1 INTRODUCTION 16
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 16
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 16
TABLE 1 MARKET SEGMENTATION DEFINITION, BY TYPE 16
TABLE 2 MARKET SEGMENTATION DEFINITION, BY APPLICATION 17
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 17
FIGURE 1 PROPPANTS MARKET SEGMENTATION 17
1.3.1 REGIONS COVERED 18
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 18
1.3.3 INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS 18
1.4 CURRENCY 19
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 19
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 19
1.7 SUMMARY OF CHANGES 19
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 20
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 20
FIGURE 2 PROPPANTS MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 20
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 21
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 21
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 22
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 22
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 23
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 23
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 24
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BASED ON PROPPANTS DEMAND IN US (2018) 24
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BASED ON FRAC SAND DEMAND IN US (2019) 25
FIGURE 5 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BASED ON THE SHARES OF PROPPANTS TYPES IN NORTH AMERICA - 2019 25
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 26
FIGURE 6 PROPPANTS MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 26
2.3.1 ASSUMPTIONS 27
2.3.2 LIMITATIONS 27
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 28
FIGURE 7 FRAC SAND SEGMENT HELD THE LARGEST SHARE, IN TERMS OF VOLUME,
IN 2019 29
FIGURE 8 APAC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING PROPPANTS MARKET 29
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 30
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN PROPPANTS MARKET 30
FIGURE 9 EMERGING ECONOMIES TO OFFER MARKET GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES 30
4.2 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY AND TYPE 30
FIGURE 10 FRAC SAND SEGMENT AND US ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARES 30
4.3 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY TYPE 31
FIGURE 11 FRAC SAND TO DOMINATE THE OVERALL PROPPANTS MARKET, 2020-2025 31
4.4 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 31
FIGURE 12 SHALE GAS TO DOMINATE THE OVERALL PROPPANTS MARKET, 2020-2025 31
4.5 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 32
FIGURE 13 INDIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR PROPPANTS,
IN TERMS OF VOLUME 32
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 33
5.1 INTRODUCTION 33
5.1.1 COMPARISON OF PROPPANTS TYPES: BY SHAPE, STRENGTH,
AND CONDUCTIVITY 33
FIGURE 14 CERAMIC PROPPANTS IS THE SUPERIOR TYPE OF PROPPANTS 33
TABLE 3 COMPARISON OF PROPPANTS TYPES, BY SHAPE, STRENGTH,
AND CONDUCTIVITY 34
5.2 PROPPANTS SELECTION 34
FIGURE 15 PROPPANTS SELECTION CRITERIA 34
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 35
FIGURE 16 EXPANSION OF MATURED WELLS AND OIL PRICE ABOVE 80 USD/
BBL WILL DRIVE DEMAND OF CERAMIC AND RESIN-COATED PROPPANTS 35
5.3.1 DRIVERS 35
5.3.1.1 Improvements in fracturing technology and new drilling techniques 35
5.3.1.2 Increasing proppants consumption per well 36
5.3.1.3 Innovation in proppants technologies driving the demand in well drilling 36
5.3.1.4 Growing natural gas demand to ensure energy security 37
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 37
5.3.2.1 High cost of ceramic proppants making them the least preferred proppants when oil prices crash 37
5.3.2.2 Price fluctuations in the oil & gas sector impacting demand for proppants 37
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 38
5.3.3.1 Increasing exploration of unconventional oil and gas reserves 38
5.3.3.2 Incorporation of disruptive technologies such as IoT, microchips, sensors, and AI in proppants 38
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 38
5.3.4.1 Water availability and contamination concerns 38
5.3.4.2 High transportation cost 39
5.4 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES 39
FIGURE 17 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS OF PROPPANTS MARKET 39
5.4.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 40
5.4.2 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 40
5.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 40
5.4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 41
5.4.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 41
5.5 COVID-19 IMPACT ON PROPPANTS MARKET 41
FIGURE 18 PRE- & POST-COVID-19 ANALYSIS OF PROPPANTS DEMAND 42
5.6 PROPPANTS TRADE ANALYSIS 42
FIGURE 19 PROPPANTS TRADE FLOW MAP 43
5.7 PROPPANTS ECOSYSTEM 43
FIGURE 20 PROPPANTS ECOSYSTEM 43
5.8 TECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS 44
5.8.1 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TECHNOLOGY 44
5.8.2 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUIDS 44
5.8.3 SMART MICROCHIP PROPPANTS TECHNOLOGY 44
5.8.4 AQUABOND - WATER REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY 44
5.9 YC, YCC SHIFT 45
FIGURE 21 ENERGY TRANSITION FROM OIL TO GAS AND ENERGY SECURITY WILL BRING CHANGE IN FUTURE REVENUE MIX 45
TABLE 4 LIST OF PLAYERS IN YC AND YCC WITH SHIFT 45
TABLE 5 KEY PROPPANTS MANUFACTURERS BY REGION 47
5.10 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 48
FIGURE 22 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 48
5.11 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE ANALYSIS 49
FIGURE 23 FORECAST FACTORS OF PROPPANTS PRICE ANALYSIS TILL 2025 49
FIGURE 24 PROPPANTS PRICE FORECAST FOR NORTH AMERICA 50
FIGURE 25 PROPPANTS PRICE FORECAST FOR EUROPE 50
FIGURE 26 PROPPANTS PRICE FORECAST FOR APAC 51
FIGURE 27 PROPPANTS PRICE FORECAST FOR MENA 51
FIGURE 28 PROPPANTS PRICE FORECAST FOR REST OF WORLD 52
5.12 CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 52
5.12.1 NEW POLYMERIC PROPPANT INCREASES LIQUID PRODUCTION OF RUSSIAN OIL AND GAS COMPANY 52
5.12.2 FRAC SAND-CERAMIC PROPPANT ACHIEVED 34% HIGHER PRODUCTION THAN FRAC SAND ONLY COMPLETED WELLS 53
TABLE 6 WELL PARAMETERS AND RESULT 53
5.13 MACROECONOMIC FACTORS 53
5.13.1 AVERAGE CRUDE OIL PRICES 53
FIGURE 29 AVERAGE CRUDE OIL PRICES 53
5.13.2 NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION 54
FIGURE 30 WORLD NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION, BY REGION 54
5.13.3 PESTEL ANALYSIS 55
TABLE 7 PESTEL ANALYSIS OF TOP 4 ATTRACTIVE PROPPANTS MARKETS 55
5.14 PATENT ANALYSIS 59
5.14.1 METHODOLOGY 59
5.14.2 DOCUMENT TYPE 59
FIGURE 31 GRANTED PATENT HOLDS LARGEST SHARE OF TOTAL PATENT COUNT IN LAST 11 YEARS 59
FIGURE 32 PUBLICATION TRENDS - LAST 11 YEARS 60
5.14.3 INSIGHT 60
FIGURE 33 JURISDICTION ANALYSIS - TOP JURISDICTION BY DOCUMENT COUNT 60
5.14.4 TOP 10 COMPANIES 61
FIGURE 34 TOP 10 COMPANIES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF PATENTS 61
TABLE 8 LIST OF PATENTS BY HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES INC. 62
TABLE 9 LIST OF PATENTS BY OREN TECHNOLOGIES LLC 62
TABLE 10 LIST OF PATENTS BY CARBO CERAMICS INC. 63
TABLE 11 LIST OF PATENTS BY SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY B.V. 63
TABLE 12 LIST OF PATENTS BY BASF SE 64
TABLE 13 TOP 20 PATENT OWNERS (US) IN LAST 10 YEARS 64
5.14.5 ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT PROPPANTS (ULWP) 65
TABLE 14 FEW LISTED PATENTS ON ULWP 65
5.15 FORECASTING FACTORS IMPACTING GROWTH 66
5.16 REGULATORY LANDSCAPE 67
5.16.1 US 67
5.16.1.1 Regulatory elements for shale gas production 67
5.16.1.2 Heterogeneity in shale gas regulation 68
5.16.2 ALGERIA 68
5.16.2.1 New hydrocarbon law 69
5.16.3 AUSTRALIA 69
5.16.3.1 Onshore regulation 69
5.16.3.2 Offshore regulation 69
5.16.4 MEXICO 69
5.16.5 CHINA 70
5.16.6 BRAZIL 70
5.16.7 INDIA 70
6 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY TYPE 71
6.1 INTRODUCTION 72
FIGURE 35 CERAMIC PROPPANTS ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE IN 2019
(BY VALUE) 72
TABLE 15 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 16 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 73
6.2 FRAC SAND 73
TABLE 17 FRAC SAND PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 18 FRAC SAND PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 74
6.3 RESIN-COATED PROPPANT 74
TABLE 19 PROPERTIES OF RESINS USED TO COAT PROPPANTS 74
TABLE 20 RESIN-COATED PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 21 RESIN-COATED PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 75
6.4 CERAMIC PROPPANT 75
TABLE 22 CERAMIC PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 23 CERAMIC PROPPANT MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 76
6.4.1 HIGH STRENGTH CERAMIC PROPPANT 76
6.4.2 INTERMEDIATE STRENGTH CERAMIC PROPPANT 76
6.4.3 LIGHTWEIGHT CERAMIC PROPPANT 76
6.4.4 OTHER 76
TABLE 24 CERAMIC PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 25 CERAMIC PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 77
7 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 78
7.1 INTRODUCTION 79
FIGURE 36 SHALE GAS ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARE IN 2019 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 26 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 27 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 80
7.2 SHALE GAS 80
TABLE 28 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN SHALE GAS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 29 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN SHALE GAS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 81
7.3 TIGHT GAS 81
TABLE 30 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN TIGHT GAS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 31 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN TIGHT GAS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 81
7.4 COALBED METHANE 82
TABLE 32 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN COALBED METHANE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 33 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN COALBED METHANE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 82
7.5 OTHERS 83
TABLE 34 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 35 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 83
8 PROPPANTS MARKET, BY REGION 84
8.1 INTRODUCTION 85
FIGURE 37 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT: RAPIDLY GROWING MARKETS ARE EMERGING AS NEW HOTSPOTS 85
TABLE 36 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 37 PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 86
8.2 NORTH AMERICA 87
FIGURE 38 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SNAPSHOT 87
TABLE 38 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 39 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 88
TABLE 40 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 41 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 88
TABLE 42 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 43 NORTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 89
8.2.1 US 89
TABLE 44 US: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 45 US: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 90
8.2.2 CANADA 90
TABLE 46 CANADA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 47 CANADA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 91
8.2.3 MEXICO 91
TABLE 48 MEXICO: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 49 MEXICO: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 92
8.3 APAC 92
FIGURE 39 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SNAPSHOT 93
TABLE 50 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 51 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 94
TABLE 52 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 53 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025(MILLION TON) 94
TABLE 54 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 55 APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025(MILLION TON) 95
8.3.1 CHINA 95
TABLE 56 CHINA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 57 CHINA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 96
8.3.2 INDIA 96
TABLE 58 INDIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 59 INDIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 97
8.3.3 AUSTRALIA 97
TABLE 60 AUSTRALIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 61 AUSTRALIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025(MILLION TON) 98
8.3.4 INDONESIA 98
TABLE 62 INDONESIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 63 INDONESIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 99
8.3.5 MALAYSIA 99
TABLE 64 MALAYSIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 65 MALAYSIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 100
8.3.6 REST OF APAC 100
TABLE 66 REST OF APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 67 REST OF APAC: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025(MILLION TON) 101
8.4 EUROPE 101
TABLE 68 EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 69 EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 101
TABLE 70 EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 71 EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 102
8.4.1 RUSSIA 102
TABLE 72 RUSSIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 73 RUSSIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 103
8.4.2 POLAND 103
TABLE 74 POLAND: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 75 POLAND: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 104
8.4.3 REST OF EUROPE 104
TABLE 76 REST OF EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 77 REST OF EUROPE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 104
8.5 MENA 105
TABLE 78 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 79 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 105
TABLE 80 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 81 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 106
TABLE 82 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 83 MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 106
8.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 107
TABLE 84 SAUDI ARABIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 85 SAUDI ARABIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 107
8.5.2 KUWAIT 107
TABLE 86 KUWAIT: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 87 KUWAIT: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 108
8.5.3 UAE 108
TABLE 88 UAE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 89 UAE: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 109
8.5.4 OTHER GCC COUNTRIES 109
TABLE 90 OTHER GCC COUNTRIES: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 91 OTHER GCC COUNTRIES: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 110
8.5.5 ALGERIA 110
TABLE 92 ALGERIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 93 ALGERIA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 111
8.5.6 REST OF MENA 111
TABLE 94 REST OF MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 95 REST OF MENA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 111
8.6 REST OF THE WORLD 112
TABLE 96 REST OF THE WORLD: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 97 REST OF THE WORLD: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 112
TABLE 98 REST OF THE WORLD: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 99 REST OF THE WORLD: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 113
8.6.1 SOUTH AFRICAN REGION 113
TABLE 100 SOUTH AFRICAN REGION: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 101 SOUTH AFRICAN REGION: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 114
8.6.2 SOUTH AMERICA 114
TABLE 102 SOUTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 103 SOUTH AMERICA: PROPPANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE,
2018-2025 (MILLION TON) 115
9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 116
9.1 OVERVIEW 116
FIGURE 40 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSION AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2017 AND 2020 116
9.2 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 117
9.2.1 EXPANSION 117
TABLE 104 EXPANSION, 2017-2020 117
9.2.2 MERGER & ACQUISITION 117
TABLE 105 MERGER & ACQUISITION, 2017-2020 117
9.2.3 DIVESTMENT 118
TABLE 106 DIVESTMENT, 2017-2020 118
9.3 MARKET STRUCTURE 118
9.4 COMPANY EVALUATION QUADRANT DEFINITION 118
9.4.1 STAR 118
9.4.2 EMERGING LEADER 118
9.4.3 PERVASIVE 118
9.4.4 PARTICIPANT 118
FIGURE 41 COMPANY EVALUATION QUADRANT, 2019 119
9.5 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 119
FIGURE 42 MARKET SHARE OF KEY PLAYERS, 2019 (BY VALUE) 119
FIGURE 43 MARKET COMPETITIVE IMPERATIVES 120
9.6 KEY PLAYER STRATEGIES 121
9.7 REVENUE ANALYSIS OF TOP PLAYERS 122
TABLE 107 REVENUE ANALYSIS OF KEY PLAYERS 122
9.8 MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK 122
FIGURE 44 MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK: MARKET EXPANSION AND CONSOLIDATION BETWEEN 2018 AND 2020 122
9.9 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIOS OF TOP PLAYERS 123
FIGURE 45 TOP FRAC SAND PRODUCERS HAVE WEAKER CERAMIC PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 123
10 COMPANY PROFILES 124
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View)*
10.1 CARBO CERAMICS INC. 124
FIGURE 46 CARBO CERAMICS INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 124
10.2 U.S. SILICA HOLDINGS, INC. 127
FIGURE 47 U.S. SILICA HOLDINGS, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 127
TABLE 108 REVENUE OF OIL & GAS PROPPANTS BUSINESS UNIT DECLINED BY 62% DUE TO COVID-19 IMPACT 128
10.3 MINERAÇÃO CURIMBABA 130
10.4 COVIA 131
FIGURE 48 COVIA: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 131
10.5 HI-CRUSH INC. 133
TABLE 109 LIST OF PRODUCTION FACILITIES WITH THEIR ANNUAL PRODUCTION CAPACITIES 133
FIGURE 49 HI-CRUSH INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 133
TABLE 110 REVENUE OF FRAC SAND FOR HI-CRUSH INC. DECLINED BY 50% TILL JUNE 2020 134
10.6 XINMI WANLI INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD. 136
10.7 EMERGE ENERGY SERVICES LP 137
FIGURE 50 EMERGE ENERGY SERVICES LP: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 137
10.8 ATLAS SAND COMPANY, LLC. 138
10.9 JOINT STOCK COMPANY BOROVICHI REFRACTORIES PLANT 139
10.10 HEXION 140
FIGURE 51 HEXION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 140
10.11 SUN SPECIALTY PRODUCTS 142
10.12 ASHAPURA GROUP OF INDUSTRIES 143
FIGURE 52 ASHAPURA GROUP OF INDUSTRIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 143
10.13 BADGER MINING CORPORATION (BMC) 144
10.14 ADWAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES COMPANY (ACIC) 145
10.15 HENAN TIANXIANG NEW MATERIALS CO., LTD 146
10.16 CHANGQING PROPPANT 147
10.17 BAKER HUGHES 148
10.18 FULTON TEC GROUP 149
10.19 FORES LLC 150
10.20 WELL PRO LLC 151
*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments & MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
10.21 OTHER COMPANIES 152
10.21.1 PREFERRED SAND LLC 152
10.21.2 RAINBOW CERAMICS 152
10.21.3 CHINA CERAMIC PROPPANT 152
10.21.4 NIKA PETROTECH LLC 152
10.21.5 DELMON CORPORATION LTD. 152
11 APPENDIX 153
11.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 153
11.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 156
11.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 158
11.4 RELATED REPORTS 158
11.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 159