FRAC SAND 2018: What we learned

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Published: Monday, 08 October 2018

Regional sand supply and peak sand intensity is finally starting to balance the frac sand market, but cheapness still trumps quality.

Frac sand intensity may have peaked

The volume of sand being used per well has risen steadily in recent years.

Proppant use rose to over 14 million lbs of proppant per well in the Permian basin in 2018, compared to around 4 million lbs in 2011, according to Joel Schneyer, managing director...

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