Year in Review: Frac sand
Published: Friday, 20 December 2013
The frac sand market experienced a turbulent 2013 as environmental concerns continued to hamper new development. This led to several moratoria being put in place across the US, but did not prevent a significant amount of new activity taking place in North America as well as further afield in Europe, the Middle East and China.
The beginning of 2013 saw industrial minerals delegates
gather in Dubai for the IMs Oilfield
Minerals Outlook: Middle East roundtable discussion. Among the
presentation topics discussed, the meeting looked at how the
Middle East is about to embark on a new phase of oil and gas
exploration and how...