US Silica has forecast that demand for frac sand will go as high as 100 million short tons in 2018, as proppant use per well increases.
The United States-based sand company reported record earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (Ebitda) of $96.7 million in the third quarter of 2017
The number of frac Stages are going up and so is the Silica sand (frac sand use) along with Diverter. “diverter
help achieve bridging for a highly effective seal and diversion
to another designed zone.