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Hydraulic fracturing market by resource & well type – global trends & forecasts up till 2017

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  • 1. Hydraulic Fracturing Market by Resource & Well Type – GlobalTrends & Forecasts up till 2017Hydraulic fracturing is the propagation of fractures through layers of rock using pressurizedfracturing fluid. This technique is primarily used in the extraction of resources from lowpermeability reservoirs – such as shale gas, tight gas, CBM, and unconventional liquids – whichare difficult to recover through regular drilling procedures. Hydraulic fracturing services areprovided by oilfield service companies (such as Halliburton) to oil and gas companies (such asShell). Hydraulic fracturing was first used in 1947, since then scores of wells have beenfractured.This report estimates the hydraulic fracturing market in terms of volume and value. The volumeof this market is estimated in terms of million hydraulic horse power (million hhp) and value interms of $million. This has been broken down into component regions and further split intocountries.The hydraulic fracturing market is mainly concentrated in North America, where many leadingoil field service companies – Schlumberger (U.S.), Halliburton (U.S.), Baker Hughes (U.S.), andother medium and small players – operate. While the North American hydraulic fracturingmarket is reaching maturity, the Rest of the World’s (ROW) market is still in its infancy.Australia, China, and Poland are expected to lead the ROW hydraulic fracturing market. Apartfrom the regions mentioned above, other areas are not expected to show a very significantmoment in the forecast period of the report i.e. 2012 to 2017. Hydraulic fracturing will provebeneficial for the developing countries such as India, China, and Brazil. As the energy demand inthese countries is increasing, fulfilling this demand domestically will enhance their economicgrowth.Hydraulic Fracturing is facing a lot of public opposition due to potential environmental hazardscaused by fracturing. Water usage, water contamination, and seismic activity are the mostimportant concerns related to hydraulic fracturing. Because of these environmental concerns, thegrowth of hydraulic fracturing market in the Rest of the World market is somewhat lessened. Infact, some companies have even banned the use of hydraulic fracturing. This presents anopportunity to oilfield service companies to use ‘waterless’ hydraulic fracturing or foamfracturing.Foam fracturing has advantageous properties such as high viscosity and low liquid content;foams find application in many petroleum industry processes. This alternative utilizes less waterthan traditional fracturing and could help companies in addressing public concern over theenvironmental effects of fracturing. As a process, fracturing takes up a large percentage of thetotal water required in well drilling, at roughly 89%. This presents a good opportunity for playersto capitalize on.
  • 2. We have used various secondary sources such as encyclopedia, directories, and databases toidentify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of global hydraulicfracturing market. The primary sources – experts from industry and suppliers have beeninterviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects ofhydraulic fracturing market.We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and otherstrategic industry activities. These include: Baker Hughes (U.S.), Calfrac Well Services (U.S.),Cudd Energy services (U.S.), FTS International (U.S.), Superior Well Services (U.S.),Halliburton (U.S.), Schlumberger (U.S.), Tacrom Services SRL (Romania), Trican Well ServicesLimited (U.S), United Oilfield Services (U.S.), and Weatherford International Inc. (U.S.).Scope of the report:The report breaks the Hydraulic Fracturing Market into the following three segments:On the basis of Geography: The report is divided into 6 main geographies: North America(U.S. and Canada), South America (Argentina and Brazil), Europe (Poland, U.K., and Russia),Africa (Libya), Asia (China and Middle East), and Australia.On the basis of Resource type: The North American hydraulic fracturing market is furthersegmented into conventional and unconventional.On the basis of Well type: The North American hydraulic fracturing market has also beensegmented into horizontal and vertical wells.Buy your copy of this report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/184843-hydraulic-fracturing-market-by-resource-well-type-global-trends-forecasts-up-till-2017.htmlReport Details:Published: August 2012No. of Pages: 195Price: Single User License: US$ 4650 Corporate User License: US$ 7150Table of contents1 INTRODUCTION1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION
  • 3. 1.3 MARKETS COVERED1.4 STAKEHOLDERS1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY1.5.1 MARKET SIZE1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM PRIMARY1.5.4 KEY ASSUMPTIONS2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY3 MARKET OVERVIEW 3.1 INTRODUCTION TO WELL STIMULATION3.2 TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW3.2.1 TYPES OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING3.2.1.1 Perf-and-plug3.2.1.2 Sliding sleeve3.2.1.3 Comparison of Perf-and-Plug and Sliding Sleeve Systems3.3 BURNING ISSUES3.3.1 NORTH AMERICAN NATURAL GAS SUPPLY GLUT AND DEPRESSED PRICES3.3.2 FLUCTUATING PRICES AND VARIABLE SUPPLY OF GUAR GUM3.4 WINNING IMPERATIVES3.5 GLOBAL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING MARKET3.6 MARKET DYNAMICS3.6.1 DRIVERS3.6.1.1 Increases production rate and adds to recoverable reserves3.6.1.2 Energy strategy shift through gas, a ‘transitional fuel’3.6.1.3 Energy security offered by domestic supply of natural gas3.6.2 RESTRAINTS3.6.2.1 Water availability and contamination concerns3.6.2.2 Public opposition to hydraulic fracturing3.6.2.2.1 Concerns about seismic activity3.6.3 OPPORTUNITIES3.6.3.1 ‘Waterless’ fracturing – foams3.7 IMPACT OF MARKET DYNAMICS3.8 COST ANALYSIS3.9 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS3.9.1 SUPPLIERS3.9.2 UPSTREAM – OILFIELD SERVICE COMPANIES3.9.3 MIDSTREAM3.9.4 DOWNSTREAM3.10 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS3.10.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS3.10.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
  • 4. 3.10.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS3.10.4 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS3.10.5 COMPETITIVE RIVALRY WITHIN AN INDUSTRY3.11 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS3.12 PATENT ANALYSIS4 GLOBAL OIL & GAS RESERVES & PRODUCTION4.1 INTRODUCTION4.2 GLOBAL OIL & GAS RESERVES4.2.1 GLOBAL OIL RESERVES4.2.1.1 North America4.2.1.2 South America4.2.1.3 Europe4.2.1.4 Middle East4.2.1.5 Africa4.2.1.6 APAC4.2.2 GLOBAL GAS RESERVES4.2.2.1 North America4.2.2.2 South America4.2.2.3 Europe4.2.2.4 Middle East4.2.2.5 Africa4.2.2.6 APAC4.3 GLOBAL OIL & GAS PRODUCTION4.3.1 GLOBAL OIL PRODUCTION4.3.1.1 North America4.3.1.2 South America4.3.1.3 Europe4.3.1.4 Middle East4.3.1.5 Africa4.3.1.6 APAC4.3.2 GLOBAL GAS PRODUCTION4.3.2.1 North America4.3.2.2 South America4.3.2.3 Europe4.3.2.4 Middle East4.3.2.5 Africa4.3.2.6 APAC5 NORTH AMERICA: HYDRAULIC FRACTURING5.1 INTRODUCTION5.2 REGULATIONS5.2.1 FEDERAL
  • 5. 5.2.2 CONGRESS5.2.3 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY5.2.4 BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT5.2.5 STATE RULES5.3 NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION5.4 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING BY COUNTRY5.5 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING BY RESOURCE TYPE5.6 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING BY WELL TYPE5.7 REVENUE TRENDContact: sales@reportsandreports.com for further details.

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