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Global Tight Gas Market 2018-2022

Global Tight Gas Market 2018-2022

About this market

Technological advances in hydraulic fracturing is expected to drive growth in the market. The unconventional gas boom can be attributed to the technological and innovation breakthroughs related to E&P in the oil and gas industry. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the tight gas market will register a CAGR of almost 5% by 2022.

Market Overview

Advantages associated with tight gas

Tight gas is one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels, as it has low carbon content and burns with lower sulfur emissions, metal compounds, and carbon dioxide.

Concerns associated with fracturing

The emergence of tight gas as an unconventional source of energy has changed the landscape of energy security in several countries. many tight gas reserves face fresh water stress level as a barrier. The process of fracking is water intensive; hence, the availability of freshwater is essential for extraction of tight gas. This affects the growth of the market.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the tight gas market during the 2018-2022, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Canadian Natural and Chevron the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the advantages associated with tight gas and the technological advances in hydraulic fracturing, will provide considerable growth opportunities to tight gas manufactures. Canadian Natural, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and YPF are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global oil and gas market segmentation
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Global - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table End-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Industrial - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Industrial - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Industrial - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Power - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Power - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Power - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Others - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Regional - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • RoW - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table RoW - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table RoW - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Comparison - Conventional vs. unconventional sources
      • Table Indexed global natural gas consumption 2007-2017 (2007=100%)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global investments in renewable energy supply 2000-2016 ($ billions)
      • Table Global total primary energy supply (TPES) by source 1990-2015 (ktoe)
  • Market trends
    • Technological advances in hydraulic fracturing
    • Increasing investments in oil and gas industry
      • Table Global oil and gas upstream capital spending 2012-2018 ($ billions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Canadian Natural
      • Table Canadian Natural - Overview
      • Table Canadian Natural - Business segments
      • Table Canadian Natural - Organizational developments
      • Table Canadian Natural - Geographic focus
      • Table Canadian Natural - Segment focus
      • Table Canadian Natural - Key offerings
    • Chevron
      • Table Chevron - Overview
      • Table Chevron - Business segments
      • Table Chevron - Organizational developments
      • Table Chevron - Geographic focus
      • Table Chevron - Segment focus
      • Table Chevron - Key offerings
    • Exxon Mobil
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Overview
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Business segments
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Organizational developments
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Geographic focus
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Segment focus
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Key offerings
    • Royal Dutch Shell
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Overview
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Business segments
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Organizational developments
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Geographic focus
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Segment focus
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Key offerings
    • YPF
      • Table YPF - Overview
      • Table YPF - Business segments
      • Table YPF - Organizational developments
      • Table YPF - Geographic focus
      • Table YPF - Segment focus
      • Table YPF - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
  • Explore Technavio

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