PDC Drill Bits Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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PDC Drill Bits Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : March, 2020 | Energy & Mining | PPT format

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Global PDC Drill Bits Market: Overview

The global polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) drill bits market is envisaged to achieve growth as oil and gas activities see a rise across the world. Over a span of recent years, there has been a drastic change observed in PDC bit technology. This could be due to improved knowledge about how drilling vibrations impact productivity. In fact, in the first place, drilling vibrations have been researched in great detail so that manufacturers could make necessary changes in their PDC drill bit design to increase productivity. This could also help manufacturers to design bits that resist high impact forces causing damage to the structure during the cutting procedure.

There are certain factors considered before designing and using PDC drill bits – operating conditions and practices, bit classification, bit economics, bit hydraulics, PDC bit configurations, PDC bit profile, and PDC bit design principles. Proper understanding of these factors could help manufacturers as well as end users to make the best use of PDC drill bits.

Global PDC Drill Bits Market: Trends and Opportunities

Two types of PDC drill bits are expected to showcase their prominence in the global market. However, one of them could slightly gain larger demand in the near term. Matrix body PDC drill bits are foreseen to step ahead of steel body PDC drill bits in terms of market share. End users could be chiefly attracted to different advantages that set matrix body apart from other types of PDC drill bits. For instance, end users could use matrix body PDC drill bits to drill formations ranging from medium-hard to hard. Moreover, they are said to hold out against impact loads.

PDC cutters are available in various sizes in the world PDC drill bits market, i.e. above 24 mm, 15-24 mm, 9-14 mm, and below 9 mm. However, the market is predicted to witness a stronger share secured by PDC cutters sized 15-24 mm as they exhibit a higher rate of penetration (ROP).

Global PDC Drill Bits Market: Market Potential

Schlumberger and Subsea 7’s intent to enter into a joint venture could be a classic example of merger and acquisition considered as a go-to strategy in the world PDC drill bits market. Announced in February 2018, the venture is expected to add to the execution, design, and front end engineering of integrated projects. This could be for increasing total production, improving customer efficiency, and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) all through the course of the asset lifecycle.

Global PDC Drill Bits Market: Regional Outlook

The international PDC drill bits market is prophesied to find North America taking the driver’s seat as it attains massive growth in the foreseeable future. The U.S. in particular could mainly contribute to North America with its faster-growing and larger country-wise market. Oil and gas activities and latest developments observed in the industry are projected to set the tone for significant growth in the region. These developments are not only taken notice of in the U.S. but also Canada and Mexico. The regional market is also forecasted to take advantage of the rise in shale gas production and exploration in North America.

Global PDC Drill Bits Market: Competitive Landscape

In order to accelerate the process of designing PDC drill bits, manufacturers are envisioned to use 3D modeling design tools such as computer-aided design (CAD). Furthermore, for reducing erosion in the body of PDC drill bits and optimizing hydraulics, they could use computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Use of advanced tools helps manufacturers to produce new designs in a shorter period of time. Leading players, viz. Halliburton, BHGE, and Schlumberger are making their presence known in the international PDC drill bits market.

Global PDC Drill Bits Market by Type

  • Matrix Body
  • Steel Body

Global PDC Drill Bits Market by PDC Cutter

  • Below 9 mm
  • 9-14 mm
  • 15-24 mm
  • Above 24 mm

Global PDC Drill Bits Market by Number of Blades

  • 6-10
  • Less than 6
  • Above 10

Global PDC Drill Bits Market by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Thailand
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Europe
    • Russia
    • U.K.
    • Norway
    • Rest of Europe
  • South America
    • Argentina
    • Venezuela
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East
    • Oman
    • Saudi Arabia
    • U.A.E.
    • Iran
    • Rest of Middle East
  • Africa
    • Egypt
    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of Africa

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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