Lubricant Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2024-2030)

By 2030, the Global Lubricant Market is expected to reach US $ 253.85 billion, thanks to growth in the bio-lubricants segment. The report analyzes market dynamics by region and end-user industries.

Lubricant Market Overview:

The global Lubricant market was valued at US $201.56 Bn. in 2023, and it is expected to reach US $253.85 Bn. by 2030 with a CAGR of 3.35% during the forecast period. A lubricant is a material which, lowers friction between two surfaces in contact, lowering the amount of heat generated while the surfaces operate. It may have the potential to transfer forces, move foreign particles, and cool or heat surfaces. Lubricity is a quality that helps to reduce friction. Lubricants are applied for a variety of purposes in addition to industrial applications. Cooking (baking to prevent food sticking, oils, and fats in frying pans), bio-applications on humans (e.g., lubricants for artificial joints), ultrasound examination, medical examination, and sexual relations are some of the other applications. It is primarily used to reduce friction and aid in the smooth and efficient operation of a device.Lubricant MarketTo know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report 2023 is considered a base year however 2023's numbers are on the real output of the companies in the market. Special attention is given to 2020 and the effect of lockdown on the demand and supply, and also the impact of lockdown for the next two years on the market. Some companies have done well in lockdown also and specific strategic analysis of those companies is done in the report.

Lubricant Market Dynamics:

The lubricant industry is evolving and growing as a result of increased demand for high-performance engines: Internal combustion engines have come a long way since Ford designed the first commercial car in the early twentieth century. Thanks to engine improvements, the internal components of the engine are exposed to much higher tension and heat. This has also resulted in engines with extremely high RPMs, necessitating the use of higher-quality engine oil. Aside from that, car transmission systems have improved, with vehicles achieving speeds of up to 150 miles per hour. The technology of the gear system and bearings has also advanced. All of these advancements and evolutions need the use of more effective lubricants. Thus, lubricants have evolved and expanded driving the market growth. Growing condom production, specifically in the Asia Pacific demands lubricants: The surge in contraceptive product adoption rates among consumers around the world is driving up condom demand, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic which, drive the demand for condoms suddenly. Lubricants like water-based, oil-based, and silicone-based lubricants respectively are used in the production of condoms which, helps to reduce friction during sexual acts. Also, rising awareness as a result of government initiatives, as well as comprehensive sex education programs aimed at reducing the prevalence of sexually transmitted illnesses, is driving global market growth which, directly uplifts the lubricant demand. Hybrid vehicle demand is surging, as is battery price equivalence: Hybrid vehicles combine a tiny internal combustion engine (ICE) with an electric motor to maximize power efficiency while lowering pollution. Lubricants, primarily engine oil and transmission fluid, are required by ICE inside a car. According to industry experts, the increased number of hybrid vehicles may reduce lubricant use per vehicle by nearly half. This reason, together with rising battery parity, may diminish the global lubricant market's volume. Electric vehicle batteries are expensive; but, as technology improves, the cost is decreasing and the driving range per charge is growing. These factors have affected lubricant consumption. According to industry experts, engine oil accounts for more than 40% of the total lubricant market. Renewable energy demand may have a favorable impact on the lubricants market: Industrial lubricants, ranging from turbine oil to transformer oil, are used extensively in the power industry. Lubricants are consumed in a variety of processes. The renewable energy sector is a promising sub-segment of the power generation sector. Wind power generation represents a very small portion of the entire energy mix, but the industry is increasing at a 10% annual rate, with a capacity of 596,556 megawatts in 2022, according to the World Wind Energy Association. Lubricants are required for optimal operation of wind turbines providing growth opportunities for the market to developed advanced lubricants.

Lubricant Market Trends:

• Bio-based and synthetic lubricants are seeing a comeback as a result of improved technologies and environmental concerns. To keep up with the oxygen-containing esters in the oils, the upgraded version of bio-based grease requires more suitable additives. Oils derived from algae or exotic plants that contain a blend of minerals, synthetic oils, or plant-based oils are growing demand for new lubricant feedstocks. • With a US $200 million investment, ExxonMobil launched the Port Allen lubricant factory. By 2040, demand for aviation fuels and lubricants is expected to climb by 55.24%. Advanced manufacturing processes are increasingly in demand, such as a high-speed quart line, in-line mixing, and flow-through racking. This technology aids in the improvement of electrical energy efficiency, resulting in increased demand in the lubricants industry. • Royal Dutch Shell is one of the world's leading lubricant manufacturers. In the lubricants market, the company's growth strategy has been expansion. For example, the business launched its first lubricant laboratory in India in May 2021. The laboratory will cater to the expanding demand for new lubricating products in both the automotive and industrial sectors.

Lubricant Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Type, the global lubricant market is segmented as Mineral oil, Synthetic oils, Solid lubricants, Aqueous lubrication, and Bio-lubricant. In 2023, the mineral oil segment was dominant and held xx% of the overall market shares in terms of revenue thanks to its features like easy availability, and cheap price. Also, the synthetic oil segment is expected to dominate the market growing at a CAGR of xx% over the forecast period thanks to its better properties than mineral oil.Lubricant MarketBased on Fluid type, the global lubricant market is segmented as, Automotive, Industrial, Aviation, and Marine. In 2023, the automotive segment was dominant and held xx% of the overall market share in terms of revenue. The segment is also expected to remain dominant during the forecast period thanks to engine oil's dominance owing to its broad application in the transportation sector compared to other types, as well as demand from the construction industry, particularly from construction trucks.

Regional Insights:

During the forecast period, the Asia Pacific is expected to hold a considerable share of xx% of the global lubricant market in terms of both volume and revenue. The region's growing population, together with expanding industrial investment and infrastructure advancements in China, India, and Indonesia's developing markets, is expected to make it an ideal destination for the lubricant market. Europe is expected to hold the second-highest share of xx% of the global lubricant market in terms of both volume and value during the forecast period. The rise of numerous industrial sectors, together with the increasing number of automobiles in the countries, is the main reason for this. However, thanks to policy differences, Russia is expected to have the greatest growth rate of xx% among European countries. Because Russia is not a member of the European Union, it is exempt from the EU's strict auto regulations and standards. The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the global market to the stakeholders in the industry. The past and current status of the industry with the forecasted market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language. The report covers all the aspects of the industry with a dedicated study of key players that include market leaders, followers, and new entrants. PORTER, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors of the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give a clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision-makers. The report also helps in understanding the global market dynamics, structure by analyzing the market segments and project the global market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by product, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the global market makes the report investor's guide.

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Lubricant Market
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2023 Forecast Period: 2024-2030
Historical Data: 2018 to 2023 Market Size in 2023: US $ 201.56 Bn.
Forecast Period 2024 to 2030 CAGR: 3.35% Market Size in 2030: US $ 253.85 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Phase Liquid Gas
by Application Breathing Mixes Cryogenics Leak Detection Pressurizing and Purging Welding Controlled Atmospheres Other
by Grade Mineral Synthetic Semi-synthetic

Lubricant Market, by Region

North America (United States, Canada and Mexico) Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Rest of Europe) Asia Pacific (China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Rest of APAC) Middle East and Africa (South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Nigeria and Rest of ME&A) South America (Brazil, Argentina Rest of South America)

Key Players:

1. Royal Dutch Shell PLC 2. ExxonMobil Corporation 3. British Petroleum Plc 4. Chevron Corporation 5. Total SA 6. PetroChina Company Limited 7. Sinopec Limited 8. Lukoil 9. Fuchs Petrolub AG 10. Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. 11. Pennzoil 12. Quaker Chemical Corp 13. JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp 14. Philips 66 Company 15. Castrol 16. Valvoline LLC 17. Amalie Oil Co. 18. Others Frequently Asked Questions: 1. What is the forecast period considered for the Lubricant market report? Ans. The considered forecast period for the lubricant market is 2024-2030. 2. Which key factors are hindering the growth of the Lubricant market? Ans. The growing adoption of hybrid vehicles is the key factor expected to hinder the growth of the market during the forecast period. 3. What is the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the Lubricant market for the next 6 years? Ans. The global lubricant market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.35% during the forecast period (2024-2030). 4. What are the key factors driving the growth of the Lubricant market? Ans. The growing automotive industry and condom manufacturing across the globe are the key factors expected to drive the growth of the market during the forecast period. 5. Which are the worldwide major key players covered in the Lubricant market report? Ans. Royal Dutch Shell PLC, ExxonMobil Corporation, British Petroleum Plc, Chevron Corporation, Total SA, PetroChina Company Limited, Sinopec Limited, Lukoil, Fuchs Petrolub AG, Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Pennzoil.
1. Global Lubricant Market: Research Methodology 2. Global Lubricant Market: Executive Summary 2.1 Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Global Lubricant Market 2.2. Summary 2.2.1. Key Findings 2.2.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.2.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.2.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Global Lubricant Market: Competitive Analysis 3.1 MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2 Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3 Key Developments by Companies 3.4 Market Drivers 3.5 Market Restraints 3.6 Market Opportunities 3.7 Market Challenges 3.8 Market Dynamics 3.9 PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10 PESTLE 3.11 Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • The Middle East and Africa • South America 3.12 COVID-19 Impact 4. Global Lubricant Market Segmentation 4.1 Global Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) • Liquid • Gas 4.2 Global Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) • Breathing Mixes • Cryogenics • Leak Detection • Pressurizing and Purging • Welding • Controlled Atmospheres • Other 4.3 Global Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) • Mineral • Synthetic • Semi-synthetic 5. North America Lubricant Market(2023-2030) 5.1 North America Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) • Liquid • Gas 5.2 North America Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) • Breathing Mixes • Cryogenics • Leak Detection • Pressurizing and Purging • Welding • Controlled Atmospheres • Other 5.3 North America Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) • C1 • C2 5.4 North America Lubricant Market, by Country (2023-2030) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. Europe Lubricant Market (2023-2030) 6.1. European Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) 6.2. European Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) 6.3. European Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) 6.4. European Lubricant Market, by Country (2023-2030) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest Of Europe 7. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market (2023-2030) 7.1. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) 7.2. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) 7.3. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) 7.4. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market, by Country (2023-2030) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 8. Middle East and Africa Lubricant Market (2023-2030) 8.1 Middle East and Africa Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) 8.2. Middle East and Africa Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) 8.3. Middle East and Africa Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) 8.4. Middle East and Africa Lubricant Market, by Country (2023-2030) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 9. South America Lubricant Market (2023-2030) 9.1. South America Lubricant Market, by Phase (2023-2030) 9.2. South America Lubricant Market, by Application (2023-2030) 9.3. South America Lubricant Market, by Grade (2023-2030) 9.4 South America Lubricant Market, by Country (2023-2030) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest Of South America 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1 Royal Dutch Shell PLC 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Global Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2 Royal Dutch Shell PLC 10.3 ExxonMobil Corporation 10.4 British Petroleum Plc 10.5 Chevron Corporation 10.6 Total SA 10.7 PetroChina Company Limited 10.8 Sinopec Limited 10.9 Lukoil 10.10 Fuchs Petrolub AG 10.11 Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. 10.12 Pennzoil 10.13 Quaker Chemical Corp 10.14 JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp 10.15 Philips 66 Company 10.16 Castrol 10.17 Valvoline LLC 10.18 Amalie Oil Co. 10.19 Others