Global Mazut Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (High Viscosity Oil, Oil Sand, Natural Bitumen, Other), By Application (Machinery Equipment, Aerospace Defense, Ship Industry, Other), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2022 - 2032

Industry: Energy & Power


Global Mazut Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Global Mazut Market Size was valued at USD XX Billion in 2022.
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2022 to 2032
  • The Worldwide Mazut Market is expected to reach USD XX Billion by 2032
  • Europe is expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period

Mazut Market

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The Global Mazut Market Size is expected to reach USD XX Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.


Mazut is a low-quality heavy-fuel oil used in power plants and for other related purposes. It performs well in high-pressure, high-temperature environments. Because it has a high smoke point, it is used in industrial procedures that generate smoke, large boilers and turbines. The high energy value of this product makes it ideal for use in larger boilers that produce steam. The sulphur content, which is largely affected by the source fuel, is the most essential component in grading this fuel. This substance is known as "dirty oil" for shipping purposes, and because viscosity impacts whether or not it can be stimulated shipping is restricted by further limitations. Mazut is a by-product of the evaporation of petrol and lighter components in crude oil. The demand for energy and power generation increased, it became clear that the heavier, residual fractions of crude oil, such as mazut, could be used as fuel. As a result of their high energy content, these heavier fractions were especially useful in shipping and industrial applications. Furthermore, mazut was also used to generate steam and electricity in industrial facilities. It was especially popular in areas where other, cleaner fuels were either unavailable or prohibitively expensive.


Global Mazut Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD XX Billion
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period CAGR 2022-2032 :4.9%
2032 Value Projection:USD XX Billion
Historical Data for:2018-2021
No. of Pages:211
Tables, Charts & Figures:100
Segments covered:By Type, By Application and By Region
Companies covered:: Royal Dutch/Shell Group, CNRL, Chevron, Eco petrol, Petrobras, PDVSA, Pemex, Statoil, BP, TOTAL, ExxonMobil, Sinopec, and Others.
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenges, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

Around the world, various industries, such as machinery equipment, aerospace defence, ship industry, others. Mazut is used in the shipping industry and is found in high-performance and large vessels that transport a large number of individuals and are in high demand, owing to their speed and cargo capacity. Due to its high viscosity, mazut is a heavy fuel oil used in ships and is most commonly used by cruise liners, oil tankers, and container ships. In addition, increased power plant development activities in offshore areas are driving mazut market demand. Furthermore, mazut can be a more affordable and accessible option for power generation in areas where other cleaner fuels, such as natural gas or low-sulphur diesel, are not readily available. Furthermore, the price of mazut is lower than that of cleaner fuels, making it appealing for power generation, particularly in areas where economic considerations take precedence. Mazut is used as a fuel source to create steam, which in turn generates electricity in some older or less efficient power plants, especially in areas where natural gas or coal may not be easily accessible. It is used to heat water, generate steam, and drive turbines to generate electricity. All these factors are driving the growth of the market


Restraining Factors       

It contains more impurities and sulphur, which can result in higher emissions of air pollutants, including sulphur dioxide (SO2). Power plants are being encouraged to use cleaner and more environmentally friendly fuels as environmental regulations tighten in many parts of the world. As a result, the use of mazut in power generation has decreased in favour of cleaner alternatives.


Market Segmentation


By Type Insights

The high viscosity oil segment dominates the market with the largest revenue share over the forecast period.

On the basis of type, the global mazut market is segmented into high viscosity oil, oil sand, natural bitumen, and other. Among these, the high viscosity oil segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share over the forecast period. Mazut high-viscosity oil is a viscosity that is greater than that of most other oils. This makes it harder for the oil to circulate through the engine, which can reduce fuel efficiency and increase engine wear. They are commonly found in heavy-duty applications such as construction and industrial machines.


By Application Insights

The machinery equipment segment is witnessing significant CAGR growth over the forecast period.

On the basis of application, the global mazut market is segmented into machinery equipment, aerospace defence, ship industry, others. Among these, the machinery equipment, segment is witnessing significant growth over the forecast period. The increased demand from the construction, automotive, and energy sectors can be attributed to the increase. Rising infrastructure industry growth during the projection period. Aerospace and defence witnessing significant growth over the forecast period. The mazut has been extensively used due to its qualities such as corrosion and oxidation resistance, which are inherent in most Aerospace Materials.


Regional Insights

Asia Pacific

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Asia Pacific is dominating the market with the largest market share over the forecast period. The increased demand for heavy machinery and automobiles in China, India, and Japan. The presence of various automobile manufacturers can also be attributed to the market growth. Furthermore, rising consumer investment power in emerging economies such as India, Korea, and Thailand are expected to increase energy consumption. As a result, rising demand for fuel oil in the transportation sector will contribute significantly to the global mazut market's expansion.


Europe is expected to grow the fastest during the forecast period. Historically, mazut has been widely used for power generation and heating in Russia and other former Soviet countries due to large domestic reserves. But in recent years, there has been a slow movement towards cleaner fuels. Because of the high cost of petroleum in comparison to other fuels, air pollution regulations, and the lower efficiencies of their ageing generating technology, power plants typically operate at low capacity factors. Furthermore, parts of Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and Belarus, have used mazut for power generation and heating’s of various automobile manufacturers since the low price and availability of mazut.


List of Key Market Players

  • Royal Dutch/Shell Group
  • CNRL
  • Chevron
  • Eco petrol
  • Petrobras
  • Pemex
  • Statoil
  • BP
  • ExxonMobil
  • Sinopec


Key Market Developments

  • On October 2023, ExxonMobil has announced an all-stock merger with Pioneer Natural Resources.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the global mazut market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Mazut Market, Type Analysis

  • High Viscosity Oil
  • Oil Sand
  • Natural Bitumen
  • Other


Mazut Market, Application Analysis

  • Machinery Equipment
  • Aerospace Défense
  • Ship Industry
  • Other


Mazut Market, Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Uk
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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