Hi-Crush forecasts frac sand market growth to 100 million tons

Published: Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Rising demand for frac sand supports increased sales volumes and pricing, while top executive downplays problems of cold weather logistics.

Frac sand producer Hi-Crush forecast rising demand from the shale oil industry when it reported soaring sales volumes and prices in a financial statement on Monday February 19.

"We expect frac sand demand to continue to rise throughout 2018, totaling approximately 100 million [short] tons," chief executive officer Robert Rasmus...

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