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Transport costs dictating North American frac sand prices

By Jack Elliott
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,...

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