Obtained during distillation process of petroleum to attain gasoline, white mineral oil is specifically colorless, having neutral taste and odor, comprising thoroughly refined mineral oils such as saturated aliphatic and alicyclic nonpolar hydrocarbons which are extremely water resistant. Owing to its characteristic unique features, white mineral oil has witnessed multifold applications across a diaspora of industrial end-user segments such as cosmetics.
With conscious consumers preferring superlative personal care products to achieve flawless aesthetic appeal, adoption of mineral oil across several personal care products and cosmetics is a growing trend, ensuring holistic growth in white mineral oil market in forthcoming years. Massive investments in personal care industry, backed by stark client preferences is an additional growth propellant. Of-late cosmetic and personal care market stalwarts are also diversifying offerings for male grooming industry. Hence, operators in white mineral oil market are likely to introduce steadfast growth potential in global white mineral oil market in forthcoming years.
Besides the male grooming sector, besides an ever-growing cosmetic industry for the fairer sex, advances in baby care products such as creams, lotions, and several ointments are key adopters of white mineral oil, a prerequisite to maintain optimum moisture content amongst baby care products. Besides the personal care and beauty industry, the food industry is yet another end-use segment bustling with exploitable opportunities. Besides cosmetics and personal care industry, white mineral oil is also widely used in pharmaceutical industry to develop anti-allergic products, targeting several patient needs. Additionally with rampant advances in infrastructure development projects, worldwide, white mineral oil is used extensively in dye, lubricant, and grease industries.
With escalated demands in energy developments, oil rich countries are expanding their investments directed towards larger energy requirements. Companies are investing significantly in procuring new petroleum fields across international borders. China based Sinopec, PetroChina and CNOOC are poised to invest massively new drilling ventures to target greater production, manifesting immensely towards white mineral oil production.