US Silica to invest $225m in Texas frac sand mine

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Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

The frac-sand miner will pump $225m in to the Permian Basin project, after swinging back into profit earlier this year

US Silica Holdings is investing in a new $225m frac sand project in West Texas, in the oil and gas heartland of the Permian Basin.

The facility, announced this week, is expected to deliver some 4m short tons a year.

The move is timed to cash in on increased demand...

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