Frac Sand '16: Shift to brown sand
Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2016
As low oil prices force market participants to reduce costs as much as possible, a demand shift towards brown sand has been noticed in the market, according to speakers and delegates IM’s Frac Sand conference in Minneapolis this week.
By Barbara O'Donovan
Sand producers and transporters have noted an increased
appetite for brown sand over white sand from the fracking
"There has been a shift in the Permian Basin towards brown
sand," Twin Eagle’s Jason Jennaro said, adding
that the company produces both brown and white sand....