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Fracking Chemicals and Fluid Market by Fluid & Well Type, and by Chemicals - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018

  • Published: January 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 209 Pages
  • Markets and Markets

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  • Akzonobel N.V.
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'Fracking Chemicals and Fluid Market by Fluid & Well Type, and Chemicals (Acid, Surfactant, Biocide, Gelling Agent, Cross Linker, Breaker, Scale & Corrosion Inhibitor, Clay & Iron Control, Friction Reducer) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018'

The global fracking (hydraulic fracturing) fluids market is likely to witness a CAGR of 9.6% from 2013 to 2018. North America is the largest market for fracking fluids and chemicals, followed by Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The fracking fluids market includes the major types of fluid base used such as Water-based, Gelled Oil-based, and Foam-based. The fracking chemicals include Acids, Biocide, Breaker, Clay Stabilizer, Corrosion Inhibitor, Cross-linker, Friction Reducer, Gelling Agent, Iron Control, pH Adjusting Agent, Scale Inhibitors, and Surfactant. This report on fracking chemicals and fluids cover market trends and estimates for all type of chemicals and fluids. The fracking fluids are also separated by the type of well i.e. horizontal and vertical.

The trends in drilling have been changing from vertical to horizontal as the unconventional reserves are being developed. READ MORE >

1 Introduction
1.1 Key Take-Aways
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Markets Covered
1.4 Stake Holders
1.5 Research Methodology
1.5.1 Market Size
1.5.2 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.5.3 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
1.5.4 List Of Secondary Sources
1.6 Assumptions Made For This Report

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights
3.1 Market Segmentation
3.2 North America Continues To Drive The Market
3.3 Asia-Pacific To Experience Highest Growth Rate
3.4 Water-Based Fluids Dominates The Market
3.5 Stark Contrast In Value & Volume Market Share Of Additives
3.6 Schlumberger & Halliburton Are The Leading Fracking Service Providers

4 Market Overview
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Hydraulic Fracturing
4.2.1 Types Of Hydraulic Fracturing
4.2.2 Comparison Of Perf-And-Plug And Open Hole Completion Systems
4.2.3 Increasing Number Of Fracturing Jobs Globally
4.2.4 Average Cost Of Fracturing Job Constant Over The Years
4.2.5 U.S.: Most Fracturing Jobs On Unconventional Formations
4.2.6 Rising Concerns About Fracking
4.3 Fracking Fluid Composition
4.3.1 Amount & Type Of Additive Added Exhibit Great Variation
4.4 Significant Number Of Shale Plays Are Present Globally
4.5 Drivers
4.5.1 Increases Production Rates & Adds To Recoverable Reserves
4.5.2 Energy Strategy Shift Through Gas, A ‘Transitional Fuel'
4.5.3 Energy Security Offered By Domestic Supply Of Natural Gas Costs More Than Conventional Polyols
4.6 Restraints
4.6.1 Water Availability & Contamination Concerns
4.6.2 Public Concerns About Effects Of Hydraulic Fracturing
4.7 Opportunities
4.7.1 Waterless Fracturing – Foams
4.8 Impact Of Market Dynamics
4.9 Regulations Governing Hydraulic Fracturing
4.10 Value Chain Analysis
4.11 Market Share Analysis

5 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market
5.1 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market, By Fluid Type
5.1.1 Introduction
5.1.1.1 Water-Based Fluids Dominates The Hydraulic Fracturing Market
5.1.2 Slick Water-Based Fluids
5.1.2.1 Introduction
5.1.2.2 Water-Based: Most Significantly Used Fluid Type
5.1.3 Foam-Based Fluids
5.1.3.1 Introduction
5.1.3.2 Stringent Environmental Regulations Triggering The Demand For Foam-Based Fluids
5.1.4 Gelled-Oil Based Fluids
5.1.4.1 Introduction
5.1.4.2 High Potential Market Owing To Inactive Advancements In Foam-Based Fluids
5.1.5 Other Base Fluids
5.1.5.1 Introduction
5.1.5.2 Applicability Only In Complex Formations Limiting The Market Growth
5.2 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market, By Well Type
5.2.1 Introduction
5.2.1.1 Horizontal Well Drilling Leads The Market
5.2.2 Types Of Wells
5.2.3 Vertical Wells
5.2.3.1 Introduction
5.2.3.2 Conventional Oil & Gas Exploration Sustaining The Market
5.2.4 Horizontal Wells
5.2.4.1 Introduction
5.2.4.2 Shale Gas To Drive The Market For Horizontal Well Fracking
5.3 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market, By Geography
5.3.1 Introduction
5.3.1.1 North America Showing Impressive Growth In Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market
5.3.2 North America
5.3.2.1 Introduction
5.3.2.2 U.S., Largest Market For Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
5.3.2.3 Water Based Fracking Fluid Dominates The Market
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific
5.3.3.1 Introduction
5.3.3.2 Major Fracking Activities In Australia Driving The Asian-Pacific Market
5.3.3.3 Waterless Fracking Contributing Towards The Rise Of Foam-Based & Gelled Oil-Based Fluids Market
5.3.4 Latin America
5.3.4.1 Introduction
5.3.4.2 High Potential Market Owing To The Growth Of Argentina And Brazil
5.3.4.3 Development In Fracking Infrastructure Contributing To The Market Growth
5.3.5 Europe
5.3.5.1 Introduction
5.3.5.2 Lack Of Skilled Labor And Geological Challenges Restricting The Market From Growing
5.3.6 The Middle East
5.3.6.1 Introduction
5.3.6.2 Conventional Exploration Driving The Market
5.3.7 Africa
5.3.7.1 Introduction
5.3.7.2 Political Instability And Stringent Environmental Regulations Arresting The Market Growth

6 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market
6.1 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market, By Function Type
6.1.1 Introduction
6.1.1.1 Increase In The Number Of Fracking Activities Giving Momemtum To The Market
6.1.2 Acid
6.1.2.1 Introduction
6.1.2.2 Market Estimates
6.1.3 Friction Reducers
6.1.3.1 Introduction
6.1.3.2 Market Estimates
6.1.4 Surfactant
6.1.4.1 Introduction
6.1.4.2 Market Estimates
6.1.5 Cross-Linkers
6.1.5.1 Introduction
6.1.5.2 Market Estimates
6.1.6 Iron Control
6.1.6.1 Introduction
6.1.6.2 Market Estimates
6.1.7 Biocide
6.1.7.1 Introduction
6.1.7.2 Market Estimates
6.1.8 Breaker
6.1.8.1 Introduction
6.1.8.2 Market Estimates
6.1.9 Ph Adjusting Agent
6.1.9.1 Introduction
6.1.9.2 Market Estimates
6.1.10 Clay Stabilizer/Control
6.1.10.1 Introduction
6.1.10.2 Market Estimates
6.1.11 Scale Inhibitors
6.1.11.1 Introduction
6.1.11.2 Market Estimates
6.1.12 Gelling Agent
6.1.12.1 Introduction
6.1.12.2 Market Estimates
6.1.13 Corrosion Inhibitor
6.1.13.1 Introduction
6.1.13.2 Market Estimates
6.1.14 Other Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals
6.1.14.1 Introduction
6.1.14.2 Market Estimates
6.2 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market, By Geography
6.2.1 Introduction
6.2.1.1 North America Dominates The Global Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market
6.2.2 North America Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market, By Country
6.2.2.1 Introduction
6.2.2.2 Development & Production Of The Unconventional Reserves Driving The Market
6.2.3 Asia-Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market, By Country
6.2.3.1 Introduction
6.2.3.2 Top Two Countries Accounting For About 85% Market Share.
6.2.4 Latin America Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market, By Country
6.2.4.1 Introduction
6.2.4.2 Demand In Argentina & Brazil Driving The Market

7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Introduction
7.1.1 New Product Launch: Most Preferred Strategic Approach
7.1.2 Maximum Developments In 2013
7.1.3 Baker Hughes: Most Active Company
7.2 Competitive Situations & Trends
7.2.1 New Product Launches
7.2.2 Acquisitions
7.2.3 Supply Contracts
7.2.4 Exhibitions

8 Company Profiles
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)*
8.1 Akzonobel N.V.
8.2 Albemarle Corp.
8.3 Ashland Inc.
8.4 Baker Hughes Inc.
8.5 Basf Se
8.6 Calfrac Well Services Ltd.
8.7 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
8.8 Clariant Ag
8.9 E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co.
8.10 Fts International
8.11 Halliburton Co.
8.12 Linde Ag
8.13 Schlumberger N.V.
8.14 Solvay S.A.
8.15 The Dow Chemical Co.
8.16 Trican Well Service Ltd.
8.17 Weatherford International Ltd.
*Details Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies.

List of Tables

Table 1 Global Hydraulic Fracturing Services Market Share, By Company, 2012
Table 2 Comparison: Perf & Plug Vs. Open Hole Completion Systems
Table 3 Chemicals Used In Hydraulic Fracturing
Table 4 Country-Wise Shale Plays, By Capacity (Tcf)
Table 5 Number Of Shale Plays, By Geography
Table 6 2020 Emission Reduction Targets Of Selected Regions
Table 7 Fossil Fuel Emission Levels-Pounds Per Billion Btu Of Energy Input
Table 8 Water Use In U.S. Shale Plays, By Company, 2009
Table 9 Well Water Use By Activity, 2011
Table 10 Comparison: Fracturing Fluids
Table 11 Impact Analysis: Drivers, 2013-2018
Table 12 Impact Analysis: Restraints, 2013-2018
Table 13 Regulations Governing Hydraulic Fracturing
Table 14 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Table 15 Water-Based Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 16 Foam-Based Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 17 Gelled Oil-Based Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 18 Other Base Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 19 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 20 Comparison: Horizontal Vs. Vertical Drilling
Table 21 Vertical Well Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 22 Horizontal Well Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 23 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 24 North America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 25 North America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 26 North America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 27 Asia-Pacific: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 28 Asia-Pacific: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 29 Asia-Pacific: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 30 Latin America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 31 Latin America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 32 Latin America: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Table 33 Europe: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Table 34 Europe: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Table 35 The Middle East: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Table 36 The Middle East: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 37 Africa: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Fluid Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 38 Africa: Fracking Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 39 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Value, By Function Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 40 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Consumption, By Function Type, 2011–2018 (Kt)
Table 41 Acid Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 42 Chemicals Used As Friction Reducers
Table 43 Friction Reducers Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 44 Surfactant Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 45 Chemicals Used As Cross-Linkers
Table 46 Cross-Linkers Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 47 Iron Control Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 48 Biocide Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 49 Chemicals Used As Breaker
Table 50 Breaker Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 51 Ph Adjusting Agent Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 52 Clay Stabilizer/Control Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 53 Scale Inhibitors Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 54 Gelling Agent Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 55 Corrosion Inhibitor Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 56 Others Market Value & Consumption, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 57 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Table 58 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Consumption, By Geography, 2011–2018 (Kt)
Table 59 North America: Hfc Market Value & Consumption, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 60 Asia-Pacific: Hfc Market Value & Consumption, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 61 Latin America: Hfc Market Value & Consumption, By Country, 2011–2018 ($Million/Kt)
Table 62 New Product Launches, 2011-2013
Table 63 Acquisitions, 2011-2013
Table 64 Supply Contracts, 2011-2013
Table 65 Exhibitions, 2011-2012
Table 66 Akzonobel N.V.: Products & Services
Table 67 Albemarle Corp.: Products & Services
Table 68 Ashland Inc.: Products & Services
Table 69 Baker Hughes Inc.: Products & Services
Table 70 Basf Se: Products & Services
Table 71 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company: Products & Services
Table 72 Clariant Ag: Products & Applications
Table 73 E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co.: Products & Services
Table 74 Fts International: Products & Services
Table 75 Halliburton Co.: Products & Services
Table 76 Schlumberger N.V.: Products & Services
Table 77 Solvay S.A.: Products & Services
Table 78 Trican Well Services Ltd.: Products & Services
Table 79 Weatherford International Ltd: Products & Services

List of Figures

Figure 1 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Overview, 2012 ($Million)
Figure 2 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Overview, 2012 ($Million)
Figure 3 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Segmentation
Figure 4 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Segmentation
Figure 5 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value Trend, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million)
Figure 6 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Consumption Share, By Geography, 2011-2018 (Kt)
Figure 7 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Geography & Base Fluid Type, 2012 ($Million)
Figure 8 Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Market Size, By Function Type, 2012
Figure 9 Number Of Fracturing Jobs Conducted, By Region, 2008-2011
Figure 10 Estimated Cost Of Fracturing Jobs Conducted, By Region, 2008-2011 ($Thousand)
Figure 11 Types Of Formation Treated, By Region, 2008-2011
Figure 12 Concerns Of Hydraulic Fracturing
Figure 13 Composition Of Fracking Fluid
Figure 14 Shale Plays, By Geography
Figure 15 Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle & Corresponding Impact On Potable Water Supplies
Figure 16 Foam Applications In Oil & Gas – 1950 Till Date
Figure 17 Value Chain Analysis Of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals
Figure 18 Value Chain Analysis Of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
Figure 19 North America: Hydraulic Fracturing Services Market Share, By Company, 2011
Figure 20 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Well Type, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Figure 21 Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Market Value, By Geography, 2011–2018 ($Million)
Figure 22 Competitive Developments, By Growth Strategy, 2010–2013
Figure 23 Competitive Developments, By Year, 2010-2013
Figure 24 Competitive Developments, By Company, 2010-2013
Figure 25 New Product Launches, 2010-2013
Figure 26 Acquisitions, 2010-2013
Figure 27 Supply Contracts, 2010-2013
Figure 28 Exhibitions, 2010-2012
Figure 29 Akzonobel: Swot Analysis
Figure 30 Ashland Inc.: Swot Analysis
Figure 31 Baker Hughes Inc.: Swot Analysis
Figure 32 Basf Se: Swot Analysis
Figure 33 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company: Swot Analysis
Figure 34 Clariant Ag: Swot Analysis
Figure 35 E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co.: Swot Analysis
Figure 36 Halliburton: Swot Analysis
Figure 37 Linde: Swot Analysis
Figure 38 Schlumberger: Swot Analysis
Figure 39 Weatherford: Swot Analysis

Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) is the propagation of fractures through layers of rock using pressurized fracturing fluid. This technique is primarily used in the extraction of resources from low permeability reservoirs such as shale gas, tight gas, CBM, and unconventional liquids, which are difficult to recover through regular drilling procedures. The fracking fluid and fracking chemicals are very critical for a successful fracking job. The fracking fluids market is expected to increase by a CAGR of 9.6% over the next five years to reach $20 billion by 2018. The fracking chemicals consumption, that are added to the fluids, was estimated to be 1,700 KT in 2012.

The report covers the fracking fluid and chemicals market and its trends concerning six regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America; and the major countries in each region such as U.S., Canada, Australia, China, Argentina, Brazil, and others. The fracking fluid type such as Water-based, Gelled Oil-based, Foam-based along with well type, vertical and horizontal well are covered. The fracking chemicals such as Acids, Biocide, Breaker, Clay Stabilizer, Corrosion Inhibitor, Cross-linker, Friction Reducer, Gelling Agent, Iron Control, pH Adjusting Agent, Scale Inhibitors, and Surfactant are included along with their estimated market revenue and consumption trends.

North America is the largest market for fracking fluid and fracking chemicals. Early development of technology to recover oil and gas from unconventional sources resulted into the concentration of fracking market in this region. High demand for fuel and desire to become self sufficient is driving the fracking market in North America. Asia-Pacific has been identified as the growing market for fracking fluid and chemicals market to meet the increasing demand for oil and gas. This increasing demand of oil and gas to fuel the economy is driving the need to recover higher amounts from conventional and also venture into unconventional oil and gas resources, by fracking.

In the fracking market, the industry comprises several global and regional players which are engaged in either fracking, or providing fluids and chemicals for fracking. The major companies identified include Baker Hughes (U.S.), Halliburton (U.S.), Schlumberger (U.S.), Weatherford (Switzerland), BASF (Germany), Dow Chemical (U.S.), DuPont (U.S.), Clariant (Switzerland), Akzo Nobel (The Netherlands), Solvay (Belgium) and others.

- Akzonobel N.V.
- Albemarle Corp.
- Ashland Inc.
- Baker Hughes Inc.
- Basf Se
- Calfrac Well Services Ltd.
- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
- Clariant Ag
- E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co.
- Fts International
- Halliburton Co.
- Linde Ag
- Schlumberger N.V.
- Solvay S.A.
- The Dow Chemical Co.
- Trican Well Service Ltd.
- Weatherford International Ltd.

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