Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market - SIZE, SHARE, COVID-19 IMPACT & FORECASTS UP TO 2027

The Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market is segmented by Vehicle Type ( Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycles, Passenger Vehicles ) , by Product Grade and by Country ( Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE )

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Market Snapshot

https://s3.mordorlabs.com/study%20period/1629296433432_test~study_period_study_period.svg Study Period: 2015 - 2027
https://s3.mordorlabs.com/base%20year/1629296433432_test~base_year_base_year.svg Base Year: 2021
https://s3.mordorlabs.com/passenger_vehicles/1629285650768_test~passenger_vehicles_passenger_vehicles.svg Largest Share by Vehicle Type: Passenger Vehicles
https://s3.mordorlabs.com/globe/1629285706162_test~globe_globe.svg Largest Share by Country: Iran
https://s3.mordorlabs.com/cagr/1629296433433_test~cagr_cagr.svg CAGR: NaN %

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Market Overview

The Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market stood at 1.26 billion liters in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of NaN% to reach NaN liters in 2027.

  • Largest Segment by Vehicle Type - Passenger Vehicles : The growing number of passenger vehicles on the road, improving travel rates, and short service intervals are the factors driving passenger vehicle engine oil consumption.
  • Fastest Segment by Vehicle Type - Motorcycles : Following the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been upsurge in used motorcycle demand in Middle East countries such as Iran, which may drive motorcycle engine oil consumption.
  • Largest Country Market - Iran : The high lubricant consumption in Iran can be attributed to the country's vehicle fleet and the increasing average age of vehicles that require significant lubricant usage.
  • Fastest Growing Country Market - UAE : Turkey was the only country in the Middle East to see positive sales figures, despite the COVID-19 outbreak, due to the government's push to improve the automotive industry.

Scope of the Report

By Vehicle Type
Commercial Vehicles
Motorcycles
Passenger Vehicles
By Country
Iran
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
UAE
Rest of Middle East

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Key Market Trends

Largest Segment By Vehicle Type : Passenger Vehicles

  • Engine oils are the most used automotive lubricants among all the product types. During 2015-2019, the automotive engine oil consumption in the Middle East region increased at a CAGR of 2%. In 2020, engine oils accounted for around 88% of the total automotive lubricant consumption volume in the region.
  • In 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak resulted in a huge decline in the usage of the existing Middle East vehicle fleet due to fall in business activities. As a result, engine oil consumption in the region decreased suddenly during 2019-2020.
  • Along with the expected recovery in sales and production of automobiles, an increase in the penetration of electric vehicles is expected to have a slight impact on engine oil consumption. Considering these factors, the engine oil consumption is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.95% during 2021-2026.

Largest Country : Iran

  • During 2015-2019, automotive engine oil consumption in the Middle Eastern region increased at a CAGR of over 2%. During this period, Iran was the leading consumer of automotive engine oils in the region and accounted for around 38% of the total engine oil consumption of the region in 2020.
  • The travel restrictions imposed after the COVID-19 outbreak restricted engine oil consumption across the region in 2020. The UAE was the most affected country as it witnessed a 12.78% drop in consumption during 2019-2020, followed by Qatar, which witnessed an 8.16% drop.
  • Turkey is likely to be the fastest growing engine oil market as engine oil consumption is likely to record a CAGR of 6.08%, followed by the UAE and Qatar, which are expected to record a CAGR of 2.96% and 2.54%, respectively, during 2021-2026. The expected recovery in automotive sales and production from 2021 is likely to drive this growth.

Competitive Landscape

The Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 45.53%. The major players in this market are Behran Oil Company, BP PLC (Castrol), Petromin Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Sepahan Oil Company (sorted alphabetically).

Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players are sorted alphabetically

Recent Developments

  • January 2022: Effective April 1, ExxonMobil Corporation was organized along three business lines – ExxonMobil Upstream Company, ExxonMobil Product Solutions and ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions.
  • September 2021: Total Turkey Pazarlama and Nissan Turkey signed a new arrangement under which Nissan Turkey will deliver Nissan Genuine Engine Oils to its Turkish clients for the next three years. Nissan Genuine Engine Oils are created with the help of TotalEnergies' lubricant expertise.
  • July 2021: Taajeer Group and APSCO agreed to work together on a long-term strategic relationship to deliver engine oil change services for MG automobiles at "Mobil Service" locations across the Kingdom.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Executive Summary & Key Findings

  2. 2. Introduction

    1. 2.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 2.2 Scope of the Study​

    3. 2.3 Research Methodology

  3. 3. Key Industry Trends

    1. 3.1 Automotive Industry Trends

    2. 3.2 Regulatory Framework

    3. 3.3 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis

  4. 4. Market Segmentation

    1. 4.1 By Vehicle Type

      1. 4.1.1 Commercial Vehicles

      2. 4.1.2 Motorcycles

      3. 4.1.3 Passenger Vehicles

    2. 4.2 By Product Grade

    3. 4.3 By Country

      1. 4.3.1 Iran

      2. 4.3.2 Qatar

      3. 4.3.3 Saudi Arabia

      4. 4.3.4 Turkey

      5. 4.3.5 UAE

      6. 4.3.6 Rest of Middle East

  5. 5. Competitive Landscape

    1. 5.1 Key Strategic Moves

    2. 5.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 5.3 Company Profiles

      1. 5.3.1 Behran Oil Company

      2. 5.3.2 BP PLC (Castrol)

      3. 5.3.3 ExxonMobil Corporation

      4. 5.3.4 FUCHS

      5. 5.3.5 Iranol Oil Company

      6. 5.3.6 Petrol Ofisi

      7. 5.3.7 Petromin Corporation

      8. 5.3.8 Royal Dutch Shell Plc

      9. 5.3.9 Sepahan Oil Company

      10. 5.3.10 TotalEnergies

  6. 6. Appendix

    1. 6.1 Appendix-1 References

    2. 6.2 Appendix-2 List of Tables & Figures

  7. 7. Key Strategic Questions for Lubricants CEOs

List of Tables & Figures

    Figure 1:  

    VEHICLE POPULATION, NUMBER OF UNITS, MIDDLE EAST, 2015 - 2026

    Figure 2:  

    COMMERCIAL VEHICLES POPULATION, NUMBER OF UNITS, MIDDLE EAST, 2015 - 2026

    Figure 3:  

    MOTORCYCLES POPULATION, NUMBER OF UNITS, MIDDLE EAST, 2015 - 2026

    Figure 4:  

    PASSENGER VEHICLES POPULATION, NUMBER OF UNITS, MIDDLE EAST, 2015 - 2026

    Figure 5:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2015-2026

    Figure 6:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2020

    Figure 7:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, 2015-2026

    Figure 8:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 9:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, MOTORCYCLES, 2015-2026

    Figure 10:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, MOTORCYCLES, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 11:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, 2015-2026

    Figure 12:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, PASSENGER VEHICLES, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 13:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT GRADE, 2020

    Figure 14:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2026

    Figure 15:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY COUNTRY, 2020

    Figure 16:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, IRAN, 2015-2026

    Figure 17:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, IRAN, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 18:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, QATAR, 2015-2026

    Figure 19:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, QATAR, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 20:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, SAUDI ARABIA, 2015-2026

    Figure 21:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, SAUDI ARABIA, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 22:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, TURKEY, 2015-2026

    Figure 23:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, TURKEY, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 24:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, UAE, 2015-2026

    Figure 25:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, UAE, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 26:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, REST OF MIDDLE EAST, 2015-2026

    Figure 27:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, REST OF MIDDLE EAST, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 28:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, MOST ACTIVE COMPANIES, BY NUMBER OF STRATEGIC MOVES, 2018 - 2021

    Figure 29:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET, MOST ADOPTED STRATEGIES, 2018 - 2021

    Figure 30:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE OILS MARKET SHARE(%), BY MAJOR PLAYERS, 2020

Market Definition

  • Vehicle Types - Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles and Motorcycles are the vehicle types considered under the automotive lubricants market.
  • Product Types - For the purpose of this study, lubricant products such as engine oils, transmission oils, greases and hydraulic fluids are taken into consideration.
  • Service Refill - Service refill is the primary factor considered while accounting the lubricant consumption for each of the vehicle segments, under the study.
  • Factory Fill - First lubricant fill-ups for newly produced vehicles are considered.

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Research Methodology

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  • Step-1: Identify Key Variables: The quantifiable key variables (industry and extraneous) pertaining to the specific product segment and country are selected from a group of relevant variables & factors based on desk research & literature review; along with primary expert inputs. These variables are further confirmed through regression modeling (wherever required).
  • Step-2: Build a Market Model: In order to build a robust forecasting methodology, the variables and factors identified in Step-1 are tested against available historical market numbers. Through an iterative process, the variables required for market forecast are set and the model is built on the basis of these variables.
  • Step-3: Validate and Finalize: In this important step, all market numbers, variables and analyst calls are validated through an extensive network of primary research experts from the market studied. The respondents are selected across levels and functions to generate a holistic picture of the market studied.
  • Step-4: Research Outputs: Syndicated Reports, Custom Consulting Assignments, Databases & Subscription Platforms

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market market is studied from 2015 - 2027.

The Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market stood at 1.26 billion liters in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of NaN% to reach NaN liters in 2027.

The growing number of passenger vehicles on the road, improving travel rates, and short service intervals are the factors driving passenger vehicle engine oil consumption.

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been upsurge in used motorcycle demand in Middle East countries such as Iran, which may drive motorcycle engine oil consumption.

The high lubricant consumption in Iran can be attributed to the country's vehicle fleet and the increasing average age of vehicles that require significant lubricant usage.

Turkey was the only country in the Middle East to see positive sales figures, despite the COVID-19 outbreak, due to the government's push to improve the automotive industry.

Behran Oil Company,BP PLC (Castrol),Petromin Corporation,Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Sepahan Oil Company. are the major companies operating in Middle East Automotive Engine Oils Market.