Rising frac sand prices boost producer earnings in Q1 results

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

US Silica running “flat out”, says CEO; Growth in Fairmount Santrol coarser sand; Northern White demand up says Smart Sand

Frac sand producers reported surging sales and prices in the latest round of company results, driven by increased activity as well as a trend toward higher proppant densities. 
US Silica 
Over the first three months of 2017, US Silica reported sales of frac sand at 2.5m short tons, up 79%...

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