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Oilfield stimulation is the process undertaken for the recovery and improving the flow of hydrocarbons from drilling well. With the development of new technologies and innovative chemicals, stimulation has now become an easy process. Oilfield stimulation chemicals find majority of its applications in hydraulic fracturing, matrix acidization, acid fracking, and other processes. These processes include steam injection, CO2 injection, and so on. The market size of oilfield stimulation chemicals is projected to reach $2.97 Billion by 2020, signifying a firm annualized growth rate of 10.1% between 2015 and 2020.
Global FRP Pipe market showed huge opportunities as momentous demands from end application industries such as oil & gas, water & wastewater, chemical, and others. Oil and Gas is the major industry for FRP pipes market for use in transmission network, flow lines, well-interventions, etc. These rapidly increasing demands from various application industries are generating many exciting new markets opportunities for FRP pipes. Major types of FRP pipes include Polyester, Polyurethane, Epoxy and others. These FRP pipes are now days widely used in new application areas such as oil & gas, sewage pipe, irrigation and others. High cost of FRP pipes compared to pipes made with conventional materials is the major interruption in the market growth. Further market development will depend upon material availability at reasonable prices. The global FRP pipe market size in terms of value is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% between 2015 and 2020 to reach $4 billion by 2020.
Rise in end- use industries such as furniture, building & construction, etc., coupled with soaring demand from emerging economies such as China, Japan, etc., is anticipated to drive the melamine formaldehyde market globally. Also, this growth is largely fueled by the increasing applications, technological advancements, and growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region. The melamine formaldehyde market is estimated to reach $4.4 Billion by 2019, signifying a CAGR of 9.9% between 2014 and 2019
This study estimates the global market for CNG tanks by the end of 2020. This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global CNG tanks market. The report also provides a comprehensive review of the drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues of the market. The market is segmented and forecasted for various regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The market value and units for major countries in each of the regions are also covered in the report. Global CNG tanks/cylinders market expected to be worth $1,563.23 Million and CAGR Value is 9.65% by 2020
Production chemicals are used for enhancing the recovery of hydrocarbons from the well. Various categories of production chemicals include corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors, asphaltene inhibitors, biocides, demulsifies, scavengers, surfactants, and others. These chemicals are added in production to achieve the optimum performance and enhance the effectiveness of the oil recovery. Global production chemicals market is estimated at $ 4,452.0 Million in 2014 and projected to reach a market size of $ 6,173.5 Million in 2020, registering a CAGR of 5% to 6% during the same period.
The global adhesive resin market, along with its applications, has witnessed a high growth for the past few years and this growth is estimated to increase in the coming years. This growth is largely fueled by the increasing applications, technological advancements, and growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region. The adhesive resin market is estimated to reach 5,012.80 Thousand Tons by volume by 2020, signifying a firm CAGR of over 4.14% between 2015 and 2020.
The specialty chemicals market has a positive market outlook and is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years. Specialty chemicals are high-value, low-volume chemicals that are tailored to specific applications and industries.
The report on “bio plasticizers” considers its six commonly used applications: packaging materials, medical devices, consumer goods, wires & cables, building & construction, and others. The bio plasticizers market is witnessing high growth because of increasing end-use industry, technological advancements, stringent regulations, and increasing demand in the developing markets. Plasticizer is a substance that is added to other polymeric substances to aid processing of the polymer and to impart flexibility, plasticity, softness, and reduce brittleness. These additives are widely employed in PVC cable, PVC resins, wire jacketing, vinyl flooring, medical equipment, automobile parts, packaging materials, consumer goods, and others. Plasticizer is the most common additives used in the plastic industry. The ban on phthalates in PVC products and increasing consumer awareness in major markets are driving the market for bio plasticizer. The market size for bio plasticizer is projected to reach $1,140.3 Million by 2020, registering a CAGR of 9.8% between 2015 and 2020.
The chlorine market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 4.9% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $33,362 million by 2019. The key participants in this market are The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (U.S.), Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan), Ineos Group Ltd. (U.K.), Olin Corporation (U.S.), PPG Industries (U.S.), Tata Chemicals Limited (India), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), and Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Korea).
Acrylic esters are used in many industries for various applications. They are required in surface coatings, adhesives & sealants, textiles, diapers & training pants and many other applications. The report covers qualitative aspect of acrylic esters and detailed volume (KT) and value ($Million) forecasts of acrylic esters along with its types, application and region. The Acrylic esters market is expected to witness a CAGR of 6.3% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $9,143 Million by 2019.
EOR chemicals are used for enhancing the recovery of hydrocarbons from the well. Various types of EOR chemicals include surfactants, water soluble polymers, polymer gels, biopolymers, alkaline chemicals, and others. These chemicals are used in EOR applications to achieve the optimum performance and enhance the effectiveness of the oil recovery. The EOR chemicals market is projected to reach $150.35 million by 2019
The global sludge treatment chemicals market has been witnessing many developments over the past few years. Sludge treatment chemicals are preferred and widely accepted chemicals for sludge treatment. The focus of various regulatory bodies to reduce the volume and toxicity of sludge for meeting the future sustainability are further driving the market for sludge treatment chemicals globally. Sludge treatment chemicals consumption has grown significantly in the recent times and is at an emerging stage in various countries. Sludge Treatment Chemicals: $7.4 Billion market by 2020 signifying firm annualized growth rate of 5.10% from 2015 to 2020.
The polymer nanocomposites market in terms of value is expected to reach above $5,100 million by 2020, growing at a significant CAGR from 2014 to 2019. This report also includes the leading manufacturers’ profiles such as BYK Additives (Germany), 3D System (U.S.), Foster Corporation (U.S.), Industrial Nanotech (U.S.), Hybrid Plastics Inc. (U.S.), Inframat Corporation (U.K.), InMat Inc. (U.S.), Nanocor Incorporated (U.S.) and others.
The Asia-Pacific base oil market is estimated to register a CAGR of 3.5% between 2015 and 2020 and the demand is estimated to reach 25,226.5 KT by 2020. The demand for base oil is expected to witness a steady growth in the Asia-Pacific countries. The market size is expected to increase in Asia-Pacific, due to the economic growth in the nations such as South Korea, China, and India.
Pharmaceutical grade sodium chloride is required in injections; hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, & hemofiltration solutions, oral rehydration salts (ORS), channeling agents/ osmotic agent, mechanical cleansing solutions, and others (dietary formulations and infant formulations). The report covers qualitative aspect of Pharmaceutical grade sodium chloride and detailed volume (kilotons) and value ($Million) forecasts of Pharmaceutical grade sodium chloride along with its applications and region. The pharmaceutical grade sodium chloride market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 6.9% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of volume, and the consumption is anticipated to reach 690 KT by 2019.
Oxo alcohols are prepared by reacting olefins with syngas (hydroformulation reaction) under low pressure in presence of rhodium catalyst. The resultant aldehyde is hydrogenated to give Oxo-alcohols. Various olefins such as ethylene, propylene, acetylene can be used as raw materials for preparation of different kinds of Oxo-alcohols. The commercially important Oxo alcohols are N-butanol, 2-ethylhexanol, Isobutanol, and others. The market of Oxo alcohols is forecasted to be around 12,601 KT in terms of volume in 2020 growing at a CAGR around 4.4%. Oxo-alcohols are primarily consumed as solvents for preparing plasticizers, paints, coatings & adhesives, lubricant additives and in chemical manufacturing. The major end user industries of Oxo alcohols are acrylates, acetates, chemical intermediates, and plasticizers.
High temperature elastomers are those elastomers which can be used in high temperature applications requirements. In applications like under-the-hood applications in automotive industry, sterilization in medical industry, and others require materials those can withstand high temperatures, generally above 1500 Celsius and above. For such applications special types of elastomers are used those can withstand extreme temperature for prolonged time period without failing. HTEs are relatively costly and are used in small quantities, when compared to other elastomers, hence making their market size in terms of volume comparatively small. Other properties of HTEs, such as high chemical and solvent resistance, make them suitable for aerospace, chemical processing, and oil and gas applications.
The global packaging adhesives market, along with its applications, has witnessed a good growth for the past few years and this growth is estimated to increase in the coming years. The properties such as tackiness, handling strength, curing conditions, peel stress, withstanding temperature range, and performance under various conditions will be the key influencing factors for the global packaging adhesives with an increased emphasis on its different applications. The global market value of the global packaging adhesives was estimated to be about $7,653.31 million in 2013 and is projected to reach $11,231.37 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% between 2014 and 2019.
Biocatalysts are widely used in the food and beverage industry since several years as food enzymes for instance in dairy products, bakery, and beverages. Biocatalysts may be of different types and are used in various applications. Protease and amylases are widely used to remove food related stains. These enzymes have applications in both food & beverage and laundry detergent industry. Enzymes such as lipases and peroxidase are used in the personal care industry as they have anti-microbial applications.
Oleochemicals are used primarily in the personal care industry for manufacturing of various lotions, creams, and so on. Oleochemicals are replacing many petroleum based products as their properties help build a product which is better for the environment and which can be manufactured from renewable raw materials. Major types for oleochemicals include fatty acids, fatty alcohols, glycerin, and others. The market for glycerin is projected to grow at the fastest rate. Fatty acids were observed to dominate the global market by type, for oleochemicals, and were estimated to control around 56.34% of the total oleochemicals consumption by type.
The global ink solvents market, along with its applications, has witnessed a moderate growth for the past few years and this growth is estimated to increase in the coming years. The ink solvents market is estimated to reach 1,221.11 kilotons by volume by 2019, signifying a firm CAGR of over 5% between 2014 and 2019.
The global high temperature market has been growing rapidly during the last few years. The market is expected to continue growing at a healthy rate in the next five years, mainly driven by a growth in the end-user industries such as automotive and aerospace industry. The high temperatuire plastics market is expected to reach $13,317.95 Million by 2019. The top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. These include Solvay S.A. (Belgium), SABIC Innovative Plastics (The Netherlands), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Celanese Corporation (U.S.), Victrex plc. (U.K.), and others.
Fluoropolymer coating systems are prepared from fluoropolymer resin such as PTFE, PVDF, FEP, ETFE resin. The coating system consists of fluoropolymer resin along with binder resins, solvent, pigments and additives. The ratio of these components in the system dominates the characteristics of coatings and they are unique and proprietary for each coating manufacturer. The fluoropolymer coating market has grown rapidly during the past few years and this trend is expected to continue in the next five years. Fluoropolymer Coatings: A projected value of $1,534 million by 2019, signifying firm annualized growth of 6.36% between 2014 and 2019.
High temperature adhesives are the bonding agents that have applications for service temperature 150°C and above. High temperature adhesives do not lose their bonding and tensile strength in high temperatures. These adhesives have only industrial applications as the service temperature is very high. As the number of industries are continues to increase in emerging markets like India and Brazil the demand of high temperature adhesives also goes on increasing. High temperature adhesives can be classified on the basis of chemical composition, such as polyurethane, epoxy, silicone, polyamide, and others. They can also be classified on the basis of end application market, such as electronics & electrical, automotive, aerospace, construction, marine, and other industrial applications.
This report includes two types of vapor deposition technologies for thin film coating applications in various end-user industries. These two different technologies are Chemical vapor deposition and Physical vapor deposition. These vapor deposition technologies are used for thin film coating applications in various end-user industries such as microelectronics, cutting tools, industrial & energy, medical, decorative coatings and others.
Nanocoatings are materials that are manufactured by shrinking raw materials at the molecular level to form a denser product; they are measured on a nano-scale. They, due to lower VOCs (volatile organic contents) content, are preferred over traditional coatings. Nanocoatings have characteristics, such as scratch, UV, chemical resistance, low maintenance, anti-corrosion, and color and gloss retention among others. They also prevent the painted surface from being damaged that is caused by external factors, such as UV and acid rain. Nanocoatings are classified as anti-fingerprint, anti-microbial, anti-fouling and easy-to-clean, self-cleaning (bionic and photocatalytic), and others (specialty coatings and anti-corrosion). Anti-microbial is the most used nanocoating across various applications. Anti-microbial nanocoatings are used by applications, such as healthcare, water treatment, food manufacturing, and packaging. Anti-fouling and easy-to-clean nanocoatings are the second-largest market for nanocoatings and find applications in marine, food manufacturing, automotive, and electronics among others. Anti-fingerprint nanocoatings are projected to grow in the near future due to the increasing demand from the electronics, automotive, medical, and healthcare industries. Other types of nanocoatings find applications in the construction, packaging, and textiles industries.
This report includes eight different applications of activated carbon for mercury control in flue gas. They are coal burning (all uses including power plants), oil & natural gas burning, primary production of ferrous metals, primary production of non-ferrous metals, gold mining & production (small scale & large scale), cement production, oil refining, and others. The market of activated carbon for mercury control in flue gas is projected to register a CAGR of 19.25% between 2014 and 2019 and is expected to generate the global market size in terms of value with $12,193.72million by 2019.
The Alkylamine Market, along with its end products, has witnessed an improved growth in the past few years. This is projected to remain the same in the next five years, especially in the Asia-Pacific and RoW regions. The global alkylamines market is estimated to grow from $4,097.34 million in 2014 to $5,611.23 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2014 to 2019.
The ethyleneamines market is projected to account for 628.25 KiloTons market size in terms of volume by 2019, signifying a robust growth rate of over 5.81% between 2014 and 2019.
The Middle East & Africa lubricants market is growing at a significant rate, driven by the tremendous growth in the region of the transportation and industrial sectors. The development of the tourism, mining, quarrying industries in Africa and crude oil and natural gas exploration, construction industry in the Middle East is driving the growth of lubricants consumption in the region. The Middle East & Africa lubricants market in terms of volume was 4,157.7 KT in 2013, and is poised to register a CAGR of 3.2% between 2014 and 2019. The market has been segmented into four categories based on the type, namely, mineral oil, synthetic oil, bio-based and greases.
The coil coatings market is experiencing enormous growth which is expected to continue in the near future, mainly driven by the highly growing Asia-Pacific, RoW, and North American regions. Considerable amount of investments and expansions are made by different market players to serve the end-user applications industries in the future. The Asia-Pacific region is the major coil coatings market that accounted for about 51.04% market demand of the total global demand in 2013. The coil coatings market is estimated to reach 348.50 million gallons by volume by 2019, signifying a firm CAGR of over 4.59% between 2014 and 2019.
Leather chemicals are used at different stages of leather production. The process starts with beamhouse operations, followed by tanning operations. The global leather chemicals market is witnessing high growth due to the growing demand for premium quality leather. The leather chemicals market is projected to reach $7,963 million at a CAGR of 7.64% by 2019.
Catalysts are widely used in refineries and chemical plants. These catalysts do not participate in the reactions but help in accelerating their rate. Gradually, the catalytic activity of the catalyst reduces due to deposition by different types of contaminants, after which the catalyst needs to be replaced. The market for regenerated catalyst, in terms of value, is estimated to reach $5002.47 Million by 2019, witnessing a CAGR of 5.54% between 2014 and 2019.
The amaranth seed oil market is anticipated to increase at a healthy rate annually, to reach $700.6 million, by 2019. Amaranth seed oil is primarily used in cosmetic & personal care, food supplements, pharmaceuticals, and aroma (fragrance) industry. The cosmetic & personal care industry is growing at a high rate, while the food supplement industry is experiencing steady growth
The lubricant additives market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.7%, by value, over the next five years, to reach $16.2 billion by 2019. Asia-Pacific, with its flourishing economy and rapidly expanding industrial and automotive sectors, is the leading consumer of lubricant additives and will experience the highest growth in demand from 2014 to 2019, followed by North America.
The isocyanate market is expected to grow with a healthy pace over the next five years to reach $38,729 million, by 2019. Asia-Pacific dominates the isocyanate market due to high usage of isocyanate-based applications in its various end-user industries. Although the European economy has still not recovered from the Euro crisis, it will continue to be the second best market, followed by North America, and Middle east & Africa.
The formic acid market, along with its end products, has witnessed a linear growth in the past few years and this growth is estimated to increase in the coming years. Formic acid is one of the basic organic chemical raw material widely used in pesticide, leather, dyes, pharmaceuticals and rubber industries. The high quality and environmentally acceptable are some of the major features that creates an upsurge in the demand for formic acid; and the upcoming safety regulations for its use will be the key influencing factors for the global formic acid with the increased emphasis on its different types and their applications.
Acetic acid is an organic compound with molecular formula CH3COOH, and is a precursor for manufacturing various other chemicals that serve various end user industries, such as textiles, inks, rubbers, plastics, and others. Its main application segments include the manufacturing of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), purified terephthalic acid (PTA), acetic anhydride, and ester solvents (ethyl acetate & butyl acetate).
Choline chloride is an organic compound. It is used in the animal feed additive. It is mainly related with the metabolism and act as methyl donor. It builds and maintains cell structure and function. It is very essential for growing animal and its feed intake helps in preventing perosis, conditions like fatty liver syndrome, etc. Apart from animal feed additive, it is also used in human nutrition and as a clay stabilizer in oil and gas industry.
2-EH is a colorless, combustible liquid that is poorly soluble in water but soluble in most organic solvents. It is produced by three-step process involving the aldol self-condensation of n-butyraldehyde followed by dehydration and hydrogenation. N-butyraldehyde itself is produced by catalytic hydroformylation of propylene with synthesis gas. 2-EH is an important feedstock to manufacture various chemicals that further serve diverse industries that include automotive, paints, building & construction, and various other manufacturing industries. Its main application segments include plasticizers, 2-EH acrylate, 2-EH nitrate, and others.
Paper coating materials can be classified into nine types, namely, GCC, PCC, Kaolin Clay, Talc, Starch, SB latex, Titanium Dioxide, Wax, and others. GCC constitutes the major market share in the global paper coating materials that are widely used as pigments and therefore, are expected to grow aggressively in the next five years. Kaolin clay and talc are widely used as fillers in coating.
Biodegradable packaging begins with the material selection, and it drives the choice and type of packaging equipment and final package performance, which decides the success of packaging. The packaging material choice drives the packaging product's properties, appearance, and consumer attributes.
The industrial DeNOx systems and services market is expected to grow at a steady pace during the next five years. It is driven by increasing stringency of regulations on emissions from utilities and industrial boilers. The report estimates the industrial DeNOx systems and services market size in terms of revenue.
Benzene is an organic compound with molecular formula C6H6, which is among the most consumed petrochemicals used in the industry. It is an important feedstock to manufacture various chemicals that further serve diverse industries including building and construction, textile, electrical and electronics, and automotive. Its main application segments include the manufacturing of ethylbenzene, cyclohexane, cumene, nitrobenzene, and alkylbenzene. It is also utilized for manufacturing maleic anhydride and as a solvent.
The chloromethanes market, along with its end products, has witnessed a stagnant growth in the past few years and it is expected to be the same in the coming years, especially in North American and European regions. Leading manufacturers and their strategies to balance current supply-demand issues, regulations across the different regions, and newer applications development across the vertical industries will be the key influencing factors in the chloromethanes market.
Polyurethane coating is a polymer consisting of a chain of organic units joined by urethane links which is a result of the reaction between an isocyanate component and a resin blend made with only hydroxyl-containing resins. Polyurethane coating chemistry is based on the combination of polyisocyanates mainly TDI and MDI with polyols such as polyesters, polyacrylates, and polyethers. There are various types of PU coatings based on various technologies such as solvent-borne PU coating, water-borne PU coating, high solids PU coating and PU powder coating used in various end industries like automotive & transportation, wood & furniture, industrial, construction, textile, and electrical & electronics.
The global Flow chemistry market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period, from an estimated USD 1.7 billion in 2023 to USD 2.9 billion in 2028. Chemical synthesis is one of the major applications of the flow chemistry market and offers market growth opportunities. The Tabular reactor by reactor segment is experiencing high growth rates in emerging regions such as Asia Pacific and North America.
Specialty gases represent rare or ultra-high purity gases, that is, 99.995% purity and above. These gases are produced in small quantities, available in gaseous or liquid form, and serve a variety of industries. The industries that are the major consumers of specialty gas are electronics (semiconductor devices, flat panel display, etc.), manufacturing (lighting, laser, chemicals, etc.), academics (analytical and calibration instruments), healthcare, and also automotive industry. New emerging technologies have also helped in the growth of specialty gas industry
Biocides are substances that kill or inhibit all life forms when introduced in sufficient concentration and/or duration. They are used to control harmful organisms and control bacterial and fungal growth. Different types of biocide such as halogen compounds, metallic compounds, organosulfurs, organic acids, phenolic, etc. are used for various applications in personal care, water treatment, wood preservation, food and beverage, paints and coatings, and others. Growth in water treatment market on account of increasing water consumption due to population growth, changing food habits, and climate change is a major driver for global biocide market.
Butadiene or 1,3-butadiene is a colorless gas that is condensed to liquid just below minus 4.0°C and is highly reactive. Butadiene is soluble in alcohol and ether, but insoluble in water and is polymerized easily in the presence of oxygen.