Frac sand price falls on stalled Permian drilling
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...