Bio Lubricants Market Analysis and Opportunities

Bio-lubricants: Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2016
Published October 2017
Forecasts to 2021
Regional Coverage: Americas, Europe

Bio-lubricants is a term used to describe lubricant products that meet any of the following criteria: biodegradability, bio-sourced, or low toxicity. Bio-lubricants are generally used in environmentally sensitive applications where these features are imperative. Increasing awareness about renewable products, legislation encouraging the usage of bio-lubricants, and growth in end-use industries are driving this niche industry.

This Report Helps Subscribers to:

  • Make a reliable and independent assessment of the opportunities and challenges in the bio-lubricants market
  • Assess attractiveness of different end-use industries in terms of current penetration of bio lubricants, potential growth, key growth drivers, legislative support, orientation towards bio-lubricants, and roadblocks
  • Understand key lubricant product categories where the use of bio-lubricants is growing
  • Assess the impact of government procurement, labelling requirements, and other mandates and support to the use of bio-lubricants
  • Evaluate key lubricant basestocks used to blend bio-lubricants
  • Develop competitive intelligence for use in benchmarking and identifying key bio-lubricant suppliers


Report Contents


Overall Market

  • Classification of bio-lubricants
  • Key bio-lubricants product categories and comparison with petro-lube categories
  • Pricing analysis
  • Key suppliers, their product offerings, and focus markets
  • Product developments and future trends
  • Key end-use applications
  • Growth drivers and outlook

Key Bio-Lubricant Markets

  • Benelux
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Nordic countries
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Each country profile covers the following:

  • Finished lubricants demand overview
  • Regulations and legislation regarding biolubricants
  • Bio-lubricant specifications and products
  • Bio-lubricants demand by product category
  • Pricing of bio-lubes
  • Bio-lubricants demand by end-use
  • Key trends in end-use segments
  • Bio-lubricants suppliers
  • Growth drivers and restraints
  • Bio-lubricants demand outlook
  • Key opportunities and appraisal

Bio-lubricants Basestocks

  • PAG
  • PAO
  • Synthetic esters
  • Vegetable oils

Each basestock profile covers the following:

  • Product background covering feedstocks, manufacturing technology
  • Key suppliers and overall supply
  • Physical characteristics and performance claims
  • Product advantages and disadvantages
  • Typical applications

Scope & Benefits

Bio-lubricants: Market Analysis and Opportunities provides a detailed appraisal of the global bio-lubricants market and analyzes opportunities existing in the key country markets and end-use applications. Products covered under bio-lubricants include lubricants derived from vegetable oils, PAG, synthetic esters, and other basestocks. Specifically, the study will addresses:

  • Overall bio-lubricant demand in key country markets in the base year and five-year outlook
  • Environmental regulations, government mandates, and labeling for bio-lubricants
  • Demand by key end-use applications and products
  • Key suppliers of bio-lubricants
  • Growth drivers and restraints and demand outlook for bio-lubricants
  • Market opportunities and issues

This report is a syndicated analysis specifically designed to help subscribers understand the key dynamics of this fast growing and high value market. The report will help subscribers to:

  • Develop business strategies by understanding the economic, technological, and legislative trends shaping and driving the global bio-lubricants market
  • Design and develop products, marketing, and sales strategies targeting key end-use segments
  • Develop market-entry and market expansion strategies by evaluating current and future demand scenarios
  • Evaluate the major global bio-lubricants players and their products to identify gaps in product portfolios and evaluate new product introductions
  • Identifying the bio-lubricants market segments poised for strong growth

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