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Petroleum Waxes Market - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2019 - 2027

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Petroleum waxes are soft colorless solids obtained from petroleum. Petroleum waxes are of three types, namely paraffin wax, microcrystalline wax, and petroleum jelly.
Petroleum Waxes Market - Size, Share, Outlook, and
Opportunity Analysis, 2019 - 2027
Petroleum waxes are soft colorless solids obtained from petroleum. Petroleum waxes are of
three types, namely paraffin wax, microcrystalline wax, and petroleum jelly. Although these
waxes are slightly translucent, addition of some chemicals can impart color to these waxes. It
is tasteless and odorless. Also, it is insoluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, and
sparingly soluble in solvents such as diethyl ether and hexane. Petroleum waxes are formed
as a byproduct when lubricating oil is sent for refining process. Purity or grade of petroleum
wax is based on the amount oil content present in the wax.
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Market Dynamics
Increasing application of petroleum waxes in industrial coatings, candles, defoaming agent,
surface finishing agents, cosmetics, plastic & rubber processing aids, pharmaceuticals, and
electrical insulations is expected to drive the demand for petroleum waxes. This in turn is
expected to fuel growth of the petroleum waxes market over the forecast period. It is also
used in lubricants, preservatives for histology (tissue) samples, friction reducers on surfaces,
and in solid-propellant for hybrid rocket-motors.
In 2015, 41.5% of the market revenue was generated by sales of candles, which is one of the
major applications of petroleum waxes. This is owing to its increasing use for aromatherapy
in spa, hotels, and other commercial buildings. However, volatile prices of crude oil and
harmful emissions are major factors that are expected to restrain the petroleum waxes market
growth.
Market Outlook
On the basis of region, the global petroleum waxes market is segmented into North America,
Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Asia Pacific holds dominant position in
the petroleum waxes market, owing to increasing demand for products such as candles,
lubricants, and cosmetics in the region. China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan,
and Thailand are the major consumers of petroleum waxes, as it has wide range of
applications in a variety of industries including automotive, chemicals, and construction.
Moreover, increasing population and rising disposable income in emerging economies such
as China and India in the region is expected to increase demand for consumer goods using
petroleum waxes. This in turn is expected to fuel growth of the petroleum waxes market over
the forecast period.
North America is another major consumer for petroleum waxes, especially in rubber latex for
automotive industry and coatings for construction and furniture industry. Due to economic
meltdown, Europe is expected to witness comparatively slower growth than other regions.
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Key Players
Some of the major players operating the global petroleum waxes market include BASF SE,
Clariant International Ltd., Evonik Industries AG, Exxon Mobil Fuels & Lubricants,
Honeywell International, Lubrizol Corp., Dow Corning, and Blended Waxes Inc. among
others.
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