US oilfield activity soars despite frac sand delays

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Published: Monday, 23 April 2018

Halliburton and Schlumberger shrug off frac sand logistics snarls and report strong first-quarter activity, pushing prices for barytes up with increasing demand.

The onshore North American oil and gas sector is experiencing increased activity while major oilfield services providers report big increases in revenues for the first quarter, despite industry-wide logistics disruptions.

The increase in fracking activity in the US is driving rising domestic demand for frac sand.

Oilfield activity globally...

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