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Lubricating Oil Additives

Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Contents


Executive summary8
Summary9
Abbreviations13
Overview of the lubricating oil additive industry14
North America14
Industry structure14
Company profiles17
Afton Chemical Corporation17
Chevron Oronite Company LLC17
The Lubrizol Corporation18
Operating characteristics18
Research and development18
Manufacturing19
Marketing20
Cost structure and profitability21
G overnment regulations22
Trends and opportunities23
Critical factors for success24
Central and South America25
Western Europe25
Industry structure25
Company profiles26
BASF26
BRB International BV27
ENI27
Evonik Oil Additives27
Infineum28
LANXESS28
G overnment regulations29
Developmental phase29
Marketing30
Utilization30
Disposal and recycling32
Trends and opportunities33
Critical factors for success34
Japan35
Industry structure35
Company profiles36
Afton Chemical Japan Corporation36
Chevron Japan Ltd.37
Infineum Japan Ltd.37
Lubrizol Japan Limited37
Operating characteristics38
Research and development38
Manufacturing38
Marketing39
Cost structure and profitability39
G overnment regulations39
Trends and opportunities40
Critical factors for success42
China43
Industry structure43
Company profiles45
Jinzhou Kangtai Lubricant Additives Co., Ltd.45
Lanzhou Lanlian Additive Co., Ltd.46
Lubrizol Zhuhai Company47
Tianhe Chemicals Co., Ltd.47
Wuxi South Petroleum Additive Co., Ltd.48
Other48
Operating characteristics49
Research and development49
Manufacturing51
Marketing51
Government regulations52
Trends and opportunities53
Other Asia54
Lubricating oil additive markets56
Products and functions56
Introduction56
Viscosity index improvers59
Dispersants61
Detergents63
Extreme-pressure/antiwear agents65
Antioxidants/inhibitors66
Other specialty products67
North America68
Consumption and markets68
Historical background68
Consumption by functional type69
Dispersants70
Detergents71
Inhibitor/antiwear agents71
Other71
Viscosity index improvers71
Consumption by end-use application72
Additive content of lubricants73
Market participants75
Prices77
Future trends and strategic issues77
Central and South America78
Consumption and markets78
Market participants80
Prices81
Future trends and strategic issues82
Western Europe82
Consumption and markets82
Consumption by functional type83
Dispersants84
Detergents84
Antiwear agents84
Antioxidants84
Other84
Viscosity index improvers85
Consumption by end-use application86
Engine oils86
Gear oils89
Automatic transmission fluids90
Metalworking fluids90
Hydraulic fluids91
Water-mixed fluids91
Additive content of lubricants92
Market participants92
Prices95
Future trends and strategic issues95
Central and Eastern Europe96
Consumption and markets96
Market participants97
Future trends and strategic issues97
Middle East and Africa98
Japan98
Consumption and markets98
Market participants 100
Prices 101
Future trends and strategic issues 102
China 103
Consumption and markets 103
Dispersants 106
Detergents 106
Inhibitors/antiwear agents 107
Other 107
Viscosity index improvers 107
Market participants 108
Prices 111
Future trends and strategic issues 113
Other Asia 114
Overview of the lubricating oil industry 117
Base oil 117
Capacity 117
Supply 117
Demand 118
Trade balance 118
Finished lubricants 118
Supply 118
Demand 120
Lubricant formulation trends and base oil impacts 122
Industry structure 123
North America 123
Producers and products 123
Consumption 123
Growth forecast 125
South America 125
Producers and products 126
Consumption 127
Growth forecast 128
W estern Europe 129
Producers and products 129
Production 132
Consumption 132
Growth forecast 134
Central and Eastern Europe 134
Industry structure 134
Producers and products 134
Production 135
Consumption 136
Growth forecast 136
Middle East 136
Producers and products 136
Consumption 138
Growth forecast 138
Africa 138
Producers and products 138
Consumption 139
Growth forecast 140
Japan 140
Producers and products 140
Supply/demand 142
Growth forecast 142
China 143
Industry structure 143
Producers and products 143
Base oil 143
Finished lubricants 145
Supply/demand 146
Base oil 146
Finished lubricants 147
Growth forecast 148
Other Asia 149
Producers and products 149
Supply/demand 150
Revisions 155
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