Oilfield minerals get boost from higher November rig count
Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2010
Global oil and gas exploration rises 29% to fuel barytes, bentonite demand
Global oil and gas exploration rose in November, increasing in
all world regions, contributing to increased demand for
oilfield minerals such as barytes, bentonite and frac
There were 3,233 rotary rigs operating worldwide in November
compared with 2,509 in...