Additive Manufacturing Opportunities In Oil & Gas Markets 2016: A Ten-year Forecast

Report # SMP-AM-OG-0616
Published June 13, 2016

SmarTech Publishing believes that the Oil and Gas Industry will be the next big adopter of additive manufacturing technologies as evidenced by the increasing use of AM in this industry for the past twelve months. In this new report we explore and identify the major opportunities for AM over the next decade, based on the dynamics on the specific dynamics of the global oil and gas market.

We believe that this report is the only comprehensive study that provides a complete understanding of the important advantages that AM can bring to firms in the Oil and Gas Industry.  Among the reasons to purchase this report are the following.  This report includes:

  • Examples of what some firms are already achieving from deploying AM in the Oil and Gas Industry.  The reader of this report will also gain a better understanding of how AM will make a transition to Oil and Gas Industry use and how the Industry will use AM especially for printed metal components and increasing opportunities for large print volumes
  • Guidance on how AM firms can help message their products for the Oil and Gas industry and how to get the Industry behind AM
  • Ten-year forecasts of the revenues that can be expected from this interesting sector.  These projections cover all relevant technologies, materials, and estimations of printed part volumes
  • A comprehensive analysis of the oil and gas industry and its current operating structure specifically as it relates to adoption of various AM technologies, software, and services.  The report shows how challenges in the field are matched with potential opportunities for printed parts, models, and tooling
  • Analysis based on SmarTech Publishing proprietary staged AM adoption model for the Oil and Gas industry, designed to gauge current and future use of AM
  • Data that will provide improved understanding of what is truly capable with AM in the Oil and Gas Industry, as well as a detailed exploration of potential areas of application in order to jump-start internal research and development activities within the Industry.

This report details the most comprehensive collection of areas of exploration for AM in specific oil and gas equipment, systems, and sectors from upstream to midstream and beyond

GE is already printing a variety of metal components for use in its oil and gas operations, while oilfield services companies such as Halliburton are actively exploring the use cases for both rapid prototyping as well as field production of parts.  Advocates of AM at these companies believe that AM has the potential to radically alter the cost structure of oil exploration and drilling operations.

Given the importance that these major players in the Oil and Gas Industry are placing on AM, SmarTech Publishing believes that it is time for marketing and business development executives at 3DP/AM hardware and materials firms to examine the new revenue streams that oil and gas applications could mean for their companies.  This report will help them meet this objective.

The report is also meant to be read by professionals in Oil and Gas Industry to help them better understand the opportunities that AM can bring to the Industry.  SmarTech Publishing also believes that this report will be invaluable reading to firms that actively involve in investment in either the Oil and Gas Industry, or AM or both.

Although currently behind the curve as compared to similar industries in terms of AM adoption, the potential for explosive growth of AM in the Oil and Gas Industry is now building rapidly thanks to the challenges that the Industry faces due to exploding costs, plunging energy prices, and long delays for project development.

And this report shows where the money will be made and lost as the Oil and Gas Industry rise to meet these challenges.

PAGE COUNT FOR THIS REPORT: 100

Chapter One: Understanding Opportunities for Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology in the Oil and Gas Industry 
1.1 Oil and Gas Industry Dynamics and Their Influence On Adoption of AM
1.1.1 Relevant Adopting Sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry
1.1.2 Subsea Operations and Considerations for AM
1.1.3 Will Low Oil Prices Smother or Drive Adoption of AM?
1.1.4 Adoption Model for AM in O&G
1.2 Understanding AM Opportunities in Oil and Gas Through Adoption Patterns in Other Industries
1.2.1 Aerospace End-Use Component Manufacturing in Turbomachinery
1.2.2 Lessons to be Applied from Medical and Dental Industries Use of 3D Scanning and Modeling
1.2.3 Oil and Gas Industry Could Take Cues from Automotive Industry with Widespread Printing of Sand Molds and Cores
1.3 Extracting Value from Additive Manufacturing in Oil and Gas Operations
1.3.1 Supply Chain Flexibility and On-Demand Manufacturing in Oil and Gas Operations: Reality or Pipe Dream?
1.4 3D Printing Services and the Future of AM in Oil and Gas
1.5 Current Industry Activity and Future Adoption Timelines
1.5.1 Future Opportunity Sizing and Adoption Timelines
Chapter Two: Analyzing Current and Potential Additive Manufacturing Applications for the Oil and Gas Industry
2.1 Examining and Applying the Additive Manufacturing Applications Spectrum to the Oil and Gas Industry
2.1.1 Use of Prototyping and Technical Modeling and Its Role in Advancing Acceptance of Additive Manufacturing in Oil and Gas
2.1.2 Indirect Manufacturing Through 3D Printed Tooling Provides Quickly Attainable Benefits
2.2 End-Use Printing Applications in Exploration and Upstream Markets
2.2.1 Drill Bits and Drill Components
2.2.2 Sensors and Associated Housings in Oil and Gas Components
2.2.3 Combustion Systems and Turbomachinery
2.2.4 Valve Fittings and Pump Components
2.3 Midstream and Refinery Applications of Additive Manufacturing Technology
2.3.1 Heat Exchangers in Natural Gas Compression Systems
2.3.2 Components for Gas Processing and Refinery Operations
2.3.3 Catalytic Reactors and Components
2.4 Creative Tertiary and Downstream Applications of Additive Manufacturing Technology in the Oil and Gas Industry
2.5 Leading Innovators and Potential Market Leader Profiles for AM in Oil and Gas
2.5.1 GE Oil and Gas
2.5.2 Halliburton
2.5.3 Siemens
2.5.4 Royal Dutch Shell
2.5.5 Maersk Oil
2.5.6 3M
2.6 Oil and Gas Part Volume Projections
2.7 Key Points from This Chapter
Chapter Three: Analysis of Potential for Additive Manufacturing Technologies and Materials in the Oil and Gas Industry 
3.1 Metal Additive Manufacturing Technologies and Materials
3.1.1 Metal Powder Bed Fusion Technology
3.1.2 Directed Energy Deposition Technology
3.1.3 Metal Binder Jetting
3.1.4 Hybrid Metal Additive Manufacturing Solutions Have Stronger Value Play in Oil and Gas
3.2 Polymer, Ceramic, and Sand-Based Additive Manufacturing Technologies and Materials
3.2.1 Technologies for Rapid Prototyping
3.2.2 Technologies for Other Applications
3.3 Material Development to Enable Additive Manufacturing in Oil and Gas
3.4 The Role of Software Tools in Additive Manufacturing for Oil and Gas
3.4.1 Development of Oil and Gas AM Software Solutions
3.5 Key Points from This Chapter
Chapter Four: Ten-Year Market Forecasts 
4.1 Forecast Methodology
4.2 Overall Oil and Gas Market Forecast Data
4.3 Oil and Gas AM Hardware Market Data
4.4 Oil and Gas AM Materials Market Data
4.5 Oil and Gas AM Services and Software Market Data
About SmarTech Markets Publishing
About the Analyst
Acronyms and Abbreviations Used In this Report 

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1-1:  Markets for AM Equipment in the Oil and Gas Industry
Exhibit 1-2: The Innovation/Investment Dichotomy for Additive Manufacturing in Oil and Gas
Exhibit 1-3: SmarTech Additive Manufacturing Adoption Model for Oil and Gas Markets
Exhibit 1-4: Oil and Gas Leaders on the SmarTech AM Adoption Model
Exhibit 1-5: Adapting Success from Leading Adopters of AM
Exhibit 1-6: Using AM to Address Oil and Gas’ Biggest Challenges
Exhibit 1-7: Print Outsourcing Projections for the Oil and Gas Industry, by Part Category, 2015-2019
Exhibit 1-8:  Current Adoption of AM Technology in the Oil and Gas Sector
Exhibit 1-9: Total Projected Additive Manufacturing Revenues in Oil and Gas, by Segment, 2015-2025
Exhibit 2-1: Total Projected Part Volume, by Material Category, 2015-2025
Exhibit 2-2: Comparison of Total 3D Printed Part Volumes, by Industry, 2015-2025 (thousands of parts)
Exhibit 2-3: Projected Metal AM Part Volume in Oil and Gas, by Application Group, 2015-2025
Exhibit 2-4: Projected Polymer AM Part Volume in Oil and Gas, by Application Group, 2015-2025
Exhibit 3-1: Laser Metal Powder Bed Fusion System Parameters
Exhibit 3-2: Electron-Based Powder Bed Fusion System Parameters
Exhibit 3-3: Powder-Based Directed Energy Deposition System Parameters
Exhibit 3-4: Key Identified Metal AM Material Development Initiatives by Print Technology
Exhibit 4-1: Total Projected AM Revenue Opportunities, by Category, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-2: Projected Regional AM Revenue Opportunities (All Categories), by Region, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-3: Projected Annual Growth Rates, by Opportunity, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-4: Total Projected AM Hardware Revenue Opportunities, by Technology, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-5: Total Projected AM Hardware Unit Shipments, by Technology, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-6: Total Projected AM Hardware Install Base, by Category,  2015-2025
Exhibit 4-7: Total Projected AM Material Shipments, by Category, 2015-2025 (thousands of kilograms)
Exhibit 4-8: Total Projected AM Material Revenues, by Category, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-9: Total Projected Metal AM Material Shipments, by Material Type, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-10: Total Projected 3D Printing and AM Services Revenue,  2015-2025
Exhibit 4-11: Total Projected 3D Printing and AM Services Revenue, by Geography, 2015-2025
Exhibit 4-12: Total Projected AM Software Revenues in Oil and Gas, 2015-2025


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