Coretrack begins construction of fly ash ceramic proppant plant

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 04 December 2014

Although traditionally ceramic proppants are manufactured using bauxite and kaolin, Coretrack says it can lead the market with its fly ash ceramic proppant. As the oil and gas industry continues to drive demand for proppants, producers may need to increasingly turn to ceramic proppants, which work better in higher pressure, deeper wells.

Oil and gas technology company Coretrack has begun construction at its Ecopropp Pty Ltd pilot fly ash proppant manufacturing plant in Queensland, Australia.

The plant is expected to be completed by the end of Q1 2015 and will test the scale-ability of Ecropropp’s proppant product based on fly ash, a...

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