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Global Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies

Global Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies

Report Highlights
The global market for environmental remediation technologies reached $65.2 billion in 2016. This market is estimated to reach nearly $82.7 billion in 2022 from $67.8 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0% for 2017-2022. 

Report Includes
An overview of the global markets for environmental remediation technologies.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016, estimates for 2017 and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
A detailed discussion of technological categories in their current state, as well as future developments
Applications for these categories, including soil remediation, groundwater remediation, and surface water remediation
Insight into the regulatory framework in which the industry must operate
Evaluation of key and relevant patents

Report Scope
This report examines the global markets for technologies used in the remediation of environmental contamination. In the scope of this report, natural resources affected by environmental contamination include surface water, groundwater and soils (to include soil vapors). Markets are examined in greater detail in later sections of the report that discuss markets from a regional perspective and from the perspective of remediation technologies’ applications to sites associated with certain industries.

The technologies considered to form the core market for remediation technologies are those that are included in the “Remediation Technologies” section of this report. Any technologies that are not included in the aforementioned section are not included in the market quantification, unless otherwise specifically stated. Also, not included within the scope of this report or in the market size and growth estimates are technologies for cleaning/remediation of contaminated air and any technologies that are applicable solely for treatment (such as wastewater treatment) and not for remediation; however, technologies that can be dually applied and have seen significant use for remediation purposes are included.

Any services or equipment that do not directly support the furtherance of a site remediation project or those that require only general knowledge such that most companies in the economy could provide them equally well have not been included in the market estimations. Direct equipment, materials, reagents, and sales and rentals of remediation technologies have been included as well as the professional services required to assess a contaminated site; to develop a remediation plan for the specific site; and to implement, install or continuously operate the remediation equipment over a defined space and time. Included in total dollar figures for market estimates are direct costs for design, fabrication and assembly of remediation equipment; costs for materials and chemicals such as surfactants and cosolvents that are used in many remediation methods (electrokinetic remediation, for example); and costs for on-site professional services in assessment and remediation project design and ongoing monitoring of remediation projects.

Many of the technologies applied to remediation of contaminated sites are in fact technological systems or processes (many of which hold patents in various jurisdictions) rather than a single piece of equipment. As such, when considering technological processes, the entire value of the process has been considered. It is also important to note that a large number of remediation technologies use a significant portion of standard equipment such as off-the-shelf pumps or heavy construction equipment (for excavation) that are then built into an overall system, package or process specifically for site remediation that customers can apply to their project’s specific needs.

A complicating factor in estimating the breakdown of market segments for environmental remediation technologies stems from the nature of the various liability laws in jurisdictions around the world. One fairly common practice in environmental remediation is for a governmental body to undertake and see to the complete remediation of a key contaminated site, and, while remediation is underway or once it has been completed, this governmental body will seek payment for the costs of remediation from the responsible party (if this party is still in existence—many times they are not). In instances where such a process has been used successfully, the value of the remediation equipment, services, materials and so forth are applied to that specific industry application.

In developing the market size and growth rate estimates, all regions and industries have been considered. However, this report seeks to provide particular insight into the markets for remediation technologies in emerging economies. The goal of this specific focus is to provide readers with a comprehensive resource for remediation technology companies based in developed economies, such as North America, Western Europe or Australia, that seek to expand their client portfolios regionally through export, licensing or some other transfer of technology or expertise. Moreover, there is already ample and readily accessible information about the markets and their structure in the developed economies of the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and other countries/regions. However, information on the markets in emerging economies can be more difficult to come by or to fully understand. Extra attention has been paid to markets in regions including China and the broader Asia-Pacific region, Latin America and the Caribbean region (especially Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico), and the Middle East and Africa region. Most of these regions, as will be discussed in further detail in this report, may see growth rates that outpace the global average during the next five years, providing ready markets for expansion.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Study Background
Study Goals and Objectives
Scope of Report
Information Sources and Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3: Overview
Definitions of Terms and Acronyms Used in This Report
Geographic Regions Defined in This Report
Chapter 4: Remediation Technologies
Introduction
Overview of Contaminants and Site Assessment
Common Contaminants
Site Assessment and Investigation
Overview of Current Technology Types
Air Sparging
Bioremediation
Electrokinetic Remediation
Excavation
In Situ Flushing
Permeable Reactive Barriers
Phytoremediation
Pump-and-Treat
Soil Vapor Extraction
Solidification and Stabilization
Thermal Treatment: Ex Situ
Thermal Treatment: In Situ
Thermal Desorption
Emerging Technological Trends
Patent Analysis
Chapter 5: Industry Landscape and Structure
Significant Industry Factors
Regulation
Commodities Price Drops, Stronger U.S. Dollar
U.S. and Global Political Landscape
Voluntary Remediation and Compliance
Real Estate Development
Capital Markets, Access to Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial Risk Management
Research and Development
Significant Categories of Industry Players
Chapter 6: Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies
Global Market by Industrial Application
Mining and Forestry
Oil and Gas
Agriculture
Manufacturing, Industrial and Chemical Production/Processing
Landfills and Other Waste Disposal Sites
Other Applications (Including Military, Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, and Commercial)
Global Market by Region
North America
Latin America and Caribbean
Europe
Middle East and Africa
China
Asia-Pacific
Chapter 7: Company Profiles
Primary Companies
Peripheral Organizations
About BCC Research
About BCC Research
BCC Membership
BCC Custom Research
List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 1 Patents Issued for Environmental Remediation Technologies, Through 2017 (Number)
Table 2 Patents Issued for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country/Region, Through 2017 (Number/% Share)
Table 3 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Associated Industrial Applications, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 4 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Sites Associated with Mining and Forestry Industries, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 5 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Mining and Forestry Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 6 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Sites Associated with the Oil and Gas Industry, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 7 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Oil and Gas Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 8 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Sites Associated with Agricultural Applications, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 9 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Agricultural Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 10 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Sites Associated with Manufacturing, Industrial, and Chemical Production or Processing Applications, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 11 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Manufacturing, Industrial, and Chemical Production or Processing Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 12 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Sites Associated with Landfill and Other Waste Disposal Sites, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 13 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Landfill and Other Waste Disposal Site Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 14 Global Market Segment Per-Capita Growth Factor for Other (Military, Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Commercial, etc.) Applications, by Region, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 15 Global Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 16 Largest Country-Level Markets and Share of Regional Environmental Remediation Technologies, 2022 ($ Millions/%)
Table 17 Fastest-Growing Country-Level Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies for Each Region, 2017–2022
Table 18 Top Country-Level Markets (>$1 Billion) and Their Shares of the Global Environmental Remediation Technology Market, 2022 ($ Millions/%)
Table 19 Global Remediation Technology Expenditures per Capita for Top Country-Level Markets, 2019 ($)
Table 20 Highest-Performing Application-Regional Market Segment Combinations as Measured by Growth Factor, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 21 Middle One-Third of Application-Regional Market Segment Combinations as Measured by Growth Factor, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 22 Bottom One-Third Application-Regional Market Segment Combinations as Measured by Growth Factor, 2017–2022 (Ratio)
Table 23 North American Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 24 North American Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 25 North American Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 26 Latin America and the Caribbean Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 27 Latin American and Caribbean Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 28 Latin America and Caribbean Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 29 European Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 30 European Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 31 European Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 32 Middle East and Africa Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 33 Middle Eastern and African Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 34 Middle Eastern and African Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 35 Chinese Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 36 Chinese Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 37 Asia-Pacific Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 38 Asia-Pacific Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 39 Asia-Pacific Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Mode of Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
List of Figures
Summary Figure: Percentage Change in Global Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Region, 2017 over 2022 (%)
Figure 1 Geographic Regions as Defined in This Report
Figure 2 Global Patents Issued for Remediation Technologies, by Country/Region, 2014–2017 (Number)
Figure 3 Patent Shares of Remediation Technologies, by Country/Region, 2014 (%)
Figure 4 Patent Shares of Remediation Technologies, by Country/Region, 2016 (%)
Figure 5 Global Market Shares for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Industrial Applications, 2022 (%)
Figure 6 Global Environmental Remediation Market Growth Rates (CAGRs), by Region, 2017–2022 (%) 99
Figure 7 Global Environmental Remediation Market Share Growth, by Region, 2017–2022* (%)
Figure 8 Global Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technology, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 9 Top Five Shares of the Environmental Remediation Technology Market, by Country/Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 10 Top Country-Level Market (>$1 Billion) Shares of Global Environmental Remediation Technology Market, 2022 (%)
Figure 11 North American Market Shares for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 12 Latin America and the Caribbean Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies by Country, 2017 and 2022 ($ Millions)
Figure 13 Latin American and Caribbean Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 14 CAGRs of Latin American Environmental Remediation Technology Market, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 15 Forecast CAGRs of Environmental Remediation Technologies in Countries in Latin America as a Ratio of Regional CAGRs to Global CAGRs, 2017–2022
Figure 16 Latin American and Caribbean Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Industry Application Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 17 European Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2016 and 2022 ($ Millions)
Figure 18 European Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 19 European Environmental Remediation Technologies Market Growth, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 20 Ratio of Environmental Remediation Technology CAGRs for Countries in Europe to Regional CAGR and Global CAGR, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 21 Middle East and African Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 22 CAGRs for the Middle East and African Environmental Remediation Technologies Markets, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 23 Ratio of Environmental Remediation Technology CAGRs for Countries in Middle East and Africa to Regional CAGR and Global CAGR, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 24 Middle East and African Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 25 Chinese Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Category, 2017 (%)
Figure 26 Chinese Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Category, 2022 (%)
Figure 27 Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 28 Forecast CAGRs of Asia-Pacific Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 29 Ratio of CAGR of the Asia-Pacific Market for Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, to Regional CAGR and Global CAGR, 2017–2022 (%)
Figure 30 Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Environmental Remediation Technologies, by Country, 2017–2022 (%)

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