Global Synthetic Lubricant Basestocks Market Analysis and Opportunities

Global Synthetic Lubricant Basestocks: Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2017
Published September 2018
Forecasts to 2022
Regional Coverage: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America

Demand for synthetic lubricants has been driven by OEM recommendations and regulatory changes, which, as a result, drives demand for synthetic basestocks. As the demand dynamics change in the future, there will be varying levels of opportunities and challenges for various synthetic basestocks.

This Report Helps Subscribers to:

  • Assess global demand for synthetic lubricants by product and region
  • Assess global demand for synthetic lubricant basestocks by product type and region
  • Analyze trends in lubricant performance requirements, formulation, basestock technology, and substitution and impact of these trends on basestock demand
  • Understand growth drivers and restraints
  • Evaluate competitors
  • Identify market opportunities and challenges

Report Contents


Executive Summary

  • An overview of key findings

Global Finished Lubricant Market

  • Finished lubricant demand by product and regions
  • Penetration of synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants
  • Product performance trends
  • Demand outlook

Global Synthetic Lubricant Basestock Market

  • Comparison of different synthetic basestocks
  • Applications by basestock type
  • Pricing
  • Demand by basestock type and application
  • Inter-material competition
  • Demand outlook

Synthetic Basestock Profiles
Detailed profiles of synthetic basestocks (listed in Table 1) are provided, including the following information:

  • Product overview
  • Supply
  • Pricing
  • Consumption
  • Trends
  • Demand outlook

Synthetic Basestock Supplier Profiles
Detailed profiles of leading synthetic basestocks suppliers (listed in Table 2) are provided, including the following information:

  • Company background
  • Overview of synthetic basestocks business
  • Product portfolio
  • Manufacturing
  • Appraisal

* Subject to charter subscriber input

Table 1: Synthetic Basestocks Profiled
Alkylated aromatics
Group III and GTL basestocks
Polyalkylene glycol
Phosphate esters
Synthetic esters
Table 2: Synthetic Basestocks Suppliers Profiled
Chevron Phillips
Daihachi Chemical Industry
Dow Chemical Company
Israel Chemicals Ltd.
Idemitsu Kosan
NOF Corporation

Scope & Benefits

Global Synthetic Lubricant Basestocks: Market Analysis and Opportunities provides a detailed independent appraisal of this fast growing niche market. The study explore market opportunities and challenges for synthetic basestock suppliers, lubricant blenders, and marketers. This report has global coverage and analyzes the synthetic basestocks market covering:

  • Global synthetic lubricant demand and trends
  • Global synthetic basestocks demand by region, lubricant application, and viscosity grades in the case of automotive engine oils
  • Comparison of leading synthetic basestock types
  • Formulation and substitution trends and impact on basestock demand
  • Synthetic basestock demand outlook
  • Evaluation of synthetic basestock suppliers
  • Evaluation of market opportunities and challenges


This report assists industry participants in identifying business opportunities within the global synthetic lubricant basestocks industry. It also serve as an invaluable tool in the strategic planning process. Specifically, the report help subscribers to:

  • Develop pricing and market entry strategies
  • Maximize returns along the value chain
  • Perform competitive intelligence assessments
  • Identify new applications and business development opportunities
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Focus product/service offerings and target markets

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