Chemical barite prices remain strong despite threat to drilling grades
Published: Monday, 15 June 2015
Price ranges for Chinese material narrow upwards as suppliers resist calls for concessions.
Prices for paint grade barite (barytes)
have managed to skip the negative pressure affecting drilling
grade material to shift upwards in recent weeks.
Sources in North America told IM that the
market has remained strong. "No price concessions have been
made," one source said.
A barite supplier that ships chemical...