Industrial Minerals to track prices in booming frac sand market

Published: Thursday, 20 September 2018

Industrial Minerals is launching a Wisconsin coarse-mesh frac sand price to track prices with increasing volumes across the expanding frac sand market.

Demand for frac sand has been rising sharply recently. A 'perfect' scenario of rising oil prices, increased fracking activity and an increase in the amount of sand used per well, is driving demand levels for frac sand ever higher.

Frac sand demand reached a high of 56 million short tons...