Frac sand price falls on stalled Permian drilling

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 27 April 2020

Rock bottom oil prices have hit demand for minerals used in drilling, including barite, bentonite and frac sand.

Fastmarkets assessed the frac sand, northern white, 40/70 mesh, API, exw Wisconsin price at $25-30 per short ton on April 23, down from $29-34 a month earlier.

The price moved due to a fall in frac sand demand after the end use oil market came under...

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