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Global Lubricants: Market Analysis and Assessment
Base Year: 2012
To be published: 3rd qtr. 2013
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Base Year: 2013
To be published: 3rd qtr. 2014
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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Africa/Middle East, Asia-Pacific

    DESCRIPTION

    A comprehensive assessment of the global markets for finished lubricants and the suppliers that participate in them.

    This study is designed to provide business executives with reliable and timely insights that will assist them in:

    • Accurately estimating the current size of the global lubricant market by geographic region and product categories
    • Analyzing emerging product, performance, promotion, pricing, and channel trends
    • Identifying where, when, and how to focus capital expenditures on current and emerging business opportunities
    • Identifying barriers to growth and developing strategies to overcome them
    • Analyzing the leading companies that are active in the global marketplace and their tactics and strategies
    • Evaluating opportunities for mergers, acquisitions, and alliances
    • Understanding the prospect of recovery from recession in each of the key lubricant consuming countries
  • Contents
  • YEAR IN REVIEW
    • Market size drivers and restraints
    • Role of OEMs
    • Technology and products
    • Distribution channels
    • Blue-sky gazing topics
      – Are we approaching “peak car ownership.”
      – Penetration of NGEO in commercial fleets
      – Penetration of electric and hybrid vehicles
    • Mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, and their impact
    • Supplier developments and trends
    • Regional profiles
    • Size and growth potential
      – Role of OEMs
      – Competitors
    • Market shares
    • Market developments
    • Appraisal and opportunities
    • FutureView Scenario Forecasts
      – How will demand recover recession?
    Subscribers can select a combination of 10 profiles from the supplier and country profiles listed in Tables 1 and 2. SUPPLIER PROFILES
    Each supplier profile will contain the following information:
    • Background
    • Organizational structure
    • Financial performance
    • Recent developments
    • Basestocks
    • Additives
    • Finished lubricants
    • Distribution and marketing
    • Appraisal
    COUNTRY PROFILES
    Each country profile will contain the following information:
    • Country overview
      – Political and economic background
      – Barriers to trade
      – Vehicle population and manufacturing activities
      – Basestock manufacturing
      – Additives
      – Overall lubricant demand
    • Commercial automotive lubricants
    • Consumer automotive lubricants
    • Industrial lubricants
    For each of the three lubricant segments, the following will be covered:
    • Applications
    • Performance specifications
    • Demand
    • Synthetics
    • Maintenance practices
    • Purchasing practices
    • Major suppliers
    • Channels of distribution
    • Market developments
    • Outlook


    Table 1: List of Supplier Profiles for Subscriber Selection
    BP
    Chevron
    CITGO
    Phillips66
    ExxonMobil
    Fuchs
    Idemitsu
    Indian Oil
    LUKOIL
    Nippon Oil
    PDVSA
    PetroChina
    Petrobras
    Petronas
    Repsol
    Shell
    Sinopec
    Total
    Valvoline
    YPF
    Others (please specify)


    Table 2: List of Countries for Subscriber Selection
    NORTH AMERICA WESTERN EUROPE (continued)    ASIA-PACIFIC
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
    Benelux
    Finland
    France
    Germany/Austria/Switzerland
    Norway
    Italy 
    Spain/Portugal
    United Kingdom
    Others (please specify) 
    Australia
    China
    India
    Indonesia
    Japan
    Malaysia
    The Philippines
    South Korea
    Taiwan
    Thailand
    Vietnam
    Others (please specify)
    LATIN AMERICA  EASTERN EUROPE AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST
    Argentina
    Brazil
    Chile
    Colombia
    Honduras
    Guatemala
    Peru
    Venezuela
    Others (please specify
    Belarus
    Croatia
    Czech Republic
    Poland
    Russia
    Greece
    Hungary
    Ukraine
    Others (please specify 
    South Africa
    Egypt
    Kazakstan
    Saudi Arabia
    Turkey
    Others (please specify) 
  • Scope
  • The geographic scope of the study is global; however, the study will analyze the following six regions in detail:

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Eastern Europe
    • Western Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Africa/Middle East

    In addition, the performance of leading players in these six regions will be explicitly analyzed, and profiles for the leading lubricant consuming countries will be provided, as described in the Tentative Table of Contents.

    The following products will be analyzed in this study.

    • Industrial oils and fluids
    • – General industrial oils (hydraulic oils, gear oil, compressor oils, refrigeration oils, turbine oils, other general industrial oils)
    • – Metalworking fluids (removal oil, forming oils, treating oils, protecting oils)
    • – Industrial engine oils (natural gas engine oils, aviation piston engine oils, marine oils, railroad oils, stationary engine oils)
    • – Industrial greases
    • Consumer automotive
    • – Passenger vehicle engine oil (2T/4T oil)
    • – Automatic transmission fluid
    • – Gear oil
    • – Grease
    • Commercial automotive
    • – Heavy-duty engine oil
    • – Hydraulic and transmission fluid
    • – Gear oil
    • – Grease

    Synthetic, synthetic blend, and conventional lubricants will all be analyzed.

    A key element would be evaluating the impact of the global recession on each of the important lubricant consuming countries of the world.

  • Key Benefits
  • This program will help senior executives, strategic planners, competitive intelligence trackers, marketers, sales, and other professionals in the finished lubricants business assess the markets for their products and understand their competition on a global basis. It will also be of interest to basestock and additive suppliers who provide raw materials to this industry.

    Specifically, this market research study and industry analysis is designed to provide business executives with reliable and timely insights that will assist them in:

    • Analyzing the leading companies that are active in the global marketplace and estimating their respective market share
      – For raw material suppliers, analyzing these companies' current and future raw material needs and buying patterns
    • Evaluating opportunities for mergers, acquisitions, and alliances
    • Accurately estimating the current size of the global lubricant market by geographic region and product
    • Predicting demand growth and drivers for each of these geographic regions and products in the future
    • Identifying where, when, and how to focus capital expenditures on these current and emerging business opportunities
    • Identifying barriers to growth and developing strategies to overcome them
    • Understanding the impact of the global recession on each of the key lubricant consuming countries
  • Methodology
  • Kline is unmatched in our ability to gather hard-to-get market and competitive intelligence with a high degree of confidence. Kline's market analysis approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable.

    During the course of field research, Kline's professional staff of industry experts will conduct in-depth discussions and personal interviews with a wide range of knowledgeable industry participants and opinion leaders. This approach has proven to be the most effective and reliable approach to obtaining accurate market data, capturing expert insights, and identifying business opportunities.

    Primary research will represent the bulk of our research efforts, supplemented by secondary research drawn from the review of suppliers' product literature and price lists, a search of recent trade and technical literature, Internet sources, and analysis of statistical data from government, industry, and trade associations and agencies.

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