LWP proppant tests point to lower production costs

By Kasia Patel
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Scrapping bauxite as a raw material and using fly-ash material located near the Pune plant in India is anticipated to reduce production costs for LWP's lightweight proppants.

Test work on LWP Technologies Ltd’s fly-ash based proppants point to a significant reduction in manufacturing costs as bauxite will no longer be necessary as a raw material.

As part of a joint venture (JV) with Indian ceramic proppant producer Hallmark, the company is looking to produce fly ash...

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