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Frac Sand ’17: What we learned

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 22 September 2017

Quantity is taking precedent over quality; raw sand is preferable to ceramic proppants; dust control regulation is prominent – here are some takeaways from the Denver event.

Here are three things we learned at the fifth annual Frac Sand Conference in Denver, Colorado, about material used, the fate of ceramic and resin-coated proppants and regulation over dust levels.

Quantity is more important than quality

US frac sand demand is forecast to rise to at least 70m short...

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