1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION AND SCOPE 19
1.2.1 INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS 19
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 20
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 20
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED 20
1.4 CURRENCY & PRICING 21
1.5 LIMITATIONS 21
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 21

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 22
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 23
2.1.1.1 Major secondary sources 23
2.1.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 24
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 24
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 25
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primaries 25
2.1.3 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 26
2.1.3.1 Key industry insights 27
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 27
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 27
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 29
2.2.3 MARKET PROJECTIONS 30
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 31
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 32
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 32
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 32

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 33
3.1 REALISTIC SCENARIO 34
3.2 OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO 34
3.3 PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO 34

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 42
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN DAS MARKET 42
4.2 DAS MARKET, BY FIBER TYPE 42
4.3 DAS MARKET, BY COMPONENT 43
4.4 DAS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY INDUSTRY AND BY COUNTRY 43
4.5 DAS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 44

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 45
5.1 INTRODUCTION 45
5.2 EVOLUTION 45
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 45
5.3.1 DRIVERS 48
5.3.1.1 Growing deployment of DAS systems in oil & gas industry due
to digitization 48
5.3.1.2 Increasing adoption of DAS systems for perimeter and border surveillance 48
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 49
5.3.2.1 Technical issues and cost constraints associated with deployment of optical fiber cables and interrogators 49
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 49
5.3.3.1 Inherent advantages of DAS systems leading to use in new and unconventional applications 49
5.3.3.2 Use of distributed temperature sensing systems along with DAS systems 50
5.3.3.3 Monitoring of abandoned oil & gas wells using existing DAS systems 50
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 50
5.3.4.1 Interoperability issues with complex data sets and visualization software 50
5.3.4.2 Data storage issues in DAS systems 50
5.3.4.3 Lack of standards and guidelines for DAS equipment 51
5.3.4.4 Difficulty faced by DAS manufacturers in clearing their current inventory due to COVID-19 pandemic 51
5.4 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 51

6 DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING (DAS) MARKET, BY COMPONENT 54
6.1 INTRODUCTION 55
6.2 HARDWARE 56
6.2.1 OPTICAL FIBER 56
6.2.1.1 Optical fibers act as sensors in DAS systems 56
6.2.2 INTERROGATOR UNIT 57
6.2.2.1 Interrogator units utilize Rayleigh backscatter phenomenon for
DAS applications 57
6.3 VISUALIZATION SOFTWARE 58
6.3.1 VISUALIZATION SOFTWARE HELPS IN OBSERVING VARIOUS EVENTS DETECTED BY DAS SYSTEMS 58
6.4 SERVICES 59
6.4.1 INSTALLATION 59
6.4.1.1 Installation of DAS system requires long period of time and
capital investment 59
6.4.2 MAINTENANCE 59
6.4.2.1 DAS systems generally require minimal maintenance throughout their lifetime 59
6.5 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF DAS SYSTEMS 60
6.5.1 MOST IMPACTED COMPONENT 60
6.5.2 LEAST IMPACTED COMPONENT 60

7 DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING (DAS) MARKET, BY FIBER TYPE 61
7.1 INTRODUCTION 62
7.2 SINGLE-MODE FIBERS 63
7.2.1 SINGLE-MODE FIBERS ARE INTENDED FOR LONG-DISTANCE APPLICATIONS 63
7.3 MULTIMODE FIBERS 67
7.3.1 MULTIMODE FIBERS ARE INTENDED FOR SHORT HAUL COMMUNICATIONS 67
7.4 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FIBER OPTIC CABLE MARKET 71

8 DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING (DAS) MARKET, BY INDUSTRY 72
8.1 INTRODUCTION 73
8.2 OIL & GAS 74
8.2.1 OILFIELD SERVICES 78
8.2.1.1 Production 80
8.2.1.1.1 Production services using DAS technology help in maintaining wellbore integrity 80
8.2.1.2 Completion 80
8.2.1.2.1 DAS systems provide real-time monitoring of fracture treatment operations 80
8.2.1.3 Evaluation 81
8.2.1.3.1 Borehole seismic evaluation using DAS can help in obtaining higher returns 81
8.2.2 PIPELINE INTEGRITY 81
8.2.2.1 Leak detection 82
8.2.2.1.1 DAS systems can detect leaks and ruptures in pipelines with high accuracy 82
8.2.2.2 Pipeline protection 83
8.2.2.2.1 DAS technology helps in detection of third-party intrusion
of pipelines 83
8.3 MILITARY 83
8.3.1 BORDER SURVEILLANCE 88
8.3.1.1 DAS solutions can detect multiple threats in real-time for border surveillance operations 88
8.3.2 SUPPORT OPERATIONS 88
8.3.2.1 DAS systems are being used to detect surface and subsurface
level threats 88
8.4 INFRASTRUCTURE 89
8.4.1 DAS TECHNOLOGY IS BEING UTILIZED FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURES 89
8.5 TRANSPORTATION 92
8.5.1 RAIL 97
8.5.1.1 DAS systems act as continuous sensors along entire length of
railway track 97
8.5.2 ROAD 97
8.5.2.1 DAS systems are being utilized for real-time traffic monitoring in roads and highways 97
8.6 OTHERS 98
8.6.1 UNDERWATER ASSET MANAGEMENT 103
8.6.1.1 DAS systems are deployed for protecting underwater assets such as pipelines, spool pieces, and cables 103
8.6.2 CABLE MONITORING 103
8.6.2.1 DAS systems can monitor overhead and underground power transmission cables 103
8.7 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON VARIOUS INDUSTRIES ADOPTING DAS SYSTEMS 103
8.7.1 HIGHLY IMPACTED INDUSTRIES 103
8.7.2 LEAST IMPACTED INDUSTRIES 104

9 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 105
9.1 INTRODUCTION 106
9.2 AMERICAS 107
9.2.1 NORTH AMERICA 109
9.2.1.1 US 110
9.2.1.1.1 US to remain largest market for DAS systems in
North America throughout forecast period 110
9.2.1.2 Canada 110
9.2.1.2.1 Extensive oil production activities to fuel demand for DAS systems in Canada 110
9.2.1.3 Mexico 111
9.2.1.3.1 Increase in foreign investments in oil & gas industry driving demand for DAS systems 111
9.2.2 SOUTH AMERICA 111
9.2.2.1 Argentina 113
9.2.2.1.1 Government initiatives to encourage development of both conventional and unconventional oil & gas reserves to support DAS market growth 113
9.2.2.2 Brazil 113
9.2.2.2.1 Rise in new subsalt reserve oil production projects to encourage DAS market growth in Brazil 113
9.2.2.3 Venezuela 113
9.2.2.3.1 Entry of foreign oil & gas companies in Venezuela to support DAS market growth 113
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9.3 EUROPE 114
9.3.1 RUSSIA 116
9.3.1.1 Russia was world’s third-largest oil & gas producer in 2019 116
9.3.2 GERMANY 116
9.3.2.1 Implementation of DAS systems in infrastructure industry to propel market growth 116
9.3.3 UK 116
9.3.3.1 Presence of several key DAS players to support DAS market growth
in UK 116
9.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 117
9.4 APAC 117
9.4.1 CHINA 120
9.4.1.1 In 2019, China held largest share of DAS market in APAC 120
9.4.2 INDIA 120
9.4.2.1 Among all APAC countries, DAS market in India is expected to grow at highest CAGR during forecast period 120
9.4.3 JAPAN 121
9.4.3.1 DAS system deployment for infrastructure monitoring applications to drive market growth in Japan 121
9.4.4 INDONESIA 121
9.4.4.1 Government funding for infrastructure modernization to foster DAS market growth in Indonesia 121
9.4.5 AUSTRALIA 121
9.4.5.1 Australia is largest producer of LNG and has significant layover
of pipelines 121
9.4.6 REST OF APAC 121
9.5 ROW 122
9.5.1 MIDDLE EAST 123
9.5.1.1 Middle East expected to hold larger share of market in RoW throughout forecast period 123
9.5.2 AFRICA 124
9.5.2.1 Government initiatives to enhance industrial sector to drive DAS market in Africa 124
9.6 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON DAS MARKET IN VARIOUS REGIONS 124
9.6.1 REGIONS IN WHICH DAS MARKET MIGHT BE HIGHLY IMPACTED 124
9.6.2 REGION IN WHICH DAS MARKET MIGHT BE LEAST IMPACTED 124
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 125
10.1 OVERVIEW 125
10.2 RANKING OF TOP 5 COMPANIES 126
10.3 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 127
10.3.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 127
10.3.2 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 127
10.3.3 INNOVATORS 127
10.3.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 127
10.4 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO (25 PLAYERS) 129
10.5 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE (25 PLAYERS) 130
10.6 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 131
10.6.1 PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS & JOINT VENTURES 131
10.6.2 CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS 132
10.6.3 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 133
10.6.4 EXPANSIONS 133
10.6.5 ACQUISITIONS 134
11 COMPANY PROFILES 135
11.1 INTRODUCTION 135
(Business overview, Products/solutions/services offered, Recent developments, COVID-19-related developments, SWOT analysis, MnM view)*
11.2 KEY PLAYERS 136
11.2.1 SCHLUMBERGER 136
11.2.2 HALLIBURTON 140
11.2.3 BAKER HUGHES 143
11.2.4 OPTASENSE 146
11.2.5 FUTURE FIBRE TECHNOLOGIES 148
11.2.6 FOTECH SOLUTIONS 151
11.2.7 BANDWEAVER 153
11.2.8 HIFI ENGINEERING 154
11.2.9 OMNISENS 155
11.2.10 SILIXA 156
*Business overview, Products/solutions/services offered, Recent developments, COVID-19-related developments, SWOT analysis, MnM view might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
11.3 RIGHT TO WIN 158
11.3.1 SCHLUMBERGER 158
11.3.2 HALLIBURTON 158
11.3.3 BAKER HUGHES 159
11.3.4 OPTASENSE 159
11.3.5 FUTURE FIBRE TECHNOLOGY 160
11.4 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 161
11.4.1 ARAGON PHOTONICS 161
11.4.2 FIBRISTERRE 161
11.4.3 FEBUS OPTICS 162
11.4.4 AP SENSING 162
11.4.5 SENSTAR 163
11.4.6 ZIEBEL 163
11.4.7 FIBRE COMPLETION SERVICES 164
11.4.8 OFS 164
11.4.9 SOLIFOS 165
11.4.10 T.G. BAKER AMERICAS 165

12 APPENDIX 166
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 166
12.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 171
12.4 RELATED REPORTS 171
12.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 172