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1-Decene Market Analysis By Application (Poly Alpha Olefin (PAO), Detergent Alcohol, Polyethylene) And Segment Forecasts To 2025

The global demand for the 1-decene market is expected to reach USD 1.29 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. 1-decene (C-10), an industrially important linear alpha olefin, has observed staggering demand from synthetic lubricant manufacturers in the form of poly alpha olefin (PAO). PAO produced using 1-decene being the purest form finds high demand and the trend is expected to continue over the forecast period as well.

Desirable properties of synthetic lubricants in comparison with mineral oils such as wide range of working temperature, linear viscosity, less engine wear & tear have triggered synthetic oil demand in recent past. This fact in conjunction with increasing environmental concern regarding mineral oil is expected to foster the synthetic lubricant market over the forecast period.

Ample ethylene availability, which is an essential raw material for 1-decene production, ensures continuous raw material supply and has benefited the alpha olefin production. However, fluctuating ethylene prices have adversely affected manufacturer’s profitability.

1-decene can only be obtained through full range alpha olefin production, and this has constrained the production growth over the past. Synthetic lubricant manufacturers have developed ester based oils to cope up with the C-10 and PAO short supply. Unavailability of on purpose production processes will probably set back the market growth.

The global market is oligopolistic in nature with top three players holding over 75% of the production. Shell Chemicals, CPChem, and Ineos have concentrated on capacity expansions and thus increase their market share. Key manufacturers use their patented technology while few others such as Q-Chem, Nizhnekamskneftekhim borrow the already patented technology for full range alpha olefin production. Most of the manufacturers have integrated throughout the value chain to gain a competitive advantage as well as profitability.

Further key findings from the study suggest:

The global 1-decene market demand was 428.6 kilo tons in 2015 and is expected to reach 615.2 kilo tons by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2016 to 2025

Poly alpha olefin emerged as the largest as well as the fastest growing segment. PAO is expected to consume around 70% of 1-decene demand in 2025.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to emerge as the fastest growing market and is likely to witness revenue growth at an estimated CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period. Ample raw material availability in conjunction with increasing synthetic lubricant production in China is likely to be responsible for the regional growth.

Europe emerged as the leading regional market with demand share exceeding 40% in 2015. The presence of key alpha olefin, as well as synthetic lubricant manufacturers in the region, has helped the market penetration.

Shell Chemicals dominate the global alpha olefin and thus 1-decene market and is followed by CPChem and Ineos Oligomers

Initiatives for bio-based 1-decene production through metathesis process are likely to open new avenues over the forecast period


Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Research scope and assumptions
1.3 List of data sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
Chapter 3 Market Snapshot
3.1 1-Decene - Industry snapshot and key buying criteria
Chapter 4 Market Variables, Trends & Scope
4.1 Market segmentation
4.2 Market size and growth prospects, 2014 - 2025
4.3 1-Decene value chain analysis
4.3.1 Vendor Landscape
4.4 Raw material Outlook
4.5 IP Landscape
4.5.1 Patent Analysis
4.5.2 Patent Description
4.6 Technology Outlook
4.6.1 Ethylene oligomerization processes
4.6.2 Metathesis Technology
4.7 Price Trend Analysis
4.7.1 1-decene price trend by region (USD/ton)
4.8 Bio-based Production Outlook
4.9 1-Decene market dynamics
4.9.1 Market driver analysis
4.9.1.1 Growing Poly alfa olefin (PAO) Demand
4.9.1.2 Ample Ethylene Supply
4.9.2 Market restraint analysis
4.9.2.1 Fluctuating Ethylene Prices
4.9.2.2 Lack of on-purpose production techniques
4.10 Key opportunities prioritized
4.10.1 Opportunity Assessment
4.11 Industry analysis - Porter’s
4.12 Company Market Share Analysis, 2015
4.13 1-Decene market, PESTEL analysis
Chapter 5 Market Categorization 1: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 1-decene market share by application, 2015 & 2025
5.2 Global 1-decene demand by application, 2014 - 2025
5.3 Poly Alpha Olefin
5.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
5.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by region 2014 - 2025
5.4 Polyethylene
5.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
5.4.2 Market estimates and forecast by region 2014 - 2025
5.5 Detergent Alcohols
5.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
5.5.2 Market estimates and forecast by region 2014 - 2025
5.6 Others
5.6.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
5.6.2 Market estimates and forecast by region 2014 - 2025
Chapter 6 Market Categorization 2: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 1-decene market share by region, 2015 & 2025
6.2 Global 1-decene demand by region 2014 - 2025
6.3 North America
6.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.3.3 U.S.
6.3.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.3.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.4 Europe
6.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.4.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.4.3 Germany
6.4.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.4.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.4.4 UK
6.4.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.4.4.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.4.5 France
6.4.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.4.5.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5 Asia Pacific
6.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.3 China
6.5.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.4 India
6.5.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.4.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.5 Japan
6.5.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.5.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.6 Thailand
6.5.6.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.6.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.7 Malaysia
6.5.7.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.7.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.5.8 Indonesia
6.5.8.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.5.8.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.6 Central & South America (CSA)
6.6.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.6.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.6.3 Brazil
6.6.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.6.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.7 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
6.7.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.7.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
6.7.3 Saudi Arabia
6.7.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025
6.7.3.2 Market estimates and forecast by application 2014 - 2025
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
7.1.1 Company Overview
7.1.2 Financial Performance
7.1.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.1.4 Product Benchmarking
7.1.5 Strategic Initiatives
7.2 Shell Chemical Ltd.
7.2.1 Company Overview
7.2.2 Financial Performance
7.2.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.2.4 Product Benchmarking
7.2.5 Strategic Initiatives
7.3 INEOS Oligomers
7.3.1 Company Overview
7.3.2 Financial Performance
7.3.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.3.4 Product Benchmarking
7.3.5 Strategic Initiatives
7.4 Qatar Chemical Company II Ltd. (Q-Chem II)
7.4.1 Company Overview
7.4.2 Financial Performance
7.4.3 Product Benchmarking
7.5 SABIC
7.5.1 Company Overview
7.5.2 Financial Performance
7.5.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.5.4 Product Benchmarking
7.5.5 Strategic Initiatives
7.6 Nizhnekamskneftekhim
7.6.1 Company Overview
7.6.2 Financial Performance
7.6.3 Product Benchmarking
7.6.4 Strategic Initiative
7.7 Idemitsu Petrochemical
7.7.1 Company Overview
7.7.2 Financial Performance
7.7.3 Product Benchmarking
7.8 ExxonMobil
7.8.1 Company Overview
7.8.2 Financial Performance
7.8.3 Product Benchmarking
7.8.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.9 Sigma-Aldrich
7.9.1 Company Overview
7.9.2 Financial Performance
7.9.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.9.4 Product Benchmarking
7.10 Alfa Aesar
7.10.1 Company Overview
7.10.2 Financial Performance
7.10.3 Industries and Services Catered
7.10.4 Product Benchmarking
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Alpha olefin yield by technology (% by weight)
TABLE 2 Regional 1-decene price analysis trend, 2010 - 2015
TABLE 3 Regional 1-decene price analysis trend, 2015 - 2025
TABLE 4 1-Decene - Key market driver analysis
TABLE 5 Global 1-decene demand by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 6 Global 1-decene demand by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 7 1-decene demand in poly alpha olefin, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 8 1-decene demand in poly alpha olefin, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 9 1-decene demand in poly alpha olefin, by region, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 10 1-decene demand in polyethylene, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 11 1-decene demand in polyethylene, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 12 1-decene demand in polyethylene, by region, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 1-decene demand in detergent alcohols, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 14 1-decene demand in detergent alcohols, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 15 1-decene demand in detergent alcohols, by region, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 1-decene demand in other applications, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 17 1-decene demand in other applications, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 18 1-decene demand in other applications, by region, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 Global 1-decene demand by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 20 Global 1-decene demand by region, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 21 North America 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 22 North America 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 23 North America 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 24 U.S. 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 25 U.S. 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 26 U.S. 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 27 Europe 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 28 Europe 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 29 Europe 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 30 Germany 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 31 Germany 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 32 Germany 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 33 UK 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 34 UK 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 35 UK 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 36 France 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 37 France 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 38 France 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 39 Asia Pacific 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 40 Asia Pacific 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 41 Asia Pacific 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 42 China 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 43 China 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 44 China 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 45 India 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 46 India 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 47 India 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 48 Japan 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 49 Japan 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 50 Japan 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 51 Thailand 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 52 Thailand 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 54 Malaysia 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 55 Malaysia 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 56 Malaysia 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 57 Indonesia 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 58 Indonesia 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 59 Indonesia 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 60 Central & South America1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 62 Central & South America1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 63 Brazil 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 64 Brazil 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 65 Brazil 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 66 Middle East & Africa 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 67 Middle East & Africa 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 68 Middle East & Africa 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 69 Saudi Arabia 1-decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 70 Saudi Arabia 1-decene market, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 1-decene market volume share, 2015 (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 2 1-decene Acid Market - Industry Snapshot
FIG. 3 1-Decene market segmentation
FIG. 4 Global 1-Decene market, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons; USD Million)
FIG. 5 Global 1-Decene value chain analysis
FIG. 6 Metathesis Process, 1-decene
FIG. 7 Global 1-decene price trend, by region, 2010 - 2015 (USD/Ton)
FIG. 8 1-Decene market dynamics
FIG. 9 Global ethylene production, 2010 - 2015 (Million Tons)
FIG. 10 The U.S. shale gas production, 2008 - 2013 (Billion Cubic Feet)
FIG. 11 Natural gas production by key countries, 2009 - 2013 (Billion Cubic Feet)
FIG. 12 Global ethylene and crude oil prices, 2010 - 2014 (USD per Ton) (USD per Barrel)
FIG. 13 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 14 1-Decene- Porter’s analysis
FIG. 15 Company Market Share, 2015
FIG. 16 1-Decene PESTEL analysis
FIG. 17 1-decene market share by application, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 18 1-decene market penetration and growth prospects by region
FIG. 19 1-decene market share by region, 2015 & 2025

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