Bentonite prices remain flat despite oil market woes

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Suppliers of drilling clay mineral stand firm over offers as buyers push for cheaper deals.

Bentonite prices have remained stable within IM’s published ranges, despite the ongoing weakness in the oil market, according to industry sources.

Oilfield service companies, which supply bentonite to drilling companies for use in muds, are reportedly being asked to reduce their offers...

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