Truck off: Capacity squeezed in frac sand markets
Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017
Demand for frac sand is booming in Texas but supply is limited by a serious shortage of truck drivers. But a shift in fracking philosophy toward closed systems may help to relieve the pressure.
As frac sand demand more than doubles, trucking capacity in
Texas in the United States is being squeezed to its
The increased frac sand demand for use in oilfields in west
Texas is putting pressure on local trucking capacity, with
drivers in short supply.
"If you released all the...