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World Fuel Additives

Global demand to value $59.4 billion in 2016

Worldwide demand for fuel additives is expected to increase 4.7 percent per year to 26.5 billion kilograms in 2016, with demand in value terms advancing 8.0 percent per year to $59.4 billion over the same period. Oxygenates, which dominate the market, will continue to account for more than 94 percent of demand in volume terms through 2021. Growth in total fuel additive demand will be buoyed by very rapid increases in the consumption of petroleum fuels in China and other developing nations, and by changing technology and regulatory environments that result in higher additization rates.

Oxygenates such as methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE) dominate world fuel additive consumption, despite efforts over the 2001-2011 period by the United States, Canada, and other countries to eliminate their usage due to concerns about ground water contaminations and possible negative health impacts. Going forward, gains will be strong as developing economies add MTBE at higher rates to their gasoline blends, while European Union member countries turn to ETBE (which can be derived from bioethanol) as a means of increasing the renewable content of their gasoline fuels without affecting the existing fuel transport infrastructure.

In addition to strong growth in fuel consumption in China and other developing countries, higher additization rates will drive increases in specialty fuel additive demand. As the motor vehicle industry globalizes and developing economies modernize their motor vehicle fleets, more efficient and powerful engines will become more common, requiring the availability of higher-quality fuels. Governments will respond to changing technology and public pressure regarding pollution and fuel consumption by enacting stricter standards to guarantee fuel quality, reduce emissions, and reduce petroleum fuel consumption through expanded biofuel use.

Deposit control agents to represent largest gains

The largest gains among specialty additives are expected to be in deposit control agents such as detergents. The most rapid gains, however, will be seen in cold flow improvers, promoted by increasing biodiesel blending and declining levels of sulfur in diesel fuels, as air pollution concerns lead to the phase-in of lower sulfur diesels in developing regions.

Other specialty additives will also be impacted by expanding biodiesel and ethanol consumption. Demand for antioxidants and corrosion inhibitors will particularly benefit, with antioxidants also receiving a boost from increased standards for fuel quality. Biodiesel will have a limiting effect on fuel additive demand, however, by restraining growth in cetane improvers and lubricity improvers.

Gasoline fastest growing end use for fuel additives

Among the three major applications for fuel additives (gasoline, distillate fuels, and other refined petroleum products), gasoline is expected to be the fastestgrowing end use for fuel additives, with gains particularly buoyed by strong demand for oxygenates. Distillate fuels represent the largest end use for specialty additives, and demand for distillate additives has been especially impacted by a shift from gasoline to diesel vehicles in several regions, in addition to changing fuel blends with lower sulfur content and higher levels of biodiesel. Other petroleum fuels, such as jet fuel and marine fuel, require much lower volumes of additives, so this application is expected to remain the smallest.

Study coverage

This Freedonia industry study, “World Fuel Additives”, presents historical demand data (2001, 2006 and 2011) as well as forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type for six regions and 19 countries. The study also assesses market environment factors, evaluates company market share, and profiles 45 global players.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT

  • General
  • Macroeconomic Overview
    • Recent Historical Trends
    • World Economic Outlook
  • World Demographic Overview
    • Population
    • Personal Income Trends
  • World Motor Vehicles in Use
  • Motor Vehicle Technology
    • Gasoline Engines
    • Diesel Engines
    • Hybrids & Electric Vehicles

III. FUEL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • General
  • World Refined Petroleum Consumption Outlook
    • Gasoline
    • Distillate Fuels
    • Other Refined Petroleum Products
  • Alternative Fuels & Energy Sources
    • Ethanol
    • Biodiesel
    • Natural Gas
    • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
    • Electricity
    • Other Energy Sources
  • Commodity Fuel Additive Outlook
    • Ethanol
    • Biodiesel
  • Environmental & Regulatory Trends
    • United States
    • European Union
    • China, India, & Russia
    • Other

IV. FUEL ADDITIVE OVERVIEW

  • General
  • Oxygenate Demand by Type
  • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
    • Deposit Control Additives
    • Cetane Improvers
    • Lubricity Improvers
    • Cold Flow Improvers
    • Corrosion Inhibitors
    • Antioxidants
    • Other Specialty Fuel Additives
  • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
    • Gasoline Additives
      • Gasoline Oxygenate Demand
      • Gasoline Specialty Additive Demand
    • Distillate Fuel Additives
    • Other Specialty Fuel Additives

V. NORTH AMERICA

  • General
  • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico

VI. WESTERN EUROPE

  • General
  • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Other Western Europe

VII. ASIA/PACIFIC

  • General
  • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Other Asia/Pacific

VIII. OTHER REGIONS

  • Central & South America
    • General
    • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
    • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
    • Brazil
    • Venezuela
    • Other Central & South America
  • Eastern Europe
    • General
    • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
    • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
    • Russia
    • Other Eastern Europe
  • Africa/Mideast
    • General
    • Fuel Additive Demand by Application
    • Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
    • Iran
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Other Africa/Mideast

IX. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • General
  • Market Share
    • Oxygenate Market Share
    • Specialty Fuel Additive Market Share
  • Competitive Strategies
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • Merger & Acquisition Activity
  • Cooperative Agreements

COMPANY PROFILES

  • Afton Chemical, see NewMarket
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • ANGUS Chemical, see Dow Chemical
  • Armored AutoGroup Incorporated
  • Ashland Incorporated
  • Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • BASF SE
  • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
  • BioMethanol Chemie Nederland BV
  • Champion Technologies Incorporated
  • Chemtura Corporation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • China National Petroleum Corporation
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
  • Clariant International Limited
  • Croda International plc
  • Deepak Nitrite Limited
  • Dover Chemical, see ICC Industries
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Ecolab Incorporated
  • Ethyl, see NewMarket
  • EURENCO, see Groupe SNPE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Groupe SNPE
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • ICC Industries Incorporated
  • Illinois Tool Works Incorporated
  • Infineum International, see Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell
  • Innospec Incorporated
  • Lubrizol, see Berkshire Hathaway
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Incorporated
  • Motiva Enterprises, see Royal Dutch Shell
  • Nalco Energy Services, see Ecolab
  • National Iranian Petrochemical Company
  • NewMarket Corporation
  • Parker-Hannifin Corporation
  • Pennar Group of Companies
  • PetroChina, see China National Petroleum
  • Petroliam Nasional Berhad
  • PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad, see Petroliam
  • Nasional Berhad
  • Phillips 66
  • Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited
  • Repsol YPF SA
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • Sabina Petrochemicals, see BASF and Total
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
  • Societe Anonyme d'Explosifs et de Produits Chimiques SA
  • Statoil ASA
  • Stepan Company
  • Sterling Chemicals, see Eastman Chemical
  • Total SA
  • TPC Group Incorporated
  • Valvoline International, see Ashland
  • Additional Companies Mentioned in Study

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Summary Table

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

  • World Gross Domestic Product by Region
  • World Population by Region
  • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product by Region
  • World Motor Vehicle Park by Region

SECTION III -- FUEL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • World Refined Petroleum Product Demand by Region
  • World Gasoline Demand by Region
  • World Distillate Fuel Demand by Region
  • World Other Refined Petroleum Product Demand by Region

SECTION IV -- FUEL ADDITIVE OVERVIEW

  • World Fuel Additive Demand by Type & Region
  • Oxygenate Demand by Type & Region
  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type & Region
  • World Deposit Control Additive Demand by Region
  • World Cetane Improver Demand by Region
  • World Lubricity Improver Demand by Region
  • World Cold Flow Improver Demand by Region
  • World Corrosion Inhibitor Demand by Region
  • World Antioxidant Demand by Region
  • World Other Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Region
  • World Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • World Gasoline Oxygenate Demand by Region
  • World Gasoline Fuel Additive Demand by Type & Region
  • World Distillate Fuel Additive Demand by Type & Region
  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Demand in Other Fuels by Type & Region

SECTION V -- NORTH AMERICA

  • North America: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • North America: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • United States: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • United States: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Canada: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Canada: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Mexico: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Mexico: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type

SECTION VI -- WESTERN EUROPE

  • Western Europe: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Western Europe: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • France: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • France: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Germany: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Germany: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Italy: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Italy: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Spain: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Spain: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • United Kingdom: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • United Kingdom: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Other Western Europe: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Other Western Europe: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type

SECTION VII -- ASIA/PACIFIC

  • Asia/Pacific: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Asia/Pacific: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Australia: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Australia: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • China: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • China: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • India: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • India: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Indonesia: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Indonesia: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Japan: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Japan: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • South Korea: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • South Korea: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Other Asia/Pacific: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type

SECTION VIII -- OTHER REGIONS

  • Central & South America: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Central & South America: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Brazil: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Brazil: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Venezuela: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Venezuela: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Other Central & South America: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Other Central & South America: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Eastern Europe: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Eastern Europe: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Russia: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Russia: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Other Eastern Europe: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Other Eastern Europe: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Africa/Mideast: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Africa/Mideast: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Iran: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Iran: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Saudi Arabia: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Saudi Arabia: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Fuel Additive Demand by Application
  • Other Africa/Mideast: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type

SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • World Fuel Additive Sales by Company, 2011
  • Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Selected Cooperative Agreements

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION IV -- FUEL ADDITIVE OVERVIEW

  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Type
  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Region, 2011
  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Application,

SECTION V -- NORTH AMERICA

  • North America: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Country, 2011

SECTION VI -- WESTERN EUROPE

  • Western Europe: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Country, 2011

SECTION VII -- ASIA/PACIFIC

  • Asia/Pacific: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Country, 2011

SECTION VIII -- OTHER REGIONS

  • Central & South America: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Country, 2011
  • Africa/Mideast: Specialty Fuel Additive Demand by Country, 2011

SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

  • World Oxygenate Market Share, 2011
  • World Specialty Fuel Additive Market Share, 2011
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