PRICING NOTICE: Fastmarkets launches new frac sand prices

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 01 February 2019

Industrial Minerals is launching three Northern white sand frac prices as of today.

After a consultation period, Fastmarkets IM has launched three new frac sand prices, effective February 1:

  • Northern white frac sand, 30/50 mesh, API, EXW Wisconsin, $/short ton
  • Northern white frac sand, 40/70 mesh, API, EXW Wisconsin, $/short ton
  • Northern white frac sand, 100 mesh, API, EXW Wisconsin, $/short ton

The launch of this set of prices is in response to demand for assessments of a wider range of sand mesh sizes.

This monthly price series will be assessed on the third Thursday of every month.

To provide feedback on these prices or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to these prices, please contact William Clarke by email at: Please add the subject heading FAO: William Clarke, re: frac sand prices.

To see Fastmarkets IM's pricing methodology and specification documents, go to

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