World Oilfield Chemicals

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The best opportunities will be in drilling fluids and stimulation chemicals as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing are used to develop shale plays in the US and Canada.

World demand to increase 8.9% yearly through 2016

World demand for oilfield chemicals is expected to increase 8.9 percent per year to $27.9 billion in 2016 as high oil prices and increasing demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Nearly all types of chemicals will post healthy advances, but the best opportunities will be in drilling fluids and stimulation chemicals.

Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing used to develop shale plays in the US and Canada have been a driving force in sales of fracturing fluids and high-tech drilling fluids, although whether North America’s success in shale development can be duplicated elsewhere is yet to be seen. However, while shale drilling is now purely a regional phenomenon, the development of offshore fields is taking off in other areas. This will drive demand for all types of chemicals, as costs for offshore wells are much higher than for onshore wells.

These and other factors will drive demand in the world’s growth markets, especially Brazil, Africa, Russia, and in China, India, and several other Asian countries. Also, while slowing, growth will still be strong in the North American market.

North America to remain dominant market

North America is expected to remain the largest market for oilfield chemicals by a wide margin. The US and Canada, with older and more developed oilfields, offer a much larger market for chemicals designed to maintain output levels in areas of diminishing well flows. Growth in Brazil will be the fastest in the world, due to substantial oil production gains and increased activity in deeper offshore fields, such as the pre-salt formations in the Atlantic. China will remain the largest market in Asia, due to its large number of wells and its need to increase its domestic energy supply. Hydraulic fracturing is used extensively in China, and will continue to grow -- especially as shale resources in Sichuan Province and the northwest of the country are developed.

The Africa/Mideast region, which accounts for more than 45 percent of global oil production, is a smaller market for oilfield chemicals than its energy output might suggest. Even so, oilfield chemical demand in the region will grow based on increased natural gas production in previously underdeveloped areas and sustained growth in large producers such as Saudi Arabia and Nigeria.

Europe, the slowest growing region for oilfield chemicals, will register strong advances in Russia and a few smaller producing nations, and slower gains in Norway and the UK due to diminishing North Sea output. However, growing interest in shale development and other unconventional settings could serve to stimulate European oilfield chemical demand going forward.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $18 billion world oilfield chemical industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (drilling fluids, stimulation and enhanced oil recovery chemicals, production chemicals, completion and workover fluids, oilfield chemicals and cement additives), world region and for 44 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 44 industry participants, including Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, and Halliburton.

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  1. World Oilfield Chemicals

    $6,200.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $221.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $135.00

      1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,508.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $108.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $304.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $82.00

        2. 3.2.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

          $180.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Manufacturing Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Oil & Gas Outlook

        $723.00

        1. Table | WORLD OIL & GAS PRODUCTION BY REGION (quadrillion Btu)

        2. 3.5.1 World Petroleum Outlook

          $303.00

          1. Table | WORLD PROVED OIL RESERVES BY COUNTRY, 2011 (billion barrels)

          2. Table | WORLD CRUDE OIL FIELD PRODUCTION BY REGION (million barrels)

        3. 3.5.2 World Natural Gas Outlook

          $315.00

          1. Table | WORLD PROVED NATURAL GAS RESERVES, 2011 (trillion cubic feet)

          2. Table | WORLD DRY NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION BY REGION (trillion cubic feet)

      6. 3.6 Oilfield Services Overview

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD SERVICES INDICATORS

      7. 3.7 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $168.00

    4. 4 OILFIELD TECHNOLOGY

      $1,347.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $101.00

      2. 4.2 Well Drilling

        $345.00

        1. 4.2.1 Directional & 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 Dual-Gradient Drilling

          $82.00

        5. 4.2.5 Underbalanced Drilling

          $82.00

        6. 4.2.6 Drilling Fluids

          $82.00

      3. 4.3 Well Completion & Workover

        $82.00

      4. 4.4 Well Stimulation

        $449.00

        1. 4.4.1 Hydraulic Fracturing

          $137.00

        2. 4.4.2 Nitrogen Fracturing

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.3 Acidizing

          $117.00

        4. 4.4.4 Fracture Acidizing

          $82.00

        5. 4.4.5 Other Well Stimulation Techniques & Technologies

          $110.00

      5. 4.5 Enhanced Oil Recovery

        $134.00

        1. 4.5.1 Thermal Recovery

          $82.00

        2. 4.5.2 Gas Recovery

          $82.00

        3. 4.5.3 Chemical Recovery

          $82.00

      6. 4.6 Other Oilfield Technologies

        $260.00

        1. 4.6.1 Oil Sands Recovery

          $82.00

        2. 4.6.2 Coalbed Methane

          $82.00

        3. 4.6.3 Shale Formations

          $82.00

    5. 5 OVERVIEW

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      1. 5.1 Regional Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Product Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Drilling Fluids

          $383.00

          1. Table | WORLD DRILLING FLUID DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD DRILLING FLUID DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 Stimulation & Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Chemicals

          $213.00

          1. Table | WORLD STIMULATION & ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (EOR) CHEMICAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        4. 5.2.3 Production Chemicals

          $313.00

          1. Table | WORLD PRODUCTION CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)

        5. 5.2.4 Completion & Workover Fluids

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD COMPLETION & WORKOVER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        6. 5.2.5 Oilfield Cement & Cement Additives

          $146.00

          1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD CEMENT & CEMENT ADDITIVE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)

    6. 6 NORTH AMERICA

      $1,172.00

      1. 6.1 North America: General

        $295.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | NORTH AMERICA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 United States

        $293.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Canada

        $277.00

        1. Table | CANADA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | CANADA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)

      4. 6.4 Mexico

        $307.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | MEXICO: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

    7. 7 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

      $1,150.00

      1. 7.1 Central & South America: General

        $255.00

        1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Argentina

        $209.00

        1. Table | ARGENTINA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | ARGENTINA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Brazil

        $231.00

        1. Table | BRAZIL: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | BRAZIL: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 Venezuela

        $240.00

        1. Table | VENEZUELA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | VENEZUELA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 Other Central & South America

        $214.00

        1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY COUNTRY & TYPE (million dollars)

    8. 8 EUROPE

      $1,434.00

      1. 8.1 Europe: General

        $370.00

        1. Table | EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | EUROPE: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Norway

        $271.00

        1. Table | NORWAY: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | NORWAY: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Russia

        $336.00

        1. Table | RUSSIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | RUSSIA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      4. 8.4 United Kingdom

        $232.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      5. 8.5 Other Europe

        $224.00

        1. Table | OTHER EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER EUROPE: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY COUNTRY & TYPE (million dollars)

    9. 9 AFRICA/MIDEAST

      $2,166.00

      1. 9.1 Africa/Mideast: General

        $312.00

        1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY REGION & TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Africa

        $885.00

        1. Table | AFRICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | AFRICA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY COUNTRY & TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Middle East

        $968.00

        1. Table | MIDDLE EAST: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | MIDDLE EAST: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY COUNTRY & TYPE (million dollars)

    10. 10 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $1,756.00

      1. 10.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $302.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 10.2 China

        $357.00

        1. Table | CHINA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | CHINA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 10.3 India

        $241.00

        1. Table | INDIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | INDIA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      4. 10.4 Indonesia

        $230.00

        1. Table | INDONESIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | INDONESIA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      5. 10.5 Kazakhstan

        $198.00

        1. Table | KAZAKHSTAN: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | KAZAKHSTAN: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      6. 10.6 Malaysia

        $206.00

        1. Table | MALAYSIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | MALAYSIA: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      7. 10.7 Other Asia/Pacific

        $222.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: OILFIELD CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

    11. 11 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,088.00

      1. 11.1 General

        $92.00

        1. Table | WORLD OILFIELD CHEMICAL SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      2. 11.2 Market Share

        $203.00

      3. 11.3 Industry Restructuring

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 11.4 Competitive Strategies

        $128.00

      5. 11.5 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 11.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $129.00

      7. 11.7 Company Profiles

        $4,255.00

        1. 11.7.1 Akzo Nobel NV

          $96.00

        2. 11.7.2 Albemarle Corporation

          $82.00

        3. 11.7.3 AMCOL International Corporation

          $133.00

        4. 11.7.4 Anchor Drilling Fluids USA Incorporated

          $82.00

        5. 11.7.5 Ashland Incorporated

          $149.00

        6. 11.7.6 Baker Hughes Incorporated

          $220.00

        7. 11.7.7 BASF SE

          $82.00

        8. 11.7.8 Buzzi Unicem SpA

          $82.00

        9. 11.7.9 Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corporation

          $97.00

        10. 11.7.10 Champion Technologies Incorporated

          $128.00

        11. 11.7.11 Chemtura Corporation

          $82.00

        12. 11.7.12 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC

          $92.00

        13. 11.7.13 China National Petroleum Corporation

          $82.00

        14. 11.7.14 Clariant International Limited

          $153.00

        15. 11.7.15 Dow Chemical Company

          $134.00

        16. 11.7.16 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $82.00

        17. 11.7.17 Ecolab Incorporated

          $217.00

        18. 11.7.18 Emery Oleochemicals Group

          $82.00

        19. 11.7.19 Enerchem International Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 11.7.20 Gumpro Drilling Fluids Pvt Limited

          $82.00

        21. 11.7.21 Halliburton Company

          $218.00

        22. 11.7.22 Holcim Limited

          $135.00

        23. 11.7.23 Imdex Limited

          $82.00

        24. 11.7.24 Israel Chemicals Limited

          $84.00

        25. 11.7.25 Kemira Oyj

          $82.00

        26. 11.7.26 Lafarge SA

          $82.00

        27. 11.7.27 National Oilwell Varco Incorporated

          $82.00

        28. 11.7.28 Navdeep Chemicals Private Limited

          $82.00

        29. 11.7.29 Newpark Resources Incorporated

          $198.00

        30. 11.7.30 Nigerian-German Chemicals plc

          $82.00

        31. 11.7.31 PT Tesso Tetra Chemika

          $82.00

        32. 11.7.32 Q'Max Solutions Incorporated

          $82.00

        33. 11.7.33 Roemex Limited

          $82.00

        34. 11.7.34 Schlumberger Limited

          $181.00

        35. 11.7.35 Scomi Group Bhd

          $94.00

        36. 11.7.36 Secure Energy Services Incorporated

          $94.00

        37. 11.7.37 Sichem LLC

          $82.00

        38. 11.7.38 Solvay SA

          $100.00

        39. 11.7.39 Sun Drilling Products Corporation

          $82.00

        40. 11.7.40 TETRA Technologies Incorporated

          $99.00

        41. 11.7.41 Texas Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        42. 11.7.42 Texas United Chemical Company LLC

          $82.00

        43. 11.7.43 Thermax Group

          $82.00

        44. 11.7.44 Weatherford International Limited

          $142.00

      8. 11.8 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $148.00

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