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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Market (Refinery, Associated Gas and Non-Associated Gas) for Residential/Commercial, Chemical, Industrial, Auto Fuel, Refineries and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018

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Published Date: 2013-08-13
 

Description


Increasing number of autogas vehicles in several countries including Turkey, Poland and South Korea among others are expected to boost the LPG consumption. On account of its cost and environmental benefits, LPG demand is expected to increase in the residential/commercial and auto fuel sector.

The study covers the global Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market with its estimates and forecast from 2012 to 2018, in terms of volume as well as revenue. The global LPG demand is primarily driven by government initiatives to increase consumption of LPG as cooking fuel and auto fuel.

The report analyses the global LPG market, market players and market competition through analysis tools such as value chain analysis and Porter’s five force model. The value chain analysis of the market provides detailed understanding of each player in the value chain including supplier, buyer manufacturer and end user. The study uses Porter’s five force model to give a comprehensive view of the competition in the market. The study discusses various driving and restraining factor that impact the global market. The report also includes opportunities for global LPG market.

The study segments the market on the basis of source, application and geography and estimates and forecasts the market in terms of revenues and volumes. The report provides market attractiveness analysis for all application segments of the LPG market. 

The study also includes company market share analysis with company profiles of the major players in the LPG market. We have profiled nine key companies in the study, but a host of other companies can be profiled as per client needs. The company profiles provide company information such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis and recent developments. The major players in the market include Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP Plc, Sinopec, Chevron Corporation among others.

The report segments the global LPG market as,

LPG Market: Source Analysis,
  • Refineries
  • Associated gas
  • Non-associated gas
LPG Market: Application Analysis,
  • Residential/commercial
  • Chemical
  • Industrial
  • Auto fuel
  • Refineries
  • Other (including agriculture, refrigerant, aerosol, etc.)
LPG Market: Regional Analysis,
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America

Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Market Segmentation
1.3 Research Methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011 – 2018(Million tons) (USD Billion)
2.2 Global LPG market snapshot, 2012 and 2018

Chapter 3 Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Industry Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
      3.3.1 Increasing number of autogas vehicles
      3.3.2 Environmental benefits over other fuels
3.4 Market restraints
      3.4.1 Volatility in crude oil prices
3.5 Market opportunities
      3.5.1 Growing investment in shale gas resource
3.6 Porter’s five forces analysis
      3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
      3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers
      3.6.3 Threat of substitutes
      3.6.4 Threat of new entrants
      3.6.5 Degree of competition
3.7 Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Company market share analysis, 2012
3.8 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG): Market attractiveness analysis

Chapter 4 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market: Source Analysis
4.1 Global LPG market: Source overview
      4.1.1 Global LPG volume market share by source, 2011 and 2018
4.2 Global LPG market, by source
      4.2.1 Refineries
              4.2.1.1 Global market estimates and forecast for refineries, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons)(USD Billion)
      4.2.2 Associated gas
              4.2.2.1 Global market estimates and forecast for associated gas, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      4.2.3 Non-associated gas
              4.2.3.1 Global market estimates and forecast for non-associated gas, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)

Chapter 5 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market: Application Analysis
5.1 Global LPG market: Application overview
      5.1.1 Global LPG market volume share, by application, 2011 and 2018
5.2 Global LPG market, by application
      5.2.1 Residential/Commercial
              5.2.1.1 Global LPG demand from residential/commercial, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      5.2.2 Chemical
               5.2.2.1 Global LPG demand from chemical, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      5.2.3 Industrial
               5.2.3.1 Global LPG demand from industrial, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      5.2.4 Auto fuel
               5.2.4.1 Global LPG demand from auto fuel, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      5.2.5 Refineries
               5.2.5.1 Global LPG demand from refineries, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
      5.2.6 Other
               5.2.6.1 Global LPG demand from other, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)

Chapter 6 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 LPG market: Regional overview
      6.1.1 Global LPG market volume share by region, 2011 and 2018
6.2 Global LPG market, by region
      6.2.1 North America
               6.2.1.1 North America LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018(Million tons)(USD Billion)
               6.2.1.2 North America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.1.3 North America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
               6.2.1.4 North America LPG market, by application, 2011 – 2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.1.5 North America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
      6.2.2 Europe
               6.2.2.1 Europe LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018(Million tons)(USD Billion)
               6.2.2.2 Europe LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.2.3 Europe LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
               6.2.2.4 Europe LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.2.5 Europe LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
      6.2.3 Asia Pacific
               6.2.3.1 Asia Pacific LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018(Million tons)(USD Billion)
               6.2.3.2 Asia Pacific LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.3.3 Asia Pacific LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
               6.2.3.4 Asia Pacific LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.3.5 Asia Pacific LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
      6.2.4 Middle East and Africa (MEA)
               6.2.4.1 Middle East and Africa LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018(Million tons)(USD Billion)
               6.2.4.2 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.4.3 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
               6.2.4.4 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.4.5 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
       6.2.5 Latin America
               6.2.5.1 Latin America LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018(Million tons)(USD Billion)
               6.2.5.2 Latin America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.5.3 Latin America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
               6.2.5.4 Latin America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
               6.2.5.5 Latin America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 British Petroleum Plc.
      7.1.1 Company overview
      7.1.2 Financial overview
      7.1.3 Business strategies
      7.1.4 SWOT analysis
      7.1.5 Recent developments
7.2 Chevron Corporation
      7.2.1 Company overview
      7.2.2 Financial overview
      7.2.3 Business strategies
      7.2.4 SWOT analysis
      7.2.5 Recent developments
7.3 China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec)
      7.3.1 Company overview
      7.3.2 Financial overview
      7.3.3 Business strategies
      7.3.4 SWOT analysis
      7.3.5 Recent developments
7.4 China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
      7.4.1 Company overview
      7.4.2 Business strategies
      7.4.3 SWOT analysis
      7.4.4 Recent developments
7.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation
      7.5.1 Company overview
      7.5.2 Financial overview
      7.5.3 Business strategies
      7.5.4 SWOT analysis
      7.5.5 Recent developments
7.6 Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas)
      7.6.1 Company overview
      7.6.2 Financial overview
      7.6.3 Business strategies
      7.6.4 SWOT analysis
      7.6.5 Recent developments
7.7 Royal Dutch Shell
      7.7.1 Company overview
      7.7.2 Financial overview
      7.7.3 Business strategies
      7.7.4 SWOT analysis
      7.7.5 Recent developments
7.8 Phillips 66
      7.8.1 Company overview
      7.8.2 Financial overview
      7.8.3 Business strategies
      7.8.4 SWOT analysis
      7.8.5 Recent developments
7.9 Valero Energy
      7.9.1 Company overview
      7.9.2 Financial overview
      7.9.3 Business strategies
      7.9.4 SWOT analysis
      7.9.5 Recent developments

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 LPG: Market segmentation
FIG. 2 Global LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 3 Global LPG value chain analysis
FIG. 4 Global autogas vehicles, 2008 - 2012 (million units)
FIG. 5 Fuel consumption for cooking in rural India (2001 and 2011)
FIG. 6 Crude oil prices, Brent (USD per barrel) (2008-2012)
FIG. 7 Crude oil prices, WTI (USD per barrel) (2008-2012)
FIG. 8 LPG Market: Porters five forces analysis
FIG. 9 Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Market Share Analysis, 2012
FIG. 10 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG): Market attractiveness analysis
FIG. 11 Global LPG volume market share by source, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 12 Global market estimates and forecast for refineries, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 13 Global market estimates and forecast for associated gas, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 14 Global market estimates and forecast for non-associated gas, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 15 Global LPG market volume share by application, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 16 Global LPG demand from residential/commercial, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 17 Global LPG demand from chemical, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 18 Global LPG demand from industrial, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 19 Global LPG demand from auto fuel, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 20 Global LPG demand from refineries, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 21 Global LPG demand from other, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 22 Global LPG market revenue share by region, 2011 and 2018
FIG. 23 North America LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 24 Europe LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 25 Asia Pacific LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 26 Middle East and Africa LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 27 Latin America LPG market estimates and forecast, 2011-2018 (Million tons) (USD Billion)

List of Tables 

TABLE 1 Global LPG market snapshot, 2012 and 2018
TABLE 2 Drivers for LPG market: Impact analysis
TABLE 3 Comparison of autogas and CNG
TABLE 4 Restraints for LPG market: Impact analysis
TABLE 5 North America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 6 North America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 7 North America LPG market, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 8 North America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 9 Europe LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 10 Europe LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 11 Europe LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 12 Europe LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 13 Asia Pacific LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 14 Asia Pacific LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 17 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 18 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 19 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 20 Middle East and Africa LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 21 Latina America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 22 Latin America LPG market, by source, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)
TABLE 23 Latin America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (Million tons)
TABLE 24 Latin America LPG market, by application, 2011-2018 (USD Billion)

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Government initiatives to promote the use of LPG as an auto fuel especially in developing regions are expected to boost the global market for LPG. In addition, increasing number of autogas vehicles owing to cost benefits offered by LPG over conventional fuels such as gasoline and diesel has been leading to increase in LPG consumption globally. Various benefits such as low cost, low carbon emission and other operational benefits are expected to push the global LPG demand. Government of the major emerging economies such as India, Thailand, Turkey, Indonesia and other countries have also been taking initiatives to promote the use of LPG in domestic applications such as cooking and space heating. 

Refineries were the major source segment of LPG with 45.5% of the total demand in 2011. LPG is mainly recovered as a byproduct of crude oil refining. In Asia Pacific major demand is derived from refineries where as in North America it is sourced from non-associated gas. Development in shale gas resources, especially in the U.S. and China, is expected boost the LPG demand from non associated gas source in the near future. 

Out of various applications, residential/commercial sector emerged as the key application segment and accounted for more than 45% of the total market in 2011. Increasing LPG demand for domestic cooking and heating is expected to drive its consumption over the forecast period. Along with being the biggest segment, residential/commercial is also expected to be the fastest growing application for LPG, followed by auto fuel application. Auto fuel segment is also expected to show substantial growth and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4%, in terms of revenue from 2012 to 2018. Reducing reliance on conventional auto fuels such as gasoline and diesel is expected to boost the demand for auto gas over the forecast period. Autogas has been gaining momentum mainly in Europe and Asia Pacific, since the number of autogas vehicles is increasing. Growth in petrochemical industries is expected to push the LPG demand in future. Petrochemical industry has been expected to continue absorbing the price sensitive demand for LPG due to its oversupply in the market. 

Asia Pacific dominated the LPG market and accounted for 35% of the global demand in 2011. Increasing consumption of LPG in automobiles coupled with government initiatives is expected to boost the LPG demand in the region. Asia Pacific is also the fastest growing market for LPG which is expected to grow at CAGR of 4.8% from 2012 to 2018. The region was followed by North America and Europe that together accounted for 38.9% of the overall market in 2011. Growing NGL development in the region is expected to boost the LPG production in North America. LPG consumption is also expected to increase in Middle East and Africa owing to growth in petrochemical sector, where it is used as a feed stock. 

The global LPG production was led by Exxon Mobil of the global demand in 2011. It is a highly fragmented market and includes number of companies with small share. Exxon Mobil was followed by Royal Dutch Shell, Sinopec and British Petroleum which together accounted for over 12% of the total market in 2011. Some of the other key players are Valero Energy, CNPC, Petroleos de Venezuela, Chevron Corporation, Phillips 66 among others.

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