No shortages of frac sand expected, says geologist

By John Ollett
Published: Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Mines should be able to keep up despite boom in demand from shale gas industry

No shortages of frac sand are expected due to a lack of mining capacity, despite the boom in demand from the shale gas industry in North America, according to an industry expert.

There has been some concern that frac sand will be in short supply. Major frac sand producer...

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