Frac Sand '16: In-basin supply key to company survival

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 13 September 2016

While the market is currently dominated by a handful of large producers, Headwaters MB predicts that cost cutting will lead to smaller frac sand companies supplying basins closest to them.

By Barbara O'Donovan 

Silica (frac) sand supply from sources closest to consuming basins is going to be key for long-term survival, according to Joel Schneyer, managing director of minerals capital advisory service Headwaters MB.

The future of the frac sand industry is regional and "point-to-point" (P2P), Schneyer told delegates at...

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