New Report Details Global Proppant Opportunity

A new market research report is available on proppants. The report – released by reportlinker.com – notes that in 1947, the first fracturing was done with silica sand. Fracturing sand is the basic type of proppant material. Research and development on proppant resulted in two comparatively new proppants: resin-coated proppants and ceramic proppants.

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Illinois Frac Sand Plant Construction Faces Community Concerns

According to the Times, Ottawa, Ill., more than 25 area residents crowded into the Utica Village Board meeting to express their concerns over the initial construction stage of a new frac sand mine in rural Utica, Ill.

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