Frac Sand latest news

  • February 2017

    US Silica reports improvement in Q4 frac sand sales

    23 February 2017

    Although the company's y-o-y revenue dropped compared with 2015, improved sales in the fourth quarter in US Silica's oil and gas segment helped to buoy the company's quarterly results.

  • Hi-Crush reports Q4 loss as frac sand prices fall y-o-y

    22 February 2017

    The company reported a loss of $7.26m for the last quarter of 2016 as frac sand prices saw a decline compared with 2015. However, the company noted improvements in both demand and prices sequentially, which are expected to continue in 2017.

  • Scotland launches public consultation on fracking

    01 February 2017

    Following independent research published in late 2016, the Scottish government has opened a public consultation on fracking, a practice which is currently banned in the country.

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