Price Briefing: Week 41 — barytes, zircon, rutile, rare earths, magnesia

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Thursday, 13 October 2011

Tight supply affects drilling, paint-grade barytes, DBM prices to rise in 2012

Global supply of drilling grade barytes, a key weighting agent used in drilling muds, is becoming increasingly strained on the back of high drilling activity.

Prices for API grade (ground, big bags FOB Madras) are up 75.5% from the beginning of the year. And prices are expected to increase.

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