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Gas Separation Membrane Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)

  • ID: 5025739
  • Report
  • June 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 120 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
until Dec 31st 2020
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  • DIC Corporation
  • Schlumberger Limited
  • SRI International
  • Ube Industries Ltd
  • MORE
The market for gas separation membranes is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5% globally during the forecast period. The major factor driving the market studied is the increasing demand for membranes in carbon dioxide separation processes. On the flip side, plasticization of polymeric membranes in high-temperature applications is hindering the growth of the market.
  • The carbon dioxide removal application is expected to dominate the global gas separation membrane market over the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.
Key Market Trends

Carbon Dioxide Removal Application to Dominate the Market
  • Rising concerns over global warming due to the increasing carbon dioxide emissions are expected to be the primary factor fueling demand for gas separation membranes in the removal of carbon dioxide.
  • Stringent government regulations on the emission of the carbon dioxide from the industries are further expected to drive the growth of this market in the years to follow. In addition, the significant increase in the demand for the membrane separation process in natural gas treatment to capture carbon dioxide is projected to favor growth of the market during the review period.
  • In February 2020, the UAE government has announced the discovery of new natural gas reserves between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The newly discovered gas reserves possess about 80 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and this discovery will certainly help the nation achieve its self-sufficiency in gas production.​
  • WIth the further increase in manufacturing activities and increase in natural gas explortaion activities across the globe, the demand for gas seperation membrane is expected to increase over the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market
  • Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to account for the largest and the fastest-growing market for gas separation membrane attributed to growing industrialization in this region, which in turn boosts market growth and increasing demand for energy-efficient & cost-effective gas separation techniques.
  • This growth is driven mainly by the rising demand for carbon dioxide removal from reservoirs, increasing demand for sanitation and freshwater, increasing urbanization, and improved standard of living. Rapid growth and innovation, coupled with industry consolidations, are expected to lead to the rapid growth of the market in the region.
  • Also, the increasing use of gas separation membranes for the control of CO2 emissions from the industrial effluents is expected to have a positive impact. Strengthening government regulations to curb the gaseous emissions is expected to fuel demand for the product in the coming years.
  • Furthermore, significant growth of natural gas production in the region will propel the demand for gas separation membrane in acid gases separation in the regional market.
Competitive Landscape

The global gas separation membrane market is partially consolidated in nature with a few major players dominating a significant portion of the market. Some of the major companies are Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., UBE INDUSTRIES LTD., Air Liquide Advanced Separations, GENERON, and Membrane Technology and Research Inc. among others.

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  • DIC Corporation
  • Schlumberger Limited
  • SRI International
  • Ube Industries Ltd
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1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study



4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Demand for Membranes in Carbon Dioxide Separation Processes
4.1.2 Other Drivers
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Plasticization of Polymeric Membranes in High-temperature Applications
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5.1 Material Type
5.1.1 Polyimide and Polyaramide
5.1.2 Polysulfone
5.1.3 Cellulose Acetate
5.1.4 Other Material Types
5.2 Application
5.2.1 Nitrogen Generation and Oxygen Enrichment
5.2.2 Hydrogen Recovery
5.2.3 Carbon Dioxide Removal
5.2.4 Air Dehydration
5.2.5 Other Applications
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Rest of Europe
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa

6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share/Ranking Analysis**
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Air Liquide Advanced Separation
6.4.2 Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
6.4.3 DIC Corporation
6.4.4 FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe BV
6.4.6 Honeywell International Inc.
6.4.7 Membrane Technology and Research Inc.
6.4.8 Schlumberger Limited
6.4.9 SRI International
6.4.10 Ube Industries Ltd

7.1 Development of Mixed Matrix Membranes
7.2 Other Opportunities
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  • Air Liquide Advanced Separation
  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
  • DIC Corporation
  • FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe BV
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Membrane Technology and Research Inc.
  • Schlumberger Limited
  • SRI International
  • Ube Industries Ltd
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