Türkiye Lubricants Market Outlook to 2028

Driven by Increasing Automotive Sales along with Manufacturing & Construction Activities


Author(s):Deepakshi Chaudhary

Product Code:KR1438

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About the Report

About the Report

Market Overview:

Türkiye’s lubricants market is experiencing steady growth, driven primarily by industrial activities, automotive sector developments, and increasing demand for lubricants in various applications. The market size is increasing which reflects the growing demand for lubricants across different industries. Türkiye has a significant automotive manufacturing industry, with several major manufacturers producing vehicles for domestic consumption and export. The automotive sector is a key driver of lubricant demand in Türkiye as lubricants are essential for vehicle maintenance and operation.

Türkiye lubricants Market Revenue

Lubricants are used in various industries like manufacturing, construction, mining, and agriculture. The growth of these sectors contributes to the demand for lubricants for machinery and equipment maintenance. Regulatory standards and environmental concerns are influencing the types of lubricants used in the market. Compliance with environmental regulations & adopting eco-friendly lubricants have been the emerging trends in the industry. Lubricants are distributed through various channels that is, direct sales, distributors, retailers, and online platforms. The efficiency of distribution networks and availability of products across different regions influence market penetration.

The lubricants market in Turkiye is a moderately consolidated market. Several companies dominate a significant portion of the market share, including companies like Shell, Total, Castrol among others. These major players often have extensive distribution networks, brand recognition, and diverse product portfolios, which gives them a stronghold in the market.

Ecosystem of Top Players in Türkiye lubricants Market

Türkiye Lubricants Market Analysis

  • Inception of the lubricants market in Türkiye was in 1940 by Petrol Ofisi. Oil was first discovered at Raman-1 Well in Batman.
  • Presently, the Türkiye Lubricant Market is at growth stage with establishment of many national and international companies such as Shell, Castrol, Total Energies and more.
  • Türkiye is witnessing growing demand for specialized industrial lubricants which is tailored for specific applications in manufacturing.
  • Synthetic lubricants are gaining popularity in the industry due to their ability to withstand extreme temperatures and provide better efficiency.
  • The market is witnessing a sharper focus on sustainability which drives the demand for eco-friendly lubricants.

Key Trends by Market Segment:

By Type of Lubricants: In 2023, Türkiye Lubricants market is segmented by type into Industrial & Automotive. Out of these, Automotive segment dominates the market in Türkiye with a significant share of overall contribution.  Türkiye has a considerable number of vehicles on its roads, including both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. With a large fleet of automobiles, there is a consistent demand for automotive lubricants to keep these vehicles running smoothly.

Türkiye lubricants Market Segmentation By Type of Lubricants

By Grade of Lubricants: In 2023, Türkiye Lubricants market has been segmented into Mineral, Synthetic & Semi-Synthetic. Mineral-based lubricants dominate the market with a significant portion of overall contribution. Mineral-based lubricants are usually less expensive to produce compared to synthetic or semi-synthetic lubricants. This makes them more accessible to a wider range of consumers, including individual vehicle owners and small businesses. Along with its widespread compatibility, the mineral segment continues to grow.

Türkiye lubricants Market Segmentation By Grade of Lubricants

Competitive Landscape:

Major Players in Turkiye Lubricants Market

Major Players in Turkiye Lubricants Market

  • Türkiye's Lubricants Market is in its growing phase with leaders commanding a larger market share. Players in this market compete on various fronts which includes Product, Price, and Service.
  • Petrol Ofisi, BP Castrol and Total Energies collectively accounted for more than 60% of the total market share in the market.
  • Despite being the leader in the market, Petrol Ofisi falls behind in the Industrial Lubricant Segment, as Castrol BP consolidates its position in both the segments, amongst the giant players.
  • Lubricants in Türkiye have a history from 1900s and 3 global players: Total Energies, Shell and Castrol BP, based out of Europe contribute the most annual revenue of more than $300 Mn.

Türkiye lubricants Market Competition Analysis

Recent Developments:

      • January 2022: ExxonMobil Corporation restructured its organization, implementing a new framework that divided the company into three separate business lines: ExxonMobil Upstream Company, ExxonMobil Product Solutions, and ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions, starting from April 1, 2022.
      • September 2021: Total Türkiye Pazarlama and Nissan Türkiye signed a new agreement wherein Nissan Türkiye is expected to 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.
      • March 2021: Castrol announced the launch of Castrol ON i.e. a Castrol e-fluid range that includes e-gear oils, e-coolants, and e-greases. This range is specifically designed for electric vehicles.

Future Outlook:

Türkiye lubricants Market Future Market Size

      • Türkiye Lubricants Market is projected to reach $ 21.2 Bn revenue in 2028, driven by high inflationary tendencies and growth in manufacturing and construction sectors.
      • Oil demand is expected to continue to expand over 2023-2028 in Türkiye to fulfill the consumption requirements of industrial and automotive sectors by processing mineral oils into semi-synthetic and synthetic oils.
      • The market is expected to witness enhancing use of synthetic lubricants over long term, due to the growing awareness of people to switch to better quality lube oils for long term protection of the engines. Specialized EV fluids will gain popularity with increasing EVs in the country.
      • The market is also seeing adoption of automation and Industry 4.0 principles in automated machinery, robotics, and smart manufacturing processes.
      • Synthetic based lubricants are expected to continue gaining popularity and secure more than 40% of the market share by 2028.

Scope Of The Report

Scope of the Report

Türkiye Lubricants Market Segmentation

By Lubricant Type

Automotive Lubricants

Industrial Lubricants

By Grade




Türkiye Automotive Lubricant Market

By Lubricant Type

Passenger Vehicle Motor Oil

Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Oil

Gear & Transmission Fluids


Hydraulic Oils

By End-User

Passenger Cars

Commercial Vehicles

Motor Cycles


Others (Aviation)

By Distribution Channel

Online (E-commerce)

Dealer Network

OEM Workshops/ Service Stations

Supermarkets & Hypermarkets

Türkiye Industrial Lubricants Market

By Type of Lubricants

Process Oils

Hydraulic Fluids

Transformer Oils

Metalworking Fluids

Gear Oil

Others (Turbine Oil, Compressor Oil, Textile Oil, Grease etc.)

By End User

Passenger Cars

Commercial Vehicles

Motor Cycles


Others (Aviation)

By Distribution Channel

Direct Manufacturer Sales

Dealer Network Sales

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Key Target Audience – Organizations and Entities Who Can Benefit by Subscribing This Report:

  • Investors & Financial Institutions
  • Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Lubricant Manufacturers
  • Government & Regulatory Authorities


Time Period Captured in the Report:

  • Historical Period: 2018-2023
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Forecast Period: 2023-2028


Major Players Mentioned in the Report:

  • Petrol Ofisi
  • The Shell Company
  • Bp - Castrol
  • Total Energies
  • Opet Fuchs

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1 Executive Summary for Türkiye Lubricants Market, 2018-2028

2. Country Overview of Türkiye

2.1 Country Demographics, 2023

2.2 Türkiye Automotive Market, 2023

2.3 Türkiye Industrial Market, 2023

3. Türkiye Lubricants Market Overview

3.1 Supply Ecosystem of Major Entities in Türkiye Lubricants Market

3.2 Demand Ecosystem of Major Entities in Türkiye Lubricants Market

3.3 Business Cycle and Genesis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

3.4 Timeline of major Players in Türkiye Lubricants Market

3.5 Value Chain Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

3.6 Market Sizing Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market, 2018-2023

3.7 Market Segmentation by Lubricant Type, 2018-2023

3.8 Market Segmentation by Lubricant Grade Type, 2018-2023

4. Türkiye Automotive Lubricants Market Segmentation, 2023

4.1 Automotive Lubricants Market Overview, 2023

4.2 By Type of Automotive Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

4.3 By End Use of Automotive Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

4.4 By Distribution Channel of Automotive Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

5. Türkiye Industrial Lubricants Market Segmentation, 2023

5.1 Industrial Lubricants Market Overview, 2023

5.2 By Type of Industrial Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

5.3 By End Use of Industrial Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

5.4 By Distribution Channel of Industrial Lubricants on the basis of Sales and Volume, 2023

6. End User Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

6.1 End User Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

6.2 Sectoral End User Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

6.3 End Users Pain Points in Türkiye Lubricants Market

6.4 Vendor Evaluation and Selection process in Türkiye Market

6.5 Factors Affecting Vendor Selection Process

6.6 Decision Making Parameters of Automotive Lubricant End-Users in Türkiye Lubricants Market

6.7 Decision Making Parameters of Industrial Lubricant End-Users in Türkiye Lubricants Market

7. Industry Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.1 SWOT Analysis for Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.3 Growth Drivers in Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.4 Bottlenecks and Challenges in Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.5 Trends and Developments in Türkiye Lubricants Market

7.6 Türkiye Lubricants Market Regulations

8. Competitive Framework of Türkiye Lubricants Market

8.1 Competitive Landscape

8.2 Market Share of Major Manufacturers in Türkiye Lubricants Market, 2023

8.3 Market Share of Major Manufacturers in Türkiye Automotive and Industrial Lubricants Market, 2023

8.4 Strength and Weakness of Major Manufacturers in Türkiye Lubricants Market, 2023

8.5 Average Price by Grade Type of Automotive Lubricants Manufacturers, 2023

8.6 Average Price by Lubricant Type of Industrial Lubricants Manufacturers, 2023

8.7 Cross Comparison of Major Players in Türkiye Industrial Lubricant Market, 2023

9. Future Outlook and Projections for Türkiye Lubricant Market, 2023-2028

9.1 Market Sizing Analysis of Türkiye Lubricants Market, 2023-2028

9.2 Market Segmentation by Lubricant Type and Grade, 2023-2028

9.3 Market Sizing Analysis of Automotive Lubricants, 2023-2028

9.4 Market Segmentation of Automotive Lubricants by Type and 

9.5 End Use on the Basis of Sales Volume, 2028

9.6 Market Segmentation of Automotive Lubricants by Distribution 

9.7 Channel on the Basis of Sales Volume, 2028

9.8 Market Sizing Analysis of Industrial Lubricants, 2023-2028

9.9 Market Segmentation of Industrial Lubricants by Type and 
End Use on the Basis of Sales Volume, 2028

9.10 Market Segmentation of Industrial Lubricants by Distribution Channel 
on the Basis of Sales Volume, 2028

10. Market Opportunity and Analyst Recommendations

10.1 Companies Looking to Capture Value Growth Can Pull Several Levers

10.2 Marketing and Sales Channel Strategies for Automotive and Industrial Lubricant Providers
Industry Speaks 

11. Research Methodology

11.1 Market Definitions and Assumptions

11.2 Abbreviations used

11.3Market Sizing Approach

11.4 Consolidated Research Approach

11.5 Sample size Inclusion 

11.6 Limitations and Future Conclusion


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Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Step: 1 Identifying Key Variables:

Ecosystem creation for all the major entities and referring to multiple secondary and proprietary databases to perform desk research around market to collate industry level information.

Step: 2 Market Building:

Collating statistics on lubricants market over the years, penetration of marketplaces and service providers ratio to compute revenue generated for Türkiye Lubricants market. We will also review service quality statistics to understand revenue generated which can ensure accuracy behind the data points shared.

Step: 3 Validating and Finalizing:

Building market hypothesis and conducting CATIs with industry exerts belonging to different companies to validate statistics and seek operational and financial information from company representatives.

Step: 4 Research output:

Our team will approach multiple lubricants providing channels and understand nature of product segments and sales, consumer preference and other parameters, which will support us validate statistics derived through bottom to top approach from dairy food providers.

Research Methodology for Türkiye lubricants Market

Research Methodology for Türkiye lubricants Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

01 How big is Türkiye Lubricants Market?

Türkiye Lubricants Market was valued at ~USD 6482.7 Mn in 2023.

02 What are the Key Factors Driving Türkiye Lubricants Market?

Shift to synthetic based lubricants & rising oil production are likely to fuel the growth in Türkiye Lubricants Market.

03 Who are the Key Players in Türkiye Lubricants Market?

Castrol, TotalEnergies, Petrol Ofisi are some of the key players in the Türkiye Lubricants Market

04 What is the Future Growth Rate of the Türkiye Lubricants Market?

Türkiye Lubricants Market is expected to reach ~USD 21,230.8 Mn by 2028.

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