Chinese drilling grade barite price falls by $5/tonne

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 16 February 2015

Drop linked to seasonal downturn, oil prices and alternative sources

Chinese oilfield grade barite (barytes) prices have fallen by up to $5/tonne in the face of weaker demand, industry sources have told IM.

One Europe-based distributor said that the upper end of IM’s price range for Chinese SG 4.20 drilling grade...

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