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Global Drilling and Completion Fluids Market 2017-2021

Global Drilling and Completion Fluids Market 2017-2021

About Drilling and Completion Fluids

Drilling fluids are primarily composed of bentonite that is mixed in a certain concentration with water or oil, mainly serves the purpose of lubrication and cooling of the drill bit and drill string and transporting the drill cuttings to the surface. Completion fluids are used during well completions in activities such as hydraulic fracturing and well stimulation.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global drilling and completion fluids market to grow at a CAGR of 6.58% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global drilling and completion fluids market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new sales value of drilling and completion fluids used in an oil well and exclude aftermarket and retrofit markets.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Drilling and Completion Fluids Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • General Electric
  • Halliburton
  • Schlumberger
  • TETRA Technologies
  • Weatherford
Other prominent vendors
  • AES Drilling Fluids
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Anchor Drilling Fluids
  • BASF
  • Calumet Specialty Products
  • CES Energy Solutions
  • ChemSol
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • CP Kelco
  • Drilling Fluids Technology
  • Ecolab
  • Flotek Industries
  • GEO Drilling Fluids
  • Gumpro Drilling Fluids
  • IMDEX
  • Lamberti
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • Newpark Resources
  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • Scomi Group
  • Stepan
  • Tiger Fluids
  • Wacker Chemie
  • WorkSafeBC
Market driver
  • Rise in unconventional oil and gas resources
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Decline in investments in upstream sector
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Supercritical carbon dioxide in shale gas fracking
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Drilling and Completion Fluids Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global drilling and completion fluids market: General Electric, Halliburton, Schlumberger, TETRA Technologies, and Weatherford.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AES Drilling Fluids, Akzo Nobel, Anchor Drilling Fluids, BASF, Calumet Specialty Products, CES Energy Solutions, ChemSol, Chevron Phillips Chemical, CP Kelco, Drilling Fluids Technology, Ecolab, Flotek Industries, GEO Drilling Fluids, Gumpro Drilling Fluids, IMDEX, Lamberti, National Oilwell Varco, Newpark Resources, Royal Dutch Shell, Scomi Group, Stepan, Tiger Fluids, Wacker Chemie, and WorkSafeBC.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Supercritical carbon dioxide in shale gas fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is a process where huge amounts of water, sand, and chemicals are injected into a well to break the rock. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking’, is a well stimulation process that uses water and chemicals to open the pores of the rock formation, creating a path for the crude oil and natural gas to flow into the well.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Rise in unconventional oil and gas resources. Unconventional oil and gas resources comprise shale gas, CBM, gas hydrates, tight oil, oil sands, and others. These resources are difficult to exploit and costly to produce. Technological advances and operational efficiencies have driven cost reductions, thus spurring the exploitation of unconventional resources. The shale gas boom in the US saw the rise of unconventionally produced natural gas supplies. The huge discoveries of oil sands in Canada have shown the unlimited opportunities for oil exploration. As the energy focus shifts toward natural gas, unconventional techniques such as CBM and underground coal gasification (UCG) have witnessed considerable growth.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Decline in investments in upstream sector. As per the International Energy Agency, the upstream oil and gas industry witnessed a 25% decline in investments from 2014 to 2015. This was due to the cost reductions done by various upstream companies worldwide, caused by the drop in crude oil prices. As per the US Energy Information Administration, crude oil prices, which were over $117.80/bbl in June 2014, experienced a rapid decline to $47.76/bbl in January 2015, in a time span of just seven months. Crude oil prices continued to fall and were at $30.70/bbl in January 2016 and were around $54.58/bbl in January 2017. This has greatly affected the profitability of upstream oil and gas companies.

Companies Mentioned

General Electric, Halliburton, Schlumberger, TETRA Technologies, and Weatherford, AES Drilling Fluids, Akzo Nobel, Anchor Drilling Fluids, BASF, Calumet Specialty Products, CES Energy Solutions, ChemSol, Chevron Phillips Chemical, CP Kelco, Drilling Fluids Technology, Ecolab, Flotek Industries, GEO Drilling Fluids, Gumpro Drilling Fluids, IMDEX, Lamberti, National Oilwell Varco, Newpark Resources, Royal Dutch Shell, Scomi Group, Stepan, Tiger Fluids, Wacker Chemie, and WorkSafeBC.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Major segments of the oil and gas industry
      • Table Different drilling fluid types and their impact on different parameters
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of the global drilling and completion fluids market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global liquid fuel consumption 2007-2018 (mbpd)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by application
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by application 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by application 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global onshore drilling and completion fluids market
      • Table Global onshore drilling and completion fluids market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global offshore drilling and completion fluids market
      • Table Global offshore drilling and completion fluids market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by base fluid type
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by base fluid type
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by base fluid type 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by base fluid type 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by water-based fluids segment
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by water-based fluids 2016-2021 ($billions)
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by oil-based fluids segment
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by oil-based fluids segment 2016-2021($ billions)
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by synthetic-based fluids segment
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by synthetic-based fluids segment 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global drilling and completion fluids market by geography
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by geography 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global drilling and completion fluids market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Drilling and completion fluids market in the Americas
      • Table Drilling and completion fluids market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global rig count 2016-2017
    • Drilling and completion fluids market in EMEA
      • Table Drilling and completion fluids market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Drilling and completion fluids market in APAC
      • Table Drilling and completion fluids market by APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global tight oil production 2015 and 2040 (mbpd)
      • Table Natural gas production by type in China and the US 2012 and 2040 (tcf)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global crude oil price 2007-2016 ($/bbl)
  • Market trends
    • Supercritical carbon dioxide in shale gas fracking
    • Laser drilling technology
    • New-generation automated drilling rigs
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors (indicative list)
  • Key vendor analysis
    • General Electric
      • Table General Electric: Key products
    • Halliburton
      • Table Halliburton: Key products
    • Schlumberger
      • Table Schlumberger: Drilling fluids key products
      • Table Schlumberger: Completion fluids key products
    • TETRA Technologies
      • Table TETRA Technologies: Business divisions
      • Table TETRA Technologies: Key products/services
    • Weatherford
      • Table Weatherford: Key products
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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