Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018

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Published : Jul-2014
No. of Pages : 65

Report Description

Shale oil is an unconventional type of oil produced from oil shale formations. It is also known as kerogen oil or oil shale oil . The extraction of shale oil is an industrial process that is generally undertaken above ground by mining in oil shale field and then the output is treated in a facility to obtain the desired product. Heating or fracturing is also used to extract shale oil when the source shale field is beneath the earth’s crust.

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Shale Oil market in the US will grow at a CAGR of 13.3 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

The Shale Oil market in the US can be divided into four segments based on end-user into the Transportation sector, Industrial sector, Power Generation sector, and Others.

TechNavio’s report, the Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the key states for shale oil production in the US, namely, Texas, North Dakota, and Kansas; it also covers the Shale Oil market in the US landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key States

  • Texas
  • North Dakota
  • Kansas

Key Vendors

  • Devon Energy Corp.
  • EOG Resources Inc.
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Hess Corp.
  • Marathon Oil Corp.
  • SM Energy Co.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • American Shale Oil
  • Chevron Corp.
  • ConocoPhillips Co.
  • Continental Resources Inc.
  • Murphy Oil Corp.
  • Noble Energy Inc.
  • Shale Technologies LLC
  • Viru Keemia Group
  • Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Key Market Driver

  • Depletion of Conventional Oil Reserves
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Market Challenge

  • Capital-intensive Nature of Shale Oil Projects
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Market Trend

  • Rapid Technological Advancements
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings

04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.1.1 Market Size and Forecast by High Production scenario
06.1.2 Market Size and Forecast by Moderate production scenario
06.1.3 Market Size and Forecast by Low Production scenario
06.2 Five Forces Analysis

07. Market Segmentation by End-users
07.1 Shale Oil Market in the US by End-users Segmentation 2013
07.2 Shale Oil Market in the US by End-user Segmentation 2018
07.3 Shale Oil Market in the US in the Transportation Sector
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.4 Shale Oil Market in the US by Industrial Sector
07.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.5 Shale Oil Market in the US by Power Generation Sector
07.5.1 Market Size and Forecast

08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Shale Oil Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2013
08.2 Shale Oil Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2018
08.3 Shale Oil Market in Texas
08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.4 Shale Oil Market in North Dakota
08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.5 Shale Oil Market in Kansas
08.5.1 Market Size and Forecast

09. Key Leading States
09.1 Texas
09.2 North Dakota
09.3 Kansas

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Competitive Scenario
17.1.1 Key News
17.1.2 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.2 Other Prominent Vendors

18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Devon Energy Corp.
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Key Information
18.1.3 SWOT Analysis
18.2 EOG Resources Inc.
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Business Segmentation
18.2.3 Key Information
18.2.4 SWOT Analysis
18.3 Hess Corp.
18.3.1 Business Overview
18.3.2 Business Segmentation
18.3.3 Key Information
18.3.4 SWOT Analysis
18.4 ExxonMobil Corp.
18.4.1 Business Overview
18.4.2 Business Segmentation
18.4.3 Key Information
18.4.4 SWOT Analysis
18.5 Marathon Oil Corp.
18.5.1 Business Overview
18.5.2 Business Segmentation
18.5.3 Revenue by Geographical Segmentation
18.5.4 Key Information
18.5.5 SWOT Analysis
18.6 Royal Dutch Shell plc
18.6.1 Business Overview
18.6.2 Business Segmentation
18.6.3 Revenue by Business Segment
18.6.4 Revenue by Geographical Segmentation
18.6.5 Key Information
18.6.6 SWOT Analysis
18.7 SM Energy Co.
18.7.1 Business Overview
18.7.2 Key Information
18.7.3 SWOT Analysis

19. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Shale oil Recovery Process Diagram
Exhibit 3: Shale Oil Market in the US by High Production 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 4: Shale Oil Market in the US by Production 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 5: Shale Oil Market in the US by Production 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 6: Shale Oil Market in the US by End-user Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 7: Shale Oil Market in the US by End-user Segmentation 2018
Exhibit 8: Shale Oil Market in the US 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 9: Shale Oil Market in the US 2013-2018
Exhibit 10: Shale Oil Market in the US in the Transportation Sector 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 11: Shale Oil Market in the US in the Industrial Sector 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 12: Shale Oil Market in the US in the Power Generation Sector 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 13: Shale Oil Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 14: Shale Oil Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2018
Exhibit 15: Shale Oil Market in the US 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 16: Shale Oil Market in the US 2013-2018
Exhibit 17: Shale Oil Market in Texas 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 18: Shale Oil Market in North Dakota 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 19: Shale Oil Market in Kansas 2013-2018 (million tonnes)
Exhibit 20: WTI Price Trend 2008-2012 (US$/bbl)
Exhibit 21: Business Segmentation of EOG Resources Inc.
Exhibit 22: Business Segmentation of Hess Corp.
Exhibit 23: Business Segmentation of ExxonMobil Corp.
Exhibit 24: Business Segmentation of Marathon Oil Corp.
Exhibit 25: Revenue by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 26: Business Segmentation of Royal Dutch Shell plc
Exhibit 27: Revenue of Royal Dutch Shell plc by Business Segment
Exhibit 28: Revenue of Royal Dutch Shell plc by Geographical Segmentation

Press Release

TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018

TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Shale Oil Market in the US: Devon Energy Corp., EOG Resources Inc., ExxonMobil Corp., Hess Corp., Marathon Oil Corp., SM Energy Co., American Shale Oil, Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips Co., ContinentalResources Inc., Murphy Oil Corp., Noble Energy Inc., Shale Technologies LLC, Viru Keemia Group , Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “Tremendous advances in technology have led to an increase in the extraction of shale oil from oil reserves in the US. These advances include unlocking the potential of unconventional oil, managing produced water, development and determination of oil, well log interpretation, and development of well simulation models. Vendors are increasing their R&D investment to reduce the time and cost of horizontal drilling. Advanced technology has increased the yield of shale oil, and reduced risks involved significantly ”

According to the report, the growth of the Shale Oil market in the US is driven by several factors. One of the main drivers is the depletion of conventional oil reserves in the country. Because of the depletion of oil reserves, focus has shifted to unconventional oil resources, such as shale oil, to reduce dependency on conventional oil resources.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is the capital-intensive nature of shale oil projects. Shale oil extraction requires technical expertise and use of advanced technologies. This increases the overall cost of these projects. Increasing environmental concerns also pose a challenge to market growth.

The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Filed in: Energy & Power, Oil & Gas
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited
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