Alpha Olefin Market Size Worth $8.91 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 7.40%

Alpha Olefin Market Size Worth $8.91 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 7.40%

The global Alpha Olefin Market size is expected to reach USD 8.91 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Alpha Olefin Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (1-Butene, 1-Hexene, 1-Octene, 1-Decene, 1-Dodecene, and Other Products); By Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

High-density and low-density polyethylene are produced using alpha olefins. The alpha olefin industry is expanding due to the growing need for polyethylene in the packaging sector. Alpha olefin market expansion is also being driven by an increase in the usage of alpha-olefin in the formulation of drilling fluids for the oil and gas sectors. Surfactants are also made using alpha olefins, which may help the industry expand.

Many industry players are spending money on the R&D of clever and original methods. These strategies include introducing new products, mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, partnerships, and technological renovation. In order to boost capital and operational efficiency for manufacturing on-purpose linear alpha olefins, such as butene-1 and hexene-1, for use in creating polyethylene resins utilizing the UNIPOL PE method, Axens and Univation Technologies engaged in an agreement.

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Despite being often used as a substitute for heavy metals and fibers in end-use industries, polyethylene's inability to degrade and its harmful environmental effects are serious issues. Alpha olefin demand declines due to government restrictions on polyethylene use, which restrains market expansion. For instance, California-approved SB270 forbids plastic bags in pharmacies, grocery stores, and other retail establishments. Furthermore, the United Nations Environmental Programme reports that Tanzania has banned the importing, manufacturing, selling, and use of plastic bags (UNEP). The strict regulations intended to decrease the usage of polyethylene have stymied the expansion of alpha olefins.

Alpha Olefin Market Report Highlights

  • 1-Hexene segment dominates the market. 1-Hexene is primarily used as a comonomer in the production of polyethylene. Another significant 1-hexene is the production of linear aldehyde by hydroformylation of heptanoic acid, a short-chain fatty acid.
  • The polyethylene subsegment led the worldwide alpha olefin market share. Polyethylene, often known as polythene or polyethylene, is one of the most commonly used polymers in the world. Packaging typically uses synthetic polymers; polyethylene is frequently found in bags, plastic bottles, films, and containers.
  • North America led the global alpha olefins market. Chemicals for the oil fields are made from alpha olefins. Oil field chemicals are used more frequently due to the rising demand for more superficial oil and gas separation and extraction.
  • The global key market players include Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, Evonik Industries AG, Exxon Mobil Corporation, INEOS, Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd, Qatar Chemical Company Ltd, LANXESS, and SABIC.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the Alpha Olefin market report based on product, application, and region:

Alpha Olefin, Product Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • 1-Butene
  • 1-Hexene
  • 1-Octene
  • 1-Decene
  • 1-Dodecene
  • Other Products

 Alpha Olefin, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Polyethylene
  • Detergent Alcohol
  • Synthetic Lubricant
  • Other Applications

Alpha Olefin, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa