Frac sand hits the front page in New York

By Emma Hughes
Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Industry demand continues to rise; Hi-Crush closes secondary public offering

Frac sand made it onto the front page of the Wall Street Journal this week, showcasing just how buoyant the US hydraulic fracturing (fracking) industry has become.

In contrast to the usually negative press the industry receives due to environmental controversy, the article highlighted the increase in demand for frac...

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