The rock from which shale oil is derived is known as oil shale. Shale oil is a petroleum-like material that can be converted into a variety of products, including diesel fuel, gasoline, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Shale oil can also be refined to make other commercial items like ammonia and sulphur.
Over the forecast period, the worldwide oil shale market is expected to increase significantly. Oil shale is a sedimentary rock that includes kerogen, which is a solid mixture of organic chemical components that when heated releases hydrocarbons. These hydrocarbons can be used to replace petroleum and natural gas. In the following years, the oil shale market is likely to increase rapidly. The expanding demand for energy, the depletion of non-renewable energy sources, the fluctuating cost of fuel, and the long-term cost-benefit of using oil shale over conventional energy sources are all contributing to the market's rise.
The "Global Oil Shale Market Analysis To 2028" is a specialized and in-depth study of the technology, media, and telecommunications industry with a special focus on global market trend analysis. The oil shale market report aims to provide an overview of the oil shale market with detailed market segmentation by product, technology, process, application, and geography. The global oil shale market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading oil shale market player and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.
The global oil shale market is segmented based on fuel by product, technology, process, application. Based on product, the oil shale market is segmented shale gasoline, shale diesel, kerosene, others. Based on technology, the oil shale market is segmented into in-situ technology, ex-situ technology. Based on process, the oil shale market is segmented oil shale exploration, ore preparation, oil shale retortion, shale oil refining and specialty services. Based on application, the oil shale market is segmented fuel, electricity, cement, chemicals.
The report provides a detailed overview of the industry including both qualitative and quantitative information. It provides an overview and forecast of the global oil shale market based on various segments. It also provides market size and forecast estimates from the year 2018 to 2028 with respect to five major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA) and South & Central America. The oil shale market by each region is later sub-segmented by respective countries and segments. The oil shale market report covers the analysis and forecast of 18 countries globally along with the current trend and opportunities prevailing in the region.
The report analyzes factors affecting the oil shale market from both demand and supply side and further evaluates market dynamics affecting the market during the forecast period i.e., drivers, restraints, opportunities, and future trend. The report also provides exhaustive PEST analysis highlighting factors affecting the oil shale market in these regions.
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON OIL SHALE MARKET
The emergence of COVID-19 has changed the business dramatically since the start of the shale boom. The epidemic is projected to slow the market's growth, with most hazardous assets being restructured and many corporations departing or planning to leave the basins until oil prices rise over USD 50 per barrel. Due to abundant supply and lower demand, the price of crude oil began to rise during the lockdown, resulting in higher electrical generation. Due to the widespread output of oil, COVID-19 has little effect on the oil shale market.
The reports cover key developments in the oil shale market as organic and inorganic growth strategies. Various companies are focusing on organic growth strategies such as product launches, product approvals and others such as patents and events. Inorganic growth strategies activities witnessed in the market were acquisitions, and partnership & collaborations. These activities have paved way for the expansion of business and customer base of market players. The market players from oil shale market are anticipated to lucrative growth opportunities in the future with the rising demand for filter products in the global market. Below mentioned is the list of few companies engaged in the oil shale market.
The report also includes the profiles of key companies along with their SWOT analysis and market strategies in the oil shale market. In addition, the report focuses on leading industry players with information such as company profiles, components, and services offered, financial information of the last 3 years, the key development in the past five years.
- Chevron Corporation
- A.F.S.K. Industries Group
- Equinor ASA
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- PetroChina Company Limited
- Southwestern Energy Company
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- Industry participants: VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
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Below is the breakup of our primary respondents by company, designation, and region:
Once we receive the confirmation from primary research sources or primary respondents, we finalize the base year market estimation and forecast the data as per the macroeconomic and microeconomic factors assessed during data collection.
- Data Analysis:
Once data is validated through both secondary as well as primary respondents, we finalize the market estimations by hypothesis formulation and factor analysis at regional and country level.
- 3.1 Macro-Economic Factor Analysis:
We analyse macroeconomic indicators such the gross domestic product (GDP), increase in the demand for goods and services across industries, technological advancement, regional economic growth, governmental policies, the influence of COVID-19, PEST analysis, and other aspects. This analysis aids in setting benchmarks for various nations/regions and approximating market splits. Additionally, the general trend of the aforementioned components aid in determining the market's development possibilities.
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The “Table of Contents” is formulated by listing and analyzing more than 25 - 30 companies operating in the market ecosystem across geographies. However, we profile only 10 companies as a standard practice in our syndicate reports. These 10 companies comprise leading, emerging, and regional players. Nonetheless, our analysis is not restricted to the 10 listed companies, we also analyze other companies present in the market to develop a holistic view and understand the prevailing trends. The “Company Profiles” section in the report covers key facts, business description, products & services, financial information, SWOT analysis, and key developments. The financial information presented is extracted from the annual reports and official documents of the publicly listed companies. Upon collecting the information for the sections of respective companies, we verify them via various primary sources and then compile the data in respective company profiles. The company level information helps us in deriving the base number as well as in forecasting the market size.
- 3.4 Developing Base Number:
Aggregation of sales statistics (2020-2022) and macro-economic factor, and other secondary and primary research insights are utilized to arrive at base number and related market shares for 2022. The data gaps are identified in this step and relevant market data is analyzed, collected from paid primary interviews or databases. On finalizing the base year market size, forecasts are developed on the basis of macro-economic, industry and market growth factors and company level analysis.
- Data Triangulation and Final Review:
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