Transport costs dictating North American frac sand prices
Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Logistics of supplying British Columbia shale gas plays boosts prices up to 8-fold
The cost of transporting frac sand to the growing shale gas
industry in British Columbia, Canada, is dictating the price of
the material, increasing its delivered value by up to eight
times, according to industry sources.
Delivered prices for frac sand from sources in Winn Bay,
Saskatchewan, and Wisconsin, USA,...