Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Product Type (Plant-Based, Biodegradable Synthetic), By Application (Hydraulic Fluid, Gear Oil, Chain Oil, Metalworking Fluid, Others), By End-Users (Marine, Mining, Agriculture & Forestry, Automotive, Others), and Regional Forecast, 2024-2032
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Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market was valued at US $ 3.08 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach US $ 4.26 billion by 2032 growing at a CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period 2024 – 2032.

The impact of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic can be described as stunning and unprecedented. Demand levels in all regions have fallen short of pre-pandemic expectations.

Bio lubricants are manufactured using bio-based, biodegradable base stocks fact that is generally recognized. It is expected that rising demand for bio-based lubricants in the transportation and manufacturing sectors will continue to propel market growth throughout the forecast period. Does the ever-increasing use of bio-based lubricants depend entirely on raising people's environmental awareness and more stringent regulations How has acceptance by industry come about? In addition, the enactment of laws and government investment in R & D and product development will surely bring with them excellent opportunities for bio lubricants to enter new markets.

Bio-based lubricants are organic lubricant oils made from natural sources such as animal fats, Natural estrors (compounds), vegetable oil including sunflower rapeseed, castor and palm oil) and unique additives. Among these green parts, they are able to maintain high performance and extend the life of equipment even as they meet strict government requirements-especially related to carbon emissions. Furthermore, they release no dangerous chemicals into the environment. Moreover, bio-based lubricants are efficient because they extend the life of equipment and reduce friction, energy consumption and maintenance costs. Oil spills and vapor released during construction, mining, forestry or marine operations not only harm aquatic life but can also endanger people. In these kinds of places, bio-based lubricants are particularly popular.

The Bio-Based Lubricants Market Trend Analysis

Biodegradable lubricants will replace those based on mineral oil.

  • Using bio lubricants instead of petroleum-based oils has solved environmental problems. The use of animal fat and plant oils as a source of renewable raw materials is growing more popular. Initial chemical processes After the necessary modifications have taken place, environmental and economic considerations will then be important factors affecting use of used oils or plant fats (vegetable oil) as a lubricant foundation. Biodegradability, cost-effectiveness and preferential environmental impacts are all vast advantages which vegetable oil based lubricants share with their petroleum counterparts. Mineral oil lubricants are commonly used in application. But 50 % of the amount released comes back out because it is part and parcel of leaks, injury to other items connected with it, instability or overall failure in applications. So its quantities are immense. New lubricant undergoes various changes before it reaches the environment. The environment has been adversely affected by these losses. Air, fresh water and soil have all become contaminated. As public concern over the environmental impact of lubricants made from mineral oil has increased, so also have calls for biodegradable bio-based lubrications.

Segmentation Analysis of the Bio-Based Lubricants Market

By Type

It is expected that biodegradable synthetics will dominate the market throughout this period. Synthetic esters have been used for making lubricants since the 1950s. Currently, however, manufacturers have a strong leaning toward using synthetic esters instead of vegetable oil in bio-based lubricant production. This is to say that synthetic esters are more widely available in nature than the benefits provided by vegetable oil. But for applications involving frequent lubricant changes (hydraulic fluid, engine oil and stern tube-thruster), synthetic esters are favored. Many firms (such as TotalEnergies, Fuchs and Condat) also produce lubricants made of synthetic esters.

BY APPLICATION

In terms of market segmentation, the hydraulic fluid section is that which most directly competes with traditional oil. Because bio-based hydraulic fluid is also suitable for use in agriculture & forest equipment and the mining industry, this market segment looks set to grow.

BY END-USER

The marine sector accounted for the largest slice of pie in 2021's bio-based lubricants industry. However, over the whole forecast period, it is expected that the automotive industry will remain atop of the bio-based lubricants market. Faced with growing legislative demands and the desire to limit what happened in last year's oil disaster from happening again, bio-based lubricants have gradually become more popular on vessels. This is an excellent example of a marine industry that's been regulated. For marine vessels, aside from the vessel grant permit designed to stimulate a demand for biodegradable lubricants and lower carbon emissions in ship equipment operation, there are also IMO 2021 several principal regulations.

Regional Analysis of the Bio-Based Lubricants Market

As automotive and related industries enjoy continued growth, the global bio-based lubricants market is also expanding in response to changing consumer values toward reducing carbon footprints. In addition to individual regions, the bio-based lubricants business is also being encouraged by government regulations requiring that consumers be provided with environmentally and ecologically responsible products. The biggest influence was on the European market for bio-based lubricants, and then North America.

The North American bio-based lubricant industry has developed rapidly in recent years. With its massive gross domestic product, the United States is a key country to this region. The United States, with its excellent transportation network and strict controls on emissions from combustion engines, is today a prime bio-based lubricant production center that has attracted multinational companies to set up there.

Bio-Based lubricant market is expected to achieve the highest CAGR in Asia -Pacific over the forecast period. The region's leaders are Malaysia, Indonesia and China. As governments impose ever more stringent carbon-emissions reduction demands, demand arising from these regions--including the automotive and transportation industries, mining operations and manufacturing machinery varyingly affecting all sectors of industry -- is booming. For example, among APAC countries Indonesia and Malaysia have abundant palm oil while India is by far the largest producer of castor oil and third in rapeseed. Consequently, lubricant producers are devoting more attention to developing their production facilities in Asia where the raw materials can be readily produced and labor is cheap. Also, foreign investment and expansive manufacturing output (the result of the policy-friendly climate), as well as a burgeoning middle class with higher living standards spread throughout APAC all have an effect on the foundation for consumption.

Top Key Players

  • Castrol
  • FUCHS
  • Renewable lubricants
  • TotalEnergies
  • Addinol
  • Cortec Corporation
  • Condat
  • DuBois Chemicals
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing
  • Haynes Lubricants
  • Kluber Lubrication
  • Lubriplate Lubricants Company
  • Metalube
  • Panolin AG
  • Repsol
  • Vickers Oil

Key Industry Developments in the Bio-Based Lubricants Market  Market

  • In 2019, Metalube introduced biodegradable environmentally friendly lubricants which can protect and grease steel wire ropes and umbilical cables in marine environments. Its lubricant product combines high-performance additives and biodegradable resources that are nontoxic to aquatic organisms.
  • In March 2020, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) launched new biodegradable lubricants for engine oils made out of pure plant oil into the UAE market.
  • In 2021, Exxon Mobil and BioAccelergy signed a joint venture contract for the manufacture of lubricants made from seed oil and vegetable oil. This joint venture would not only help Exxon Mobil to improve technologically, but make it more sustainable.

Report Components Details
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2021-2029
Quantitative Units Revenue in US $
Segments Covered By Product Type: Plant-Based, Biodegradable Synthetic By Application: Hydraulic Fluid, Gear Oil, Chain Oil, Metalworking Fluid, Others By End-Users: Marine, Mining, Agriculture & Forestry, Automotive, Others
Countries Covered U.S. and Canada in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the APAC, Others include Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered Castrol, FUCHS, Renewable lubricants, TotalEnergies, Addinol, Cortec Corporation, Condat, DuBois Chemicals, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing, Haynes Lubricants, Kluber Lubrication, Lubriplate Lubricants Company, Metalube, Panolin AG, Repsol, Vickers Oil

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Of Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market
    1. Overview of the Market
    2. Scope of Report
    3. Assumptions
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Research Methodology
    1. Data Mining
    2. Validation
    3. Primary Interviews
    4. List of Data Sources
  4. Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market Outlook
    1. Overview
    2. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
    3. Porters Five Force Model
      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      2. Threat of New Entrants
      3. Threat of Substitutes
      4. Competitive Rivalry
      5. Bargaining Power among Buyers
    4. Value Chain Analysis
  5. Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market, By Product Types
    1. Overview
    2. Plant-Based
    3. Biodegradable Synthetic
  6. Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market, By Application
    1. Overview
    2. Hydraulic Fluid
    3. Gear Oil
    4. Chain Oil
    5. Metalworking Fluid
    6. Others
  7. Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market, By End Users
    1. Overview
    2. Marine
    3. Mining
    4. Agriculture & Forestry
    5. Automotive
    6. Others
  8. Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market, By Region
    1. North America
      1. U.S.
      2. Canada
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. U.K.
      3. France
      4. Rest of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. Japan
      3. India
      4. South Korea
      5. Singapore
      6. Malaysia
      7. Australia
      8. Thailand
      9. Indonesia
      10. Philippines
      11. Rest of Asia Pacific
    4. Others
      1. Saudi Arabia
      2. U.A.E.
      3. South Africa
      4. Egypt
      5. Israel
      6. Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA)
      7. Brazil
      8. Argentina
      9. Mexico
      10. Rest of South America
  9. Company Profiles
    1. Castrol
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    2. FUCHS
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    3. Renewable lubricants
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    4. TotalEnergies
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    5. Addinol
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    6. Cortec Corporation
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    7. Condat
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    8. DuBois Chemicals
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    9. Exxon Mobil Corporation
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    10. Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    11. Haynes Lubricants
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    12. Kluber Lubrication
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    13. Lubriplate Lubricants Company
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    14. Metalube
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    15. Panolin AG
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    16. Repsol
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    17. Vickers Oil
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News

Global Bio-Based Lubricants Market Segmentation

Bio-Based Lubricants by Product Type: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • Plant-Based
  • Biodegradable Synthetic

Bio-Based Lubricants by Application: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • Hydraulic Fluid
  • Gear Oil
  • Chain Oil
  • Metalworking Fluid
  • Others

Bio-Based Lubricants by End-Users: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • Marine
  • Mining
  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Automotive
  • Others

Bio-Based Lubricants by Geography: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • North America (USA, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Rest of South America)
  • Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

Major Players:

  • Castrol
  • FUCHS
  • Renewable lubricants
  • TotalEnergies
  • Addinol
  • Cortec Corporation
  • Condat
  • DuBois Chemicals
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing
  • Haynes Lubricants
  • Kluber Lubrication
  • Lubriplate Lubricants Company
  • Metalube
  • Panolin AG
  • Repsol
  • Vickers Oil

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