Frac Sand latest news

  • June 2016

    EU vote: Should I stay or should I go?

    23 June 2016

    Brexit could fast track UK fracking and lift some of the stringent regulations imposed on the industry, while remaining in Europe might help the UK move towards more environmentally-friendly practices.

  • US court rejects federal fracking rules

    22 June 2016

    The court ruling is a blow to Obama’s plan for a clear regulatory framework for fracking practices in the US as he reaches the end of his second term in office.

  • IM23: Swelling middle class to fuel mineral demand

    14 June 2016

    Increased levels of consumption should push mineral usage. Supply security in situations where production is concentrated in particular regions remains a cause for concern, however.

  • Solvay to develop oil recovery technology as part of Abu Dhabi partnership

    08 June 2016

    The chemicals manufacturer will research chemical enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies that could be applied in oil extraction sites in Abu Dhabi, signalling renewed interest on the part of the Belgian firm to strengthen revenue streams in fossil fuels.

  • Fly ash proppant testing validates LWP's technology

    08 June 2016

    Recent tests have validated the effectiveness in terms of cost and performance of LWP’s fly ash-based proppants, LWP has reported, which is important for oil and gas and service companies who are seeking to carry out more cost effective hydraulic fracturing (fracking) against a backdrop of low oil prices and oversupply.

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