Lubricant Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2022-2029)

By 2029, the Global Lubricant Market is expected to reach US $245.63 billion, thanks to growth in the bio-lubricants segment. The report analyzes market dynamics by region and end-user industries.

Global Lubricant Market Overview:

The global Lubricant market was valued at US $188.71  Bn. in 2021, and it is expected to reach US $245.63 Bn. by 2029 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 2021 is considered a base year however 2021's numbers are on the real output of the companies in the market. Special attention is given to 2021 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.

Global 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 2021, 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.

Global 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 2021, 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 Market Based on Fluid type, the global lubricant market is segmented as, Automotive, Industrial, Aviation, and Marine. In 2021, 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.

Global Lubricant Market 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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Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2021 Forecast Period: 2022-2029
Historical Data: 2017 to 2021 Market Size in 2021: US $ 188.71 Bn.
Forecast Period 2022 to 2029 CAGR: 3.35% Market Size in 2029: US $ 245.63 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Phase • Liquid • Gas
by Application • Breathing Mixes • Cryogenics • Leak Detection • Pressurizing and Purging • Welding • Controlled Atmospheres • Other

Global Lubricant Market, by Region

• North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • The Middle East and Africa • South America

Global Lubricant Market, Key Players

• 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 • Quaker Chemical Corp • JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp • Philips 66 Company • Castrol • Valvoline LLC • Amalie Oil Co. • 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 2022-2029. 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 (2022-2029). 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, Quaker Chemical Corp, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp, Philips 66 Company, Castrol, Valvoline LLC, Amalie Oil Co., and Others.
1. Preface 1.1. Market Definition and Key Research Objectives 1.2. Research Highlights 2. Assumptions and Research Methodology 2.1. Report Assumptions 2.2. Abbreviations 2.3. Research Methodology 2.3.1. Secondary Research 2.3.1.1. Secondary data 2.3.1.2. Secondary Sources 2.3.2. Primary Research 2.3.2.1. Data from Primary Sources 2.3.2.2. Breakdown of Primary Sources 3. Executive Summary: Global Lubricant Market Size, by Market Value (US $Bn) 3.1. Global Market Segmentation 3.2. Global Market Segmentation Share Analysis, 2021 3.2.1. Global 3.2.2. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East Africa) 3.3. Geographical Snapshot of the Lubricant Market 3.4. Geographical Snapshot of the Lubricant Market, By Manufacturer share 4. Global Lubricant Market Overview, 2021-2029 4.1. Market Dynamics 4.1.1. Drivers 4.1.1.1. Global 4.1.1.2. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East Africa) 4.1.2. Restraints 4.1.2.1. Global 4.1.2.2. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East Africa) 4.1.3. Opportunities 4.1.3.1. Global 4.1.3.2. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East Africa) 4.1.4. Challenges 4.1.4.1. Global 4.1.4.2. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East Africa) 4.1.5. Industry Trends and Emerging Technologies 4.1.6. Porter Five Forces Analysis 4.1.6.1. The threat of New Entrants 4.1.6.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers 4.1.6.3. Bargaining Power of Suppliers 4.1.6.4. Threat of Substitute Products 4.1.6.5. Intensity of Competitive Rivalry 4.1.7. Value Chain Analysis 4.1.8. Technological Roadmap 4.1.9. Regulatory landscape 4.1.10. Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Global Lubricant Market 5. Supply Side and Demand Side Indicators 6. Global Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2029 6.1. Global Lubricant Products Market Size & Y-o-Y Growth Analysis. 7. Global Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 7.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 7.1.1. Mineral Oil 7.1.2. Synthetic Oils 7.1.3. Solid Lubricants 7.1.4. Aqueous Lubrication 7.1.5. Bio-Lubricants 7.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 7.2.1. Automotive 7.2.2. Industrial 7.2.3. Aviation 7.2.4. Marine 8. Global Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, By Region 8.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Region, 2021-2029 8.1.1. North America 8.1.2. Europe 8.1.3. Asia-Pacific 8.1.4. Middle East & Africa 8.1.5. South America 9. North America Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 9.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 9.1.1. Mineral Oil 9.1.2. Synthetic Oils 9.1.3. Solid Lubricants 9.1.4. Aqueous Lubrication 9.1.5. Bio-Lubricants 9.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 9.2.1. Automotive 9.2.2. Industrial 9.2.3. Aviation 9.2.4. Marine 10. North America Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, By Country 10.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Country, 2021-2029 10.1.1. US 10.1.2. Canada 10.1.3. Mexico 11. U.S. Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 11.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 11.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 12. Canada Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 12.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 12.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 13. Mexico Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 13.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 13.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 14. Europe Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 14.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 14.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 15. Europe Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, By Country 15.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Country, 2021-2029 15.1.1. U.K 15.1.2. France 15.1.3. Germany 15.1.4. Italy 15.1.5. Spain 15.1.6. Sweden 15.1.7. CIS Countries 15.1.8. Rest of Europe 16. U.K. Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 16.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 16.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 17. France Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 17.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 17.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 18. Germany Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 18.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 18.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 19. Italy Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 19.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 19.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 20. Spain Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 20.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 20.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 21. Sweden Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 21.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 21.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 22. CIS Countries Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 22.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 22.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 23. Rest of Europe Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 23.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 23.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 24. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 24.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 24.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 25. Asia Pacific Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, by Country 25.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Country, 2021-2029 25.1.1. China 25.1.2. India 25.1.3. Japan 25.1.4. South Korea 25.1.5. Australia 25.1.6. ASEAN 25.1.7. Rest of Asia Pacific 26. China Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 26.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 26.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 27. India Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 27.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 27.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 28. Japan Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 28.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 28.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 29. South Korea Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 29.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 29.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 30. Australia Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 30.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 30.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 31. ASEAN Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 31.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 31.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 32. Rest of Asia Pacific Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 32.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 32.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 33. Middle East Africa Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 33.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 33.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 34. Middle East Africa Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, by Country 34.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2021-2029 34.1.1. South Africa 34.1.2. GCC Countries 34.1.3. Egypt 34.1.4. Nigeria 34.1.5. Rest of ME&A 35. South Africa Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 35.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 35.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 36. GCC Countries Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 36.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 36.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 37. Egypt Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 37.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 37.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 38. Nigeria Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 38.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 38.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 39. Rest of ME&A Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 39.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 39.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 40. South America Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 40.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 40.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 41. South America Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, by Country 41.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2021-2029 41.1.1. Brazil 41.1.2. Argentina 41.1.3. Rest of South America 42. Brazil Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 42.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 42.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 43. Argentina Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 43.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 43.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 44. Rest of South America Lubricant Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2029 44.1. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Type, 2021-2029 44.2. Market Size (Value) Estimates & Forecast By Fluid Type, 2021-2029 45. Competitive Landscape 45.1. Geographic Footprint of Major Players in the Global Lubricant Market 45.2. Competition Matrix 45.2.1. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players By Price, Presence, Market Share, Fluid Type, and R&D Investment 45.2.2. New Type Launches and Type Enhancements 45.2.3. Market Consolidation 45.2.3.1. M&A by Regions, Investment, and Verticals 45.2.3.2. M&A, Forward Integration and Backward Integration 45.2.3.3. Partnership, Joint Ventures, and Strategic Alliances/ Sales Agreements 45.3. Company Profile: Key Players 45.3.1. Royal Dutch Shell PLC 45.3.1.1. Company Overview 45.3.1.2. Financial Overview 45.3.1.3. Geographic Footprint 45.3.1.4. Type Portfolio 45.3.1.5. Business Strategy 45.3.1.6. Recent Developments 45.3.2. Bridgestone 45.3.3. ExxonMobil Corporation 45.3.4. British Petroleum Plc 45.3.5. Chevron Corporation 45.3.6. Total SA 45.3.7. PetroChina Company Limited 45.3.8. Sinopec Limited 45.3.9. Lukoil 45.3.10. Fuchs Petrolub AG 45.3.11. Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. 45.3.12. Pennzoil 45.3.13. Quaker Chemical Corp 45.3.14. JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp 45.3.15. Philips 66 Company 45.3.16. Castrol 45.3.17. Valvoline LLC 45.3.18. Amalie Oil Co. 45.3.19. Others 46. Primary Key Insights

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Report ID 29070
Category Material & Chemical
Published Date April 2019
Updated Date Sep 2022
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