Indian barite scarcity pushes up Moroccan drilling grade prices

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Rapid passage of Indian mining law amendment not expected to increase barite availability

The continuing absence of Indian drilling grade barite (barytes) on the international market is putting fresh pressure on supply from Morocco, pushing up prices.

Moroccan barite has been the preferred drilling grade material for some international buyers for around the last five...

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