Global Water Treatment Chemicals in Oil & Gas - Segmented by Product Type, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4602255
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 123 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
until Dec 31st 2018
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  • Alkema Solutions
  • Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
  • Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
  • H2O Innovation Inc.
  • Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
  • MORE
The Market for Water Treatment Chemicals is expected to witness a robust growth rate during the forecasted period, majorly driven by their increasing usage in the oil & gas industry.

Rising Shale Water Extraction Contamination

The availability and supply of fresh water for the use in hydraulic fracking is becoming more expensive and difficult to obtain, in turn increasing the operating cost of oil and gas companies. Additionally, the volatility in the oil and gas prices is forcing oil and gas companies to focus their investments on water and wastewater treatment chemical technologies. With the growing shortage of the fresh water for extraction, companies are shifting their focus towards obtaining sustainable and cost effective water and wastewater management solutions. Furthermore, companies are also adopting modular technologies, which are multifunctional and compact and can be located off-grid. Rising shale gas extraction in North America will boost the demand for water treatment chemicals, and in turn propel the growth of the market.

Rising Demand for Biocides & Disinfectants

Biocides are widely used in cooling water treatment plants. Cooling water towers are ideal locations for the growth of biological organisms, such as bacteria, algae, fungi, sulphate-reducing bacteria, and protozoa. If their growth is not controlled, they form a layer of bio-slime, which acts as a natural adhesive surface for scale formation, resulting in reduced system efficiency, increased corrosion rates, and reduced water flow is expected to provide a significant boost to the water treatment chemicals market.

India is one of the Fastest Growing Market

India is a fast-growing economy with a promising future for market growth. Hasty economic growth is leading to greater productivities, which in turn is increasing the demand of oil for production and transportation. With the rising income levels, demand for automobile is estimated to increase the dependency on oil and gas, which, in turn, is leading to increase the oil and gas production in the country. Moreover, the oil & gas sector in India is constantly evolving, which, in turn, increases the usage of water treatment chemicals in the near future.

Major Players: Avista Technologies, Inc., BASF SE, Chemtex Ltd, Chemtex Specialty Ltd., DowDuPont, and Kurita Water Industries Ltd., among others.

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  • Alkema Solutions
  • Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
  • Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
  • H2O Innovation Inc.
  • Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
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1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Study Deliverables
1.4 Study Assumptions
1.5 Research Phases

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rising Shale Water Extraction Contamination
4.1.2 Growing Adoption Rate in Asia-Pacific and Middle East
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Growing environmental concern and stringent regulations
4.2.2 Lack of Technical Advancements for better Treatment
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Shifting Focus towards the Usage of Green Chemicals
4.3.2 Other opportunities

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Flocculants Natural Artificial Inorganic Organic Others
5.1.2 Coagulants
5.1.3 Biocides & Disinfectants
5.1.4 Defoamers & Defoaming Agents
5.1.5 pH Adjusters
5.1.6 Odor Control Agents
5.1.7 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1 Asia-Pacific
6.1.1 China
6.1.2 India
6.1.3 Japan
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN Countries
6.1.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.2 Canada
6.2.3 Mexico
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Germany
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.3 France
6.3.4 Italy
6.3.5 Spain
6.3.6 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa

7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, and Recent Developments)
8.1 Alkema Solutions
8.2 Avista Technologies, Inc.
8.4 Berwind (BWA Water Additives)
8.5 Chemtex Specialty Ltd.
8.6 Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
8.7 DowDuPont
8.8 Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
8.9 Genesys International Ltd
8.10 H2O Innovation Inc.
8.11 Hydrite Chemical Co.
8.12 Ion Exchange India Limited
8.13 Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
8.14 Kemira Oyj
8.15 King Lee Technologies
8.16 Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
8.17 Reverse Osmosis Chemicals International
8.18 Siemens Water Technologies
8.19 Solenis
8.20 Suez Environnement (including GE Water & Process Technologies)
8.21 Thermax Ltd.
8.22 Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies
8.23 WEX Technologies Ltd.
*List not exhaustive

9. Disclaimer
** Subject to availability on public domain
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  • Alkema Solutions
  • Avista Technologies Inc.
  • Berwind (BWA Water Additives)
  • Chemtex Specialty Ltd.
  • Danaher (ChemTreat Inc.)
  • DowDuPont
  • Ecolab Inc. (Nalco)
  • Genesys International Ltd
  • H2O Innovation Inc.
  • Hydrite Chemical Co.
  • Ion Exchange India Limited
  • Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A
  • Kemira Oyj
  • King Lee Technologies
  • Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
  • Reverse Osmosis Chemicals International
  • Siemens Water Technologies
  • Solenis
  • Suez Environnement (including GE Water & Process Technologies)
  • Thermax Ltd.
  • Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies
  • WEX Technologies Ltd.
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