Refrigerant Oil Market Size (2022 - 2027)
The refrigerant oil market size at the global level is expected to grow from USD 1.5 billion in 2022 to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecasted period.
Refrigerant oils are extracted from mineral or synthetic oils. Refrigerant oils have brilliant thermal and chemical stability and are free from impurities. Refrigerant oils have an outstanding viscosity index and split stability. Refrigeration is the process of cooling a substance or an area below the atmosphere temperature.
Refrigerants play a crucial role in lubricant and lubricant technology. Refrigerant has a high influence on lifestyle, agriculture, settlement patterns, and industry. Refrigerant oil is used to grease the compressor producing cold air.
Refrigerant oil has a huge demand across the food and beverages sector. The inclination for frozen and chilled products surges the compressor's demand upraising the market. The refrigerant oil has a continuous growth for high performance and long shelf life of the products with boosting the use of air-conditioners and refrigerators.
The end-user industries are demanding increasingly and consuming refrigerant lubricants foster the market during the foretold period. The demand for frozen food and pharmaceutical industries drives the refrigerant oil market. The demand in food and pharmaceutical industries, consumer appliances, and low GWP refrigerators towers the market growth. The demand for consumer electronics is increasing with higher performance for refrigerants in automotive air conditioning systems.
The adoption of refrigerators across supermarkets, restaurants, retail stores is burgeoning.
The oscillations in the cost of raw materials used to produce refrigerant oil hindered the market.
On May 07, 2022, Johnson Controls selected Opteon XL41(R-454B) as the upcoming regeneration solution for replacing R-410A in North America. The refrigerant oil is used for ducted residential and commercial HVAC products.
The refrigerant oil market is based on the oil type, and application.
Based on the Oil Type
Synthetic oil type is dominating the largest segment throughout the foreseen period in terms of value. The demand for synthetic oil is high owes to the high performance in utmost conditions, chemical resistance, higher shear stability, and better viscosity index.
Based on the Application
Refrigerators & Freezers
Automotive AC System
The air conditioner is the largest application in the refrigerant oil market. The segment has various purposes like acting as a sealant, lubricating moving parts, and removing heat which are the primary parts of compressors.
The demand for air-conditioning is escalating in vehicles, household settings, and other commercial buildings.
Based on the End-User
Asia-Pacific dominated the refrigerant oils market in 2022. The region accounts for more than 35% of the revenue share throughout the foreseen period. In APAC, the growing urbanization with lifestyle changes fuels the refrigerant oil market.
China led the market with the growing urbanization with the booming utilization of lubricant refrigerants substituting gaseous lubricants. The APAC growth owes to the growing discretionary income of the middle-class population.
However, North America is expected to have a positive influence on the market. The market growth owes to the rising production of air-conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, and automobiles, and the growth of air-conditioners across the residential sector.
Europe is said to grow at a noteworthy rate in the upcoming years. The ongoing developments and surging research and development activities over the pharmaceutical sector are surging the demand for refrigeration systems across the laboratories.
The production of refrigerant oil in Latin America is elevating attributed to the rising production of alkylbenzene by the manufacturers to address the growing demand for high-performance lubricants is augmented to boost the market growth.
For example, Cespa enlarges linear alkylbenzene production in Brazil, in April 2017.
The Middle East and African region have a trusty growth in the refrigerant oil market. The systems play a vital role in stretching vaccines, drugs, and other suppliers. The continuous increase in the COVID-19 also created huge opportunities for the regional manufacturers owing to the mounting research and developmental activities for developing vaccines.
Key players in the global Refrigerant Oil Market
Eneos Holdings Inc. (Japan), BASF SE (Germany), Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd (Japan), ExxonMobil Corporation (U.S.), Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (Netherlands), Total Energies SE(France), China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp), Petroliam Nasional Berhad(Petronas), FUCHS Petrolub SE (Germany), Johnson Controls(Ireland) are major players operating in the market.
Chapter 1. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – Scope & Methodology
1.1. Market Segmentation
1.3. Research Methodology
1.4. Primary Sources
1.5. Secondary Sources
Chapter 2. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – Executive Summary
2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2027) ($M/$Bn)
2.2. Key Trends & Insights
2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
2.3.1. Impact during 2022 - 2027
2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand
Chapter 3. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – Competition Scenario
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Product Benchmarking
3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario
3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis
3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis
Chapter 4. Global Refrigerant Oil Market Entry Scenario
4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies
4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region
4.3 Customer Analysis
4.4. Porters Five Force Model
4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players
4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes
Chapter 5. Global Refrigerant Oil Market - Landscape
5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis
5.2. Market Drivers
5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges
5.4. Market Opportunities
Chapter 6. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – By Type
6.1. Synthetic oil
6.2. Mineral oil
Chapter 7. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – By Application
7.1. Refrigerators & Freezers
7.2. Air Conditioner
7.3. Automotive AC System
Chapter 8. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – End-User
Chapter 9. Global Refrigerant Oil Market, By Geography - Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights
9.1. North America
9.2.7. Rest of Europe
9.3. Asia Pacific
9.3.2. South Korea
9.3.5. Australia & New Zealand
9.3.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific
9.4. Rest of the World
9.4.1. Middle East
9.4.3. South America
Chapter 10. Global Refrigerant Oil Market – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)
10.1. Company 1
10.2. Company 2
10.3. Company 3
10.4. Company 4
10.5 Company 5
10.6. Company 6
10.7. Company 7
10.8. Company 8
10.9. Company 9
10.10. Company 10
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