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Strategic Analysis of Global Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market

Strategic Analysis of Global Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market

The study discusses growth and opportunities in the global heavy-oil and bitumen market. Heavy-oil production forecast and historic values are estimated in terms of the drivers and restraints of the market. A detailed analysis of heavy-oil extraction technology is provided. The multiple challenges which create a road block in heavy-oil development are also discussed in detail. A comprehensive country analysis discussing the locations of the prospective reserves, production forecast, technology used, etc. has also been included in the study.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Market Overview
    • Market Overview-Scope and Segmentation
    • Market Overview-Definitions
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: Properties of Heavy Oil and Bitumen, Global, 2015
    • Market Overview-Global Oil Reserves and Production
    • Market Overview-Global Heavy-oil and Bitumen Resources and Original Oil-in-Place (OOIP)
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: Geographic Distribution of Heavy Crude Oil - Original Oil in Place, Global, 2015
    • Market Overview-Global Heavy-oil and Bitumen Reserves and Production
    • Market Overview-Summary of Regional Heavy-oil and Bitumen Reserves and Production
    • Market Overview-Current Production of Heavy-oil and Bitumen and Worldwide Technology Landscape
    • Market Overview-Global Heavy-oil and Bitumen Reserves and Production Snapshot
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Market
    • Production Forecast
      • Table Total Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Market: Production Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Production Forecast Discussion
  • Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Canada
    • Canada Conventional Onshore Production
    • Canada Heavy-oil Production Forecast
    • Canadian Heavy-oil Production and Well Productivity by Technology
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: No of Producing and Injecting Wells, Canada, 2015
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market, Region-wise Production in bbls/day, Canada, 2015
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: Top 4 Heavy- oil Producing Companies, Canada, 2015
    • Canadian Heavy-oil Production Analysis (Cold Production)
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: Well Productivity in bbls/day, Canada, 2015
    • Viscosity Range For Various Canadian Heavy-oil Deposits
    • Analysis of Production and Well Productivity in the Canadian Oil Basin
    • Viscosity Information of Cold Production Blocks in Alberta
    • Future Outlook of Canadian Oil Sands
    • Correlation of Heavy-oil Production and Net New Wells Drilled
    • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Oil Sands in Alberta
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-United States
    • Conventional Onshore Production-United States
    • United States Oil Production
    • United States Tight-oil Production
    • United States Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Venezuela
    • Venezuela Conventional Onshore Production
    • Venezuela Oil Production
    • Heavy-oil in Orinoco Belt, Venezuela
    • Venezuela Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Colombia
    • Oil Production-Colombia
    • Colombia Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Ecuador
    • Ecuador Conventional Onshore Production
    • Ecuador Oil Production
    • Ecuador Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-China
    • China Conventional Onshore Production
    • Oil Production-China
    • Heavy-oil Production Forecast-China
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Oman
    • Conventional Onshore Production-Oman
    • Oil Production-Oman
    • China Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market Opportunity Analysis-Kazakhstan
    • Conventional Onshore Production-Kazakhstan
    • Kazakhstan Oil Production
    • Kazakhstan Heavy-oil Production Forecast
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Technology Landscape
    • Technology Landscape-Overview of Existing Thermal and Non-Thermal Heavy-oil Extraction Technology
    • Technology Landscape-Correlation between Downhole Viscosity and API Gravity
    • There are Several Classes of Heavy Oil and Electrical Heater Technology Can be Applicable for a Majority of the Known Reserves
    • Technology Landscape-Comparison of Key Thermal and Non-Thermal Heavy-oil Extraction Technology
    • Technology Landscape-New Developments in Technology of Heavy-oil Extraction
    • Technology Landscape-Summary of Non-steam Heavy-oil Extraction Technique
    • Technology Landscape-Comparative View of Non-steam Technology with Fully Matured SAGD
    • Comparative Analysis of Non-steam Heavy-oil Extraction Technologies
      • Table Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market: Technology Analysis of Non-steam Heavy-oil Extraction, Global, 2015
    • List of Important Projects Implementing Non-steam Heavy-oil Extraction Technologies
  • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Challenges for Heavy-oil Development
    • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Average Cost of Oil Production
    • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Project Economics and Cost Savings in SAGD and Mining Extraction
    • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Energy Efficiency Selected Heavy-oil Extraction Techniques
    • Heavy-oil and Bitumen Market-Environmental Impact
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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