2019 PREVIEW: Falling oil prices mar frac sand outlook

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 07 January 2019

The outlook for frac sand prices this year looks less certain than ever after US oil prices took a downturn.

Frac sand markets in the the United States are going into 2019 in a state of uncertainty, with a falling oil price and increased production marring a previously positive picture. 

Covia, the largest frac sand producer, sees demand rising to 105-115 million short tons, while other industry forecasts range from...

This is a preview of the full article

  • 2 years pricing data on all minerals
  • The latest global news and features
  • Print magazine
  • Article archive ranging from 1988
  • Access on the move with IM Insight mobile app

Take a Trial or Subscription today. Start below: