Proppant demand in oil wells healthy despite diving oil price

By Josie Shillito
Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015

The plunging price of oil appears to have had little effect on the demand for frac sand proppants. However producers are being circumspect about the future and unwilling to make any predictions in light of uncertain conditions in the market.

Low oil and gas prices seem to be having very little effect on fracking grade slica sand (frac sand) and oilfield mineral demand, if recent company results are anything to...

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