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Fracking Proppants: Global Markets

Fracking Proppants: Global Markets

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

The global market for hydraulic proppants was about $49.0 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $83.2 billion in 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2% for the period 2014-2019.

This report provides:

An overview of the global markets for fracking proppants.

Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013, estimates for 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019.

Examination of the market's dynamics including drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

Information on hydraulic fracturing including its history, the process, and different types.

Information with regard to hydraulic fracturing fluids, proppants, and chemical additives.

Evaluation of the regulatory environment and relevant legislation.

Comprehensive profiles of major players in the field.


SCOPE OF THE REPORT

This research report incorporates an in-depth analysis of the global hydraulic fracking proppants market, including market estimations and trends through 2019. This report analyzes market dynamics of proppants across geographies of North America, MENA, APAC and ROW. Major players, competitive intelligence, market dynamics and geographic opportunities are discussed in detail in the report. The report also discusses recent developments and product portfolios of the major players. Patent analysis provides trends over the past two to three years in the U.S., Europe and Japan.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY AND OBJECTIVE
HYDRAULIC FRACKING PROPPANTS DESCRIPTION
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
MARKET STRUCTURE
INTENDED AUDIENCE
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL HYDRAULIC PROPPANTS MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL HYDRAULIC PROPPANTS MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
CHAPTER 3 MARKET OVERVIEW
PROPPANTS ANALYSIS
PROPPANTS ANALYSIS BY REGION
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
TABLE 1 MAIN CERAMIC PROPPANT MANUFACTURERS AND CAPACITIES
MARKET DYNAMICS
Drivers
Growing Energy Demand
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL GDP GROWTH BY REGION, 2009-2013 (%)
FIGURE 2 ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY REGION, 2003-2013 (MILLION TONS OF OIL EQUIVALENTS)
FIGURE 3 FORECAST WORLD ENERGY DEMAND BY SOURCE, 2008-2022 (QUADRILLION BTU)
Dependence on Unconventional Gas Sources for Energy
FIGURE 4 NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2003-2013 (MILLION TONS OF OIL EQUIVALENT)
TABLE 2 FORECAST U.S. NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION BY SOURCE, 2003-2025
Regulatory Support toward Use of Gases
Legislation to Remove Subsidies/Phase Out Coal
G20
Australia
Canada
U.K.
U.S.
Support for Exploration and Production of Natural Gas
Restraints
High Logistics Cost
FIGURE 5 PROPPANT COST BY OPERATIONS (%)
TABLE 3 VARIATION IN TOTAL WATER COST AMONG PRODUCTION AREAS IN THE U.S. ($)
Stringent Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing
Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing Under the Safe Drinking Water
Act
Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRACKING)
Act, 2013
Opportunities
Potential Explorable Reserves of Shale Gas
TABLE 4 GLOBAL RECOVERABLE SHALE GAS RESERVES BY REGION, 2013 (TCF)
HISTORY OF HYDRAULIC FRACKING
PROCESS OF HYDRAULIC FRACKING
FIGURE 6 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WORKINGS
FRACKING FLUIDS
LINEAR GELLING FLUIDS
CROSS-LINKED GELS
FOAMED GELS
PLAIN WATER AND POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (KCL) WATER
ACIDS
FLUID ADDITIVES
BREAKERS
BIOCIDES
FRICTION REDUCERS
ACID CORROSION INHIBITORS
TYPES OF HYDRAULIC FRACKING
VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL
HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUIDS COMPOSITION
TABLE 5 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUID COMPOSITION (%)
FRACTURING FLUIDS AND ADDITIVES
TABLE 6 TYPES OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUIDS USED
PROPPANTS
Fracturing Sand
Resin-Coated Proppants (Ceramic and Sand)
Resin-Coated Sand
Resin-Coated Ceramics
Ceramics
FLUIDS
Gelled Fluids
Linear Gels
Cross-linked Gels
FOAMED GELS
PLAIN WATER AND POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (KCL) WATER
GUAR GUM
ACIDS
Sodium Chloride
Borate Salts
Citric Acid
POLYACRYLAMIDE AND OTHER FRICTION REDUCERS
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
SODIUM AND POTASSIUM CARBONATES
GLUTARALDEHYDE
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FRACTURING
WATER
Sources of Water Contamination
Water Acquisition
On-site Chemical Mixing
Well Injection
Flowback and Produced Water
Wastewater Treatment and Waste Disposal
Water Sources
Surface Water
Groundwater
Reservoir Water and Recycled Flowback Water
Disposal of the Fracking Fluid
AIR
Factors Responsible for Air Emissions
SEISMIC ACTIVITY
Reducing the Risk of Fracking-Related Tremors
CHAPTER 4 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING PROPPANTS BY TYPE
FIGURE 7 CLASSIFICATION OF PROPPANTS
FRACTURING SAND
CERAMIC PROPPANTS
RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS
FIGURE 8 STRENGTH OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF PROPPANTS
TABLE 7 PROPERTIES OF VARIOUS PROPPANT TYPES
SILICA SAND
Specification for Silica Sand Used for Fracking
TABLE 8 SILICA SAND SPECIFICATIONS
Capacity and Production of Silica Sand
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL SILICA SAND PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY, 2013 (%)
Demand for Fracking Sand
TABLE 9 GLOBAL SAND PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019, (KILOTONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 10 GLOBAL SAND PROPPANTS MARKET VOLUMES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 11 GLOBAL SAND PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
Price
CERAMIC
Classification of Ceramic Proppants
TABLE 12 TYPES OF CERAMIC PROPPANTS
Capacity and Production
Demand
TABLE 13 GLOBAL CERAMIC PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$MILLIONS)
TABLE 14 GLOBAL CERAMIC PROPPANTS MARKET VOLUMES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 15 GLOBAL CERAMIC PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS
Types of Resin-Coated Proppants
Demand
TABLE 16 GLOBAL RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 17 GLOBAL RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS MARKET VOLUMES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 18 GLOBAL RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING
TECHNOLOGIES
NATURAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING
INDUCED HYDRAULIC FRACTURING
PLA-(POLYLACTIC ACID) BASED FIBER TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 6 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING APPLICATIONS MARKET
SHALE GAS
FRACTURING FLUIDS USED IN SHALE GAS
TABLE 19 GLOBAL SHALE GAS RESERVES, 2013 (TCF)
GLOBAL SHALE BY REGION
United States
Canada
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Australia
China
South America
SHALE GAS PRODUCTION
SHALE GAS GROWTH PERSPECTIVE
TIGHT OIL AND TIGHT GAS
TIGHT OIL AND TIGHT GAS RESERVES
TABLE 20 GLOBAL TIGHT OIL RESERVES
TIGHT OIL PRODUCTION
TIGHT OIL AND TIGHT GAS GROWTH PERSPECTIVE
CHARACTERIZATION OF TIGHT GAS SAND RESERVOIR
ROLE OF PERFORATIONS IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING
FRACTURING OF A WELLBORE
PROPPANTS SELECTION IN TIGHT GAS
COAL BED METHANE
CBM PRODUCTION
CBM RESERVES
CBM GROWTH PERSPECTIVE
HYDRAULIC FRACTURING IN CBM
FRACTURING LIQUIDS IN CBM
OIL AND NATURAL GAS
PRODUCTION
Onshore
Offshore
Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO)
Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs)
Semisubmersible Platforms
SPAR
Subsea Production Systems
NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION
OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION TO INCREASE DEMAND FOR HYDRAULIC FRACKING
CHAPTER 7 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING REGULATIONS
U.S.
SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT
RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT
EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
CLEAN WATER ACT
CLEAN AIR ACT
COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION AND LIABILITY ACT
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT
FRACTURING RESPONSIBILITY AND AWARENESS OF CHEMICALS ACT
EUROPE
CHAPTER 8 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING PROPPANTS REGIONAL MARKETS
NORTH AMERICA
TABLE 21 NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$MILLIONS)
TABLE 22 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET VOLUMES OF PROPPANTS BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 23 NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUE BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST,THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$MILLIONS)
TABLE 25 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET VOLUMES OF PROPPANTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 26 ASIA-PACIFIC'S MARKET FOR PROPPANTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (MENA)
TABLE 27 MENA PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 28 MENA PROPPANTS MARKET VOLUMES BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 29 MENA PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUES BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
ROW
TABLE 30 ROW PROPPANTS MARKET ESTIMATES AND FORECAST, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 31 ROW PROPPANTS MARKET VOLUMES BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 (KILOTONS)
TABLE 32 ROW PROPPANTS MARKET REVENUES BY PROPPANT TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
FIGURE 10 GROWTH STRATEGIES OF KEY PLAYERS IN THE HYDRAULIC FRACTURING PROPPANTS MARKET, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014 (NO.)
INDUSTRY GROWTH STRATEGIES
TABLE 33 ACQUISITIONS AND EXPANSION IN THE HYDRAULIC PROPPANTS MARKET, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
TABLE 34 HYDRAULIC PROPPANT COMPANY STRATEGIES, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
CHAPTER 10 COMPANY PROFILES
ATLAS RESIN PROPPANTS LP
TABLE 35 ATLAS RESIN PROPPANTS' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
BAKER HUGHES
TABLE 36 BAKER HUGHES' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
CANYON TECHNICAL SERVICES
TABLE 37 CANYON TECHNICAL SERVICES' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 38 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
CARBO CERAMICS
TABLE 39 CARBO CERAMICS' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
CHINA GENGSHENG MINERALS INC.
TABLE 40 CHINA GENGSHENG MINERAL'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 41 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
FAIRMOUNT SANTROL
TABLE 42 FAIRMOUNT SANTROL'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 43 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
FORES LLC
TABLE 44 FORES' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
HALLIBURTON
TABLE 45 HALLIBURTON'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
JSC BOROVICHI REFRACTORIES
TABLE 46 JSC BOROVICHI REFRACTORIES' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
MINERACAO CURIMBABA
TABLE 47 MINERACAO CURIMBABA'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
MOMENTIVE
TABLE 48 MOMENTIVE'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 49 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
SAINT-GOBAIN PROPPANTS
TABLE 50 SAINT-GOBAIN PROPPANTS' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 51 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
SANJEL CORP.
TABLE 52 SANJEL'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
SCHLUMBERGER
TABLE 53 SCHLUMBERGER'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 54 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
SINTEX MINERALS AND SERVICES INC.
TABLE 55 SINTEX MINERALS AND SERVICES' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 56 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
SUPERIOR SILICA SANDS LLC
TABLE 57 SUPERIOR SILICA SANDS' PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TRICAN WELL SERVICE
TABLE 58 TRICAN WELL SERVICES PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
U.S. SILICA CO.
TABLE 59 U.S. SILICA'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
TABLE 60 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
YIXING ORIENT PETROLEUM PROPPANT CO. LTD.
TABLE 61 YIXING ORIENT PETROLEUM PROPPANT'S PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
CHAPTER 11 PATENT ANALYSIS
LIST OF PATENTS
UNITED STATES
TABLE 62 U.S. PATENTS ON FRACKING PROPPANTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
EUROPE
TABLE 63 EUROPEAN PATENTS ON FRACKING PROPPANTS, 2011 TO SEPT. 2014
JAPAN
TABLE 64 JAPANESE PAT

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