Rate of fracking continues to accelerate in US

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

Fracking is continuing to gather pace in the United States, according to Baker Hughes data, while the EIA suggests there could be much more growth in the years to come.

US oilfield activity continues to grow to multi-year highs, boding well for frac sand demand as a slew of new mines come online in 2018.

The total number of active US oil rigs rose by 26 in the week to Friday February 9, the highest level since April 2015, according to...

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