Bentonite prices expected to ride out oil price storm

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Diversified end markets shield swelling clay from oilfield volatility, despite pressure for discounts.

Bentonite producers are continuing to stand firm on pricing despite repeated requests for discounts from oilfield customers, industry participants have told IM.

Prices for the smectite clay, which is used in oil well drilling, iron ore pelletisation (IOP), cat litter and a...

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