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Halliburton sees frac sand boom slowing

By William Clarke
Published: Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Volumes of sand per well are falling, Halliburton's CEO says, even as the company's chairman suggests drilling activity may be topping out.

US frac sand usage may be easing for the first time in years, Halliburton's CEO Jeff Miller said in a conference call with investors on 24 June.

"For the first time in years, in the second quarter we experienced our first decline in average sand pump for well," Miller said.

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