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

The Middle East Automotive Lubricants Market is segmented by Vehicle Type ( Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycles, Passenger Vehicles ) , by Product Type ( Engine Oils, Greases, Hydraulic Fluids, Transmission & Gear Oils ) 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 Lubricants Market stood at 1.45 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 Middle East has a large active passenger vehicle parc. As a result, lubricant consumption in this sector accounts for the largest share of the overall lubricant market.
  • Fastest Segment by Vehicle Type - Motorcycles : Since 2020, there has been an upsurge in used motorcycle demand in Middle East countries such as Iran, which in turn is likely to drive motorcycle lubricant 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 : Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey was the only country in the Middle East to see positive sales figures due to the government's push to support the automotive industry.

Scope of the Report

By Vehicle Type
Commercial Vehicles
Motorcycles
Passenger Vehicles
By Product Type
Engine Oils
Greases
Hydraulic Fluids
Transmission & Gear Oils
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

  • In the Middle East region, passenger vehicles (PV) segment accounted for almost 67% share in the total number of on-road vehicles during 2020, followed by motorcycles and commercial vehicles with 18.49% and 14.45% shares, respectively.
  • The passenger vehicles segment accounted for the highest share of 59.85% in the total automotive lubricant volume consumption in 2020, followed by the commercial vehicles segment with a share of 34.22%. During the same year, travel restrictions to curb COVID-19 significantly affected the usage of these vehicles and their lubricant consumption.
  • During 2021-2026, motorcycles lubricants segment is expected to witness the highest CAGR growth at a CAGR of 3.63%. The recovery of passenger vehicle sales combined with the easing down of COVID-19 related travel restrictions are likely to be the key factors driving this trend.

Largest Country : Iran

  • In the Middle Eastern automotive lubricant market, consumption is the highest in Iran, followed by Saudi Arabia and Turkey. In 2020, Iran accounted for about 36.5% of the total automotive lubricant consumption in the region, whereas Saudi Arabia and Turkey accounted for shares of around 27.15% and 14.03%, respectively.
  • In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic significantly affected automotive lubricant consumption in many countries in the region. The UAE was the most affected with a 12.47% drop during 2019-2020, whereas Turkey was the least affected with a 6.38% drop in its automotive lubricant consumption.
  • During 2021-2026, Turkey is likely to be the fastest-growing lubricant market as the consumption is likely to grow, recording a CAGR of 6.29%, followed by the UAE and Qatar, which are expected to record a CAGR of 3.01% and 2.89%, respectively.

Competitive Landscape

The Middle East Automotive Lubricants 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 TotalEnergies (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 Type

      1. 4.2.1 Engine Oils

      2. 4.2.2 Greases

      3. 4.2.3 Hydraulic Fluids

      4. 4.2.4 Transmission & Gear Oils

    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 ADNOC

      2. 5.3.2 Behran Oil Company

      3. 5.3.3 BP PLC (Castrol)

      4. 5.3.4 ExxonMobil Corporation

      5. 5.3.5 FUCHS

      6. 5.3.6 Iranol Oil Company

      7. 5.3.7 Petrol Ofisi

      8. 5.3.8 Petromin Corporation

      9. 5.3.9 Royal Dutch Shell PLC

      10. 5.3.10 Sepahan Oil Company

      11. 5.3.11 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 LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2015-2026

    Figure 6:  

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

    Figure 7:  

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

    Figure 8:  

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

    Figure 9:  

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

    Figure 10:  

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

    Figure 11:  

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

    Figure 12:  

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

    Figure 13:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2015-2026

    Figure 14:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2020

    Figure 15:  

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

    Figure 16:  

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

    Figure 17:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, GREASES, 2015-2026

    Figure 18:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, GREASES, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2020

    Figure 19:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, 2015-2026

    Figure 20:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2020

    Figure 21:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, VOLUME IN LITERS, TRANSMISSION & GEAR OILS, 2015-2026

    Figure 22:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, TRANSMISSION & GEAR OILS, VOLUME SHARE (%), BY VEHICLE TYPE, 2020

    Figure 23:  

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

    Figure 24:  

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

    Figure 25:  

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

    Figure 26:  

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

    Figure 27:  

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

    Figure 28:  

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

    Figure 29:  

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

    Figure 30:  

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

    Figure 31:  

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

    Figure 32:  

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

    Figure 33:  

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

    Figure 34:  

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

    Figure 35:  

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

    Figure 36:  

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

    Figure 37:  

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

    Figure 38:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS MARKET, MOST ADOPTED STRATEGIES, 2018 - 2021

    Figure 39:  

    MIDDLE EAST AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS 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

Mordor Intelligence follows a four-step methodology in all our reports.

  • 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.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Middle East Automotive Lubricants Market stood at 1.45 billion liters in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of NaN% to reach NaN liters in 2027.

The Middle East has a large active passenger vehicle parc. As a result, lubricant consumption in this sector accounts for the largest share of the overall lubricant market.

Since 2020, there has been an upsurge in used motorcycle demand in Middle East countries such as Iran, which in turn is likely to drive motorcycle lubricant 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.

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

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