Permian fracking activity will overcome pipeline bottlenecks, IEA says

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 06 July 2018

A shortage in pipeline capacity will not stop rising oil production in the world's largest frac sand market, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

By Myurun Waran

West Texas oil production will continue to rise despite logistical bottlenecks, supporting frac sand demand there, the IEA said in its June oil market report.

Drilling activity in the region has stalled in recent weeks, with local oil prices suffering from a shortage of takeaway capacity.

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