Oilfield Chemicals Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Oilfield Chemicals Market: Information By Type (Inhibitors & Scavengers, Demulsifiers, Others), By Application (Upstream, Midstream, Downstream) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and the Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/1223-CR | October 2019 | Region: Global | 208 Pages         

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Oilfield Chemicals Market

The Oilfield Chemicals Market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.64% to reach USD 1.56 Billion by 2027. The growth of the market is mainly led by growing activities across the globe in oil & gas exploration.

By Type Inhibitors & Scavengers Demulsifiers
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Schlumberger Limited (US)   Halliburton (US)   Ideal Energy Solutions    LLC (US)   Kemira (Finland)   Royal Dutch Shell PLC (The Netherlands)   Solvay (Belgium)   Baker Hughes   GE Company LLC (UK)   BASF SE (Germany)   Clariant (US)
Market Driving Forces    Expansion Of Shale Oil & Gas Drilling & Production to Fuel Market Growth.
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Oilfield Chemicals Market Overview

The Oilfield Chemicals Market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.64% to reach USD 1.56 Billion by 2027. The growth of the market is mainly led by growing activities across the globe in oil & gas exploration.

The global growth of the market is a result of the expansion activities that are being carried out on the global scale for oil and gas exploration. The global market is being motivated by the rise in activities for oil exploration and development, which in turn raises a diversified need for oilfield chemicals, and hence, creates major demand for specialized drilling fluids. There is a growth in projects for deep-water and ultra-deep-water drilling, alongside a rapid expansion of shale oil and gas drilling and production that have good opportunities for a store in the market.

COVID 19 Analysis

The pervasiveness of progressing coronavirus pandemic has seriously influenced human lives internationally. With the principal case that began in China to the worldwide pandemic, the COVID-19 has shown to be lethal. The nations saw the death toll, force, income, and others. The world went to a stop seeing the worldwide pandemic is as yet in the period of hopelessness with the flare-up of new strains and freaks. With immunization under testing to control the antagonistic impacts COVID-19 is probably going to win for a more extended length. Market elements changed for ventures throughout the planet. The pace of usage diminished massively, which brought about the deficiency of supply for a critical number of end clients. The transformer oils market saw the destruction in different areas, yet it spiked altogether in the medical care areas and emergency clinics to keep a progression of administrations there to treat patients tainted with the infection. Oils are a prominent ingredient in the functioning of many production and manufacturing areas. They help to keep up with the progression of power so it doesn't hamper the market requirements and considerations. The other modern areas are additionally expected to recover worth and status as the world battle against the pandemic with joined powers.

The rising market investments and funds from the global governments and competitive players function in various regions and locations across the globe. This will enhance the growth expansion opportunities for the oil field chemicals market share during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

The market players are:

  • Schlumberger Limited (US)

  • Halliburton (US)

  • Ideal Energy Solutions, LLC (US)

  • Kemira (Finland)

  • Royal Dutch Shell PLC (The Netherlands)

  • Solvay (Belgium)

  • Baker Hughes, a GE Company LLC (UK)

  • BASF SE (Germany)

  • Clariant (US)

Market Dynamics


The expected factor that will help to fuel the market growth of the global oilfield chemicals industry is the growing degree of the output of crude oil that is coupled with the increasing deep drilling operations for both offshore and onshore working. In addition, there is a growth in spending on the advanced oilfield chemicals to boost properties such as thickening, emulsification, stabilization alongside the conditioning process that is likely during the forecast period that is likely to generate growth opportunities for the global market players. Evaluating shale gas extraction technology is propelling which is another important factor guiding the expansion of the oilfield chemicals industry in the global market premises during the ongoing forecast period ending in 2028.


But, as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels, tight environmental legislation and changes towards renewable energy sources like solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, and hydropower are predicted to hamper the development of the ongoing forecast period for the oilfield chemicals sector during the forecast period that will be ending in 2028. The global market players are on the way to dissolving these issues that might hamper the market to reach and grow as per the predicted market growth for the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.

Technology Analysis

It is estimated that the development initiatives created by developed countries functioning in the global market premises would serve as an opportunity for the future market during the ongoing forecast period that will be ending in 2028. Many oil exploration schemes are on the rise, including fracking and cementing as the initial phases alongside the increasing degree for the market in this sector for oilfield chemicals. The tremendous demand for technologically and innovatively advanced cement products with non-ionic and low-viscous properties, such as Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol, is expected to open up opportunities and expansion chances in the oilfield chemical industry.

Study Objectives

  • The oil field chemicals market report aims to share a short note on opportunity Analysis, Industry Forecast, Market Share, Market Value, Pricing Analysis, and Trading Analysis that prevail for the market during the ongoing forecast period that will be ending in 2028.

  • The market report aims to conduct a deep examination of the available elements concentrating on the memorable and current information that will help in giving rise to excellent opportunities for the market and challenges that might impact the global market growth.

  • The market report aims to review provincial investigations dependent on key market players, contests inside locales, and the efforts undertaken by them during the forecast period.

  • - The global market report further has an aim to conduct a subjective audit on innovation examination about the creation of the transformer oils in the global market premises followed by the global competitive growth by the prominent market players functional in various places of the global market.

Segment Overview

The oilfield chemicals market trends show that the market is functioning in various segments to meet the rising needs of the target audience that is spread in a series of global locations. Owing to the spread of resources and demand, the oilfield chemicals market has been segmented based on the understated factors:

Based on the market type

The market has been segmented on the market type and includes the inhibitors and scavengers, and others like demulsifiers.

Based on the market applications

The market applications include upstreams, downstream, and midstream.

Based on the regional locations

The regional segmentation of the oilfield chemicals market includes the North American market, the European regions, the APAC market, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. The segmentation is based on the resources, raw materials, and others.

Regional Analysis

Due to the increased focus on shale gas production and exploration in the regional markets, the North American region dominates the global demand for oilfield chemicals that will result in a market size during the forecast period that will be ending in 2028. In North America, the United States region accounts for the largest share, mainly due to the boom in the shale gas sector, technical developments, the growing demand for oil exports. In exchange, this increasing degree of shale gas production in North America is expected to boost the global demand for chemicals from oilfields over the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.

Recent Development

June 2021- Uzma, a Malaysian contractor, has landed a deal to offer production and oilfield chemicals to the operator of the Bualuang oilfield in the Gulf of Thailand.Uzma stated that the three-year contract with the operator Medco Energi includes manufacturing and oilfield chemicals, including technical services for a chemical management program at the Bualuang field. The deal is on a callout sourced whereby the services will be offered upon Medco Energi's written callout notice and is worth USD 3 million. Medco is the sole owner of the Bualuang field, operating since 2008.June 2021- Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is rereading its possessions in the largest oil field in the United States for a probable sale as the company looks to aim at its most lucrative oil-and-gas assets and expand its low-carbon investments. The sale could be for a fraction of Shell's over 260,000 acres in the Permian Basin, situated mainly in Texas.December 2020: Kraton Company, the world's largest sustainable manufacturer of specialty polymers, oilfield chemicals and high-value pine wood pulping co-product biobased products, announced an extension to its senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility.

November 2020: In the Upstream Oil & Gas sector, Detechtion Technology, the proven Asset Performance Control, Industrial IoT, and Mobile Oilfield Management system provider, declared the availability on a hardware-as-a-service basis of its Enbase product range. The new business model helps clients to track oilfield properties remotely in a cost-effective way.

Intended Audience

  • Engineering Plastic producers and manufacturers

  • Distributors, retailers, and supplier companies

  • End Users companies and industries

  • Consultancy firms, investment bankers, and banking institutions

  • Government and public sector enterprises

  • Independent Regulatory Authorities

Report Overview

The oilfield chemicals market share is likely to grow due to the growing demand and application use for the market. The report studies the market from the following factors:

  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Technology Analysis

  • Segment Overview

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Recent Developments

The global market studies the impact of the pandemic on the market operations followed by the recent developments of the industry during the period. The report also analyzes the market that gives rise to factors of growth and expansion followed by the challenges that might restrain the market from growing in the period.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: USD 1.56 Billion
  CAGR   4.64%(2022–2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022–2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Schlumberger Limited (US), Baker Hughes, a GE Company LLC (UK), Ideal Energy Solutions, LLC (US), Royal Dutch Shell PLC (The Netherlands), BASF SE (Germany), Solvay (Belgium), Halliburton (US), Clariant (US), Kemira (Finland), Albemarle Corporation (US), Stepan Company (US), Nalco Champion (US), Croda International PLC (UK), Huntsman International LLC (US), Ashland (US), The Lubrizol Corporation (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   Growing demand for Technologically Advanced Cement Products to Boost Market Growth
  Key Market Drivers   Expansion Of Shale Oil & Gas Drilling & Production to Fuel Market Growth.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market is expected to rise to a valuation of more than USD 1.5 billion by 2025.

The market is expected to exhibit a strong 4.64% CAGR over the forecast period from 2019 to 2025.

Growing oil and gas industry operations are the major driver for the global oilfield chemicals market.

North America held a dominant 44.3% share in the global oilfield chemicals market in 2018.

Leading players in the oilfield chemicals market include Huntsman, Schlumberger, and Baker Hughes, among others.