Global Oilfield Process Chemicals Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Sep 2017
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This industry research report identifies Baker Hughes, BASF, Halliburton, Schlumberger, and The Dow Chemical company as the key vendors in the global oilfield process chemicals market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by product type (drilling chemicals, stimulation chemicals, production chemicals, cementing chemicals, workover and completion chemicals, and enhanced oil recovery chemicals) and by geography (APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW).

Overview of the global oilfield process chemicals market

Research analysis on the oilfield process chemicals market identifies that the increased demand for drilling chemicals will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the market. Technavio’s market research analysts predict that this market will grow at a CAGR of more than 5% by 2021. There is a rising focus on the exploration of new reserves to cater to the growing energy requirements. This in turn will fuel the need for drilling chemicals. The increasing number of deep-water detections in Pacific and Persian Gulf and the rising number of participants will intensify the energy demand, in turn, increasing the demand for drilling chemicals. Moreover, heavy investments by the key players in onshore and offshore drilling projects and the rise in drilling activities in countries such as Russia and China, and the rise in number of exploration activities in Europe and APAC, will also increase the demand for drilling chemicals. This will in turn, drive the growth of the oilfield process chemicals market during the forecast period.

The increasing demand for novel chemical products is one of the key trends that will gain traction in the oilfield process chemicals market. The oil and gas industry is constantly inducing oilfield chemical manufacturers to come up with new products to cater to a wide range of challenges based on quality, pumpability, reliability, deliverability, and environmental compliance. This compels players in the market to increasingly engage in R&D activities to bring novel products such as water-based drilling fluids. Moreover, the popularity of nanotechnology is also expected to make a significant impact on the development of eco-friendly and biodegradable drilling fluids.



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Competitive landscape and key vendors  

The oilfield process chemicals market consists of numerous players operating their businesses at both global and regional levels. The established players hold the maximum shares and offer a wide range of oilfield process chemicals that are suitable for different operations such as drilling, cementing, completion, and production.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • Baker Hughes
  • BASF
  • Halliburton
  • Schlumberger
  • The Dow Chemical company

The other prominent vendors in the market are Akzo Nobel, Albemarle, Ashland, CES Energy Solutions, Chemex, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Clariant,Dorf Ketal, DuPont, Ecolab, Gulf Coast Chemical, Huntsman International, Lamberti, Newpark Resources, SICHEM, Solvay, Stepan, and Lubrizol.

Segmentation by product type and analysis of the oilfield process chemicals market

  • Drilling chemicals
  • Stimulation chemicals
  • Production chemicals
  • Cementing chemicals
  • Workover and completion chemicals
  • Enhanced oil recovery chemicals

During 2016, the drilling chemicals segment accounted for the major shares of the oilfield process chemicals market. Benefits such as the lubrication of drill bit that reduces the friction between the drilling string and borders of the drill hole will contribute to the growth of this industry segment in the coming years.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the oilfield process chemicals market

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, North America will be the major revenue contributor to the oilfield process chemicals market throughout the forecast period. The rising number of aging wells and the availability of a huge market for oilfield process chemicals, will drive the growth of this market in North America.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the oilfield process chemicals market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global oilfield process chemicals market?
  • What are the key oilfield process chemicals market trends impacting the growth of the market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global oilfield process chemicals market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global oilfield process chemicals market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global oilfield process chemicals market?

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by product type

  • Global oilfield process chemicals market by product type
  • Global drilling chemicals market
  • Global stimulation chemicals market
  • Global production chemicals market
  • Global cementing chemicals market
  • Global workover and completion chemicals market
  • Global enhanced oil recovery chemicals market

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global oilfield process chemicals market by geography
  • Oilfield process chemicals market in North America
  • Oilfield process chemicals market in Europe
  • Oilfield process chemicals market in APAC
  • Oilfield process chemicals market in ROW

PART 08: Decision framework

PART 09: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 10: Market trends

  • Rising demand for novel chemical products
  • Biofuels reducing demand for conventional forms of fuel

PART 11: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Key market vendors
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

  • Baker Hughes
  • BASF
  • Halliburton
  • Schlumberger
  • The Dow Chemical Company

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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