thousand wells)

        2. 6.9.2 Well Stimulation Material Demand

          $212.00

          1. Table | MIDWESTERN REGION: WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,457.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $159.00

        1. Table | WELL STIMULATION MATERIAL SALES BY COMPANY, 2009 (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

        $112.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $186.00

      4. 7.4 Marketing & Distribution

        $160.00

      5. 7.5 Research & Development

        $82.00

      6. 7.6 Competitive Strategies

        $111.00

      7. 7.7 Company Profiles

        $3,417.00

        1. 7.7.1 Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 7.7.2 Akzo Nobel NV

          $82.00

        3. 7.7.3 Albemarle Corporation

          $88.00

        4. 7.7.4 Ashland Incorporated

          $140.00

        5. 7.7.5 Badger Mining Corporation

          $90.00

        6. 7.7.6 Baker Hughes Incorporated

          $245.00

        7. 7.7.7 BASF SE

          $94.00

        8. 7.7.8 CARBO Ceramics Incorporated

          $186.00

        9. 7.7.9 Celanese Corporation

          $82.00

        10. 7.7.10 Champion Technologies Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 7.7.11 Chemtura Corporation

          $82.00

        12. 7.7.12 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC

          $88.00

        13. 7.7.13 Dow Chemical Company

          $161.00

        14. 7.7.14 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $118.00

        15. 7.7.15 Enerchem International Incorporated

          $82.00

        16. 7.7.16 Exxon Mobil Corporation

          $94.00

        17. 7.7.17 Fairmount Minerals Limited

          $144.00

        18. 7.7.18 FMC Corporation

          $82.00

        19. 7.7.19 Gibson Energy ULC

          $82.00

        20. 7.7.20 Halliburton Company

          $148.00

        21. 7.7.21 Hexion Specialty Chemicals Incorporated

          $82.00

        22. 7.7.22 Huber (JM) Corporation

          $101.00

        23. 7.7.23 Hunting plc

          $82.00

        24. 7.7.24 Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP

          $115.00

        25. 7.7.25 Lubrizol Corporation

          $82.00

        26. 7.7.26 Mineraçao Curimbaba Limitada

          $82.00

        27. 7.7.27 Olin Corporation

          $82.00

        28. 7.7.28 Plastics Engineering Company

          $82.00

        29. 7.7.29 Praxair Incorporated

          $82.00

        30. 7.7.30 Rhodia SA

          $146.00

        31. 7.7.31 Rio Tinto Group

          $82.00

        32. 7.7.32 Saint-Gobain

          $83.00

        33. 7.7.33 Schlumberger Limited

          $219.00

        34. 7.7.34 Smith International Incorporated

          $134.00

        35. 7.7.35 US Silica Company

          $82.00

      8. 7.8 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $233.00

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