Chinese ceramic proppants – not a perfect solution
Published: Monday, 31 December 2012
Supply and quality problems plague Chinese product flooding US proppant market
The world of proppants is a competitive one, with
new energy wells having to choose between raw frac sand,
resin-coated frac sand, and ceramic proppants. The competition
lies in the fact that ceramic proppants deliver superior
conductivity to all else but are far more expensive.
Ceramics are the most expensive,...