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Pipeline Maintenance Services Market - Segmented by Location of Deployment, Service Type & Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Pipeline Maintenance Services Market - Segmented by Location of Deployment, Service Type & Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

As of 2017, there are over 1 million miles of pipelines in operation and for its efficient operation, maintenance at regular interval is necessary. Also, approximately 83,802 miles of pipelines are planned and under construction, of which 38,390 miles are in the engineering and design phase while 45,412 are in various stages of construction. With the installation and commissioning of these pipelines, the demand for pipeline maintenance services is expected to register a significant growth.

Growing Share of Unconventional Oil Production to Drive the Market

Most of the conventional oil fields, both offshore and onshore are aging at a rate faster than the rate of replacement, and will not be able to meet the growing energy demand. As a result, the oil & gas industry is looking to exploit unconventional reserve to meet the growing oil & gas demand. However, most of the unconventional resources, such as US shale and Canada oil sands, produce heavy and extra-heavy oils which contain a high concentration of impurities, such as bitumen, water, and carbon dioxide, which pose a threat to the integrity of the pipeline system in place. In addition, unlike conventional oils, these unconventional oils have a higher density, a higher content of nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur, heavy metals, and a wider quantity of heavier oil fractions. Another important aspect is the high flow resistance displayed, that normally impacts their natural flow. Due to these characteristics of unconventional hydrocarbons, pipeline maintenance services, such as cleaning with magnetic pigs are required at a more frequent rate to prevent future corrosion within the pipeline and to improve the efficiency and product flow of the pipeline system. Therefore, growing unconventional oil & gas production is expected to drive the demand for the pipeline maintenance services during the forecast period.

China and India to Drive the Growth in Asia-Pacific

In 2016, Asia-Pacific accounted for around 34% and 20% of crude oil and natural gas consumption respectively and was one of the largest markets of the oil & gas pipeline maintenance services. Both the countries are planning to expand their pipeline network, to meet the increasing oil & gas demand.  As of June 2017, China had 112,000 km of oil and gas pipeline and is expected to reach 240,000 km by 2025. Further, as of September 2017, in India’s gas pipeline infrastructure was spread across 16,470 km. As of October 2017, India is the fourth largest importer of LNG and domestic LNG demand is expected to touch 90 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2040, from 21.3 bcm in 2017-2018 (April-November). This is expected to translate into expansion of gas pipeline network across the country. With increasing pipeline network, the demand for pipeline maintenance services in the region is expected to grow substantially during the forecast period.  

Key Developments in the Market

May 2018: Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. LLC recently made a purchase and sale agreement to acquire Shell's ownership interest in Amberjack Pipeline Company LLC, which is comprised of 75% of Amberjack Series A and 50% of Amberjack Series B for USD 1.22 billion.  This acquisition is expected to demonstrate the company's ability to deliver against our promises and positions us well for the future."
The major players include - Baker Hughes A GE Company, EnerMech Ltd, STATS Group, Dacon Inspection Services Co. Ltd, Intertek Group PLC, IKM Gruppen AS, Oil States Industries Inc., and T. D. Williamson Inc., amongst others.

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1. Executive Summary   
2. Research Methodology
2.1 Scope of the Report
2.2 Market Definition
2.3 Study Assumptions 
2.4 Study Deliverables  
2.5 Research Phases   
3. Market Overview  
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Size and Demand Forecast in USD billion, until 2023  
3.3 Installed Pipeline Historic Capacity and Forecast in Kilometers, until 2023
3.4 Inter-Regional Pipeline Import Capacity in BSCM, until 2023 
3.5 Inter-Regional Pipeline Export Capacity in BSCM, until 2023  
3.6 Historical and Expected Offshore Pipe lay Demand, by Water Depth/Condition, 2003-2017
3.7 Investment in Pipelines, LNG Liquefaction, and LNG Receiving Terminals in USD billion, 2016-2027  
3.8 Onshore & Offshore CAPEX Forecast in USD billion, until 2023  
3.9 Offshore CAPEX Forecast in USD billion by Region, until 2023
3.10 Recent Trends and Developments 
3.11 Government Policies & Regulations
4. Market Dynamics  
4.1 Drivers
4.2 Restraints
4.3 Opportunities
5. Value Chain Analysis  
6. Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Force Analysis  
6.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
6.3 Threat of New Entrants  
6.4 Threat of Substitutes  
6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
7. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Overview, Market Size and Demand Forecast until 2023)
7.1 By Location of Deployment 
7.1.1 Onshore
7.1.2 Offshore
7.2 By Services Type   
7.2.1 Inspection Services Market
7.2.2 Flushing & Chemical Cleaning
7.2.3 Drying (Air Drying, Nitrogen Drying, and Vacuum Drying)
7.2.4 Others (Repair Clamp, Strap Clamp, Hot Tapping, Leak Repair,andPipe Lifting & Handling)
8. Regional Market Analysis (Overview, Market Size and Demand Forecast until 2023)
8.1 North America
8.1.1 United States
8.1.2 Canada
8.1.3 Rest of North America
8.2 Asia-Pacific 
8.2.1 China
8.2.2 India
8.2.3 Malaysia
8.2.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
8.3 Europe  
8.3.1 Norway
8.3.2 Russia
8.3.3 United Kingdom
8.3.4 Rest of Europe
8.4 Middle East
8.4.1 Saudi Arabia
8.4.2 UAE
8.4.3 Iran
8.4.4 Iraq
8.4.5 Rest of Middle East
8.5 Africa
8.5.1 Nigeria
8.5.2 Algeria
8.5.3 Rest of Africa
8.6 South America
8.6.1 Brazil
8.6.2 Argentina
8.6.3 Rest of South America
9. Key Company Analysis* (Overview, Products & Services, Financials**, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
9.1 Pipeline Operators  
9.1.1 ExxonMobil Corporation
9.1.2 BP plc
9.1.3 China National Petroleum Corporation
9.1.4 Kinder Morgan Inc.
9.1.5 Chevron Corporation
9.1.6 Royal Dutch Shell PLC
9.2 Pipeline Maintenance Services Providers   
9.2.1 Baker Hughes A GE Company
9.2.2 EnerMech Ltd
9.2.3 STATS Group
9.2.4 Dacon Inspection Services Co. Ltd
9.2.5 Intertek Group PLC
9.2.6 IKM Gruppen AS
10. Competitive Landscape  
10.1 Mergers and Acquisitions  
10.2 Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
10.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
11. Disclaimer
*List not Exhaustive  
**Subject to availability to public domain

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