Frac Sands 2014: Logistics constrain frac sand supply

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014

As demand for frac sand continues unabated - driven by the fracking boom - rail, barge and truck logistics are coming under increased pressure. Speakers at the 2nd Frac Sands conference drew attention to logistics constraints rather than supply limiting frac sand delivery to wells.

The current tightness in the frac sand market has occurred mainly due to logistics constraints, delegates at the 2nd Frac Sands Conference in Minneapolis heard this week.

Speaking at the event, Tony Little, vice president of Fortress Proppants, said that frac sand supply in general is not problematic at frac...

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