Preferred Sands resin-coated proppants exceed expectations

By Emma Hughes
Published: Friday, 12 June 2015

After real-world testing at a US-based well site, Preferred Sands’ RCS Garnet proppants have been proven to significantly outperform conventional resin-coated proppants and uncoated frac sand.

Resin-coated proppants produced by US-based Preferred Sands have exceeded Permian basin production expectations, outperforming the highest producing conventional resin by approximately 90%.

Based on a study of more than 2,000 horizontal wells in the basin, located in the western part of Texas and the south-eastern part of New Mexico, Preferred’s...

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