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Proppants in North America


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Proppants in North America

The North American proppants market is forecast to exceed 160 billion pounds in 2019, representing a significant rebound after down years in 2015 and 2016. Advances will be driven by an oil price recovery expected to take hold in 2017 as well as technological trends favoring greater proppant loadings in increasingly long well laterals in horizontal wells.
This report segments the proppants market by type and geographic region. Data is provided in pounds.

Proppant types covered include:
Raw frac sand
Resin coated sand
Ceramic proppants

Raw frac sand will continue to play the most important role in the market and account for an overwhelming majority of total proppant consumption. Technological trends favoring proppant volumes over proppant quality will continue to influence product selection, driving growth for raw frac sand at the expense of more expensive proppants.

Regional markets include:
Southern US
Midwestern US
Eastern US
Western US
Canada

The southern US, which includes the Permian Basin tight oil play, will remain the largest regional market by far.

The proppant industry saw both extreme growth and drastic change between 2009 and 2014, with many new entrants to the market as well as a high level of consolidation activity among existing suppliers.

In addition to discussing market share of the industry leaders, sales estimates and profiles are provided for key industry participants. Suppliers discussed within the study include:
Badger Mining
CARBO Ceramics
Emerge Energy Services
EOG Resoruces
Fairmount Santrol
Hexion
Hi-Crush Partners
Unimin
US Silica


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Environment
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS BY COUNTRY
      • United States
      • Canada
    • Demographic Overview
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Petroleum & Natural Gas Overview
      • Table OIL & GAS PRODUCTION & CONSUMPTION
    • Upstream Oil & Gas Activity
      • Table UPSTREAM OIL & GAS ACTIVITY INDICATORS
    • Petroleum Market Overview
      • Table CRUDE OIL & LIQUIDS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Production & Consumption
      • Pricing
        • Table CHART II-1 CRUDE OIL SPOT PRICES, 2004-2014
    • Natural Gas Market Overview
      • Table NATURAL GAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Production
      • Pricing
        • Table CHART II-2 NATURAL GAS SPOT PRICES, 2004-2014
    • World Oil & Gas Outlook
      • World Petroleum Outlook
        • Table WORLD CRUDE OIL PROVED RESERVES BY COUNTRY, 2014
        • Table WORLD CRUDE OIL FIELD PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART II-3 WORLD CRUDE OIL FIELD PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2014
      • World Natural Gas Outlook
        • Table WORLD NATURAL GAS PROVED RESERVES BY COUNTRY, 2014
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
    • International Activity
  • TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Well Drilling & Completion
      • Horizontal Drilling
      • Well Completion
    • Hydraulic Fracturing
      • Multistage Fracturing
      • Refracturing
      • Proppant Technology
    • Unconventional Resource Development
      • Tight Oil
      • Shale Gas
      • Coalbed Methane
  • PROPPANT SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
    • Capacity & Production
    • Trade
      • Table NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT TRADE
    • Demand by Type
      • Table NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Raw Frac Sand
        • Table NORTH AMERICAN RAW FRAC SAND DEMAND BY COUNTRY
        • Table CHART IV-1 RAW FRAC SAND DEMAND BY TYPE, 2014
      • Resin Coated Sand
        • Table NORTH AMERICAN RESIN COATED SAND DEMAND BY COUNTRY
      • Ceramic
        • Table NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC PROPPANT DEMAND BY COUNTRY & TYPE
      • Other Proppants
    • Proppant Pricing
      • Table SELECTED PROPPANT PRICING
  • REGIONAL PROPPANT MARKETS
    • General
      • Table NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT DEMAND BY COUNTRY
      • Table CHART V-1 NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT DEMAND VOLUME GROWTH, 2014-2019
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
      • United States: Proppant Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table CHART V-2 UNITED STATES: PROPPANT DEMAND BY REGION, 2014
      • Southern Region
        • Table SOUTHERN REGION: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table SOUTHERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & STATE
        • Table TEXAS: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-3 TEXAS: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table LOUISIANA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-4 LOUISIANA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table ARKANSAS: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-5 ARKANSAS: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table NEW MEXICO: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-6 NEW MEXICO: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OTHER SOUTHERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-7 OTHER SOUTHERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
      • Midwestern Region
        • Table MIDWESTERN REGION: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table MIDWESTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & STATE
        • Table NORTH DAKOTA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-8 NORTH DAKOTA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OKLAHOMA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-9 OKLAHOMA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OHIO: PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-10 OHIO: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table KANSAS: PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-11 KANSAS: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OTHER MIDWESTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-12 OTHER MIDWESTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
      • Eastern Region
        • Table EASTERN REGION: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table EASTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & STATE
        • Table PENNSYLVANIA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-13 PENNSYLVANIA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table WEST VIRGINIA & OTHER EASTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-14 WEST VIRGINIA & OTHER EASTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
      • Western Region
        • Table WESTERN REGION: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
        • Table WESTERN REGION: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & STATE
        • Table COLORADO: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-15 COLORADO: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table WYOMING: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-16 WYOMING: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table MONTANA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-17 MONTANA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table UTAH: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-18 UTAH: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OTHER WESTERN STATES: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-19 OTHER WESTERN STATES: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
    • Canada
      • Canada: Market Environment
        • Table CANADA: KEY INDICATORS FOR PROPPANT DEMAND
      • Canada: Proppant Demand
        • Table CANADA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table ALBERTA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-20 ALBERTA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
        • Table OTHER CANADA: PROPPANT DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-21 OTHER CANADA: PROPPANT DEMAND, 2004-2014
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT SALES BY COMPANY, 2014
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 NORTH AMERICAN PROPPANT MARKET SHARE, 2014
      • Raw Sand Proppant Market Share
        • Table CHART VI-2 NORTH AMERICAN RAW SAND PROPPANT MARKET SHARE, 2014
      • Resin Coated Sand Market Share
        • Table CHART VI-3 NORTH AMERICAN RESIN COATED SAND MARKET SHARE, 2014
      • Ceramic Proppant Market Share
        • Table CHART VI-4 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC PROPPANT MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2014
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Transportation & Logistics
    • Research & Development
    • Company Profiles
      • Badger Mining Corporation
      • Baker Hughes Incorporated
      • CARBO Ceramics Incorporated
      • Emerge Energy Services LP
      • EOG Resources Incorporated
      • Erna Frac Sand LC
      • Fairmount Santrol Incorporated
      • flexFrac Proppant Sand Suppliers LLC
      • Fores Limited
      • FTS International Services LLC
      • Halliburton Company
      • Hexion Incorporated
      • Hi-Crush Partners LP
      • Imerys SA
      • Messina Incorporated
      • Mineraçã o Curimbaba Limitada
      • Pattison Sand Company LLC
      • Pioneer Natural Resources Company
      • Preferred Sands LLC
      • Saint-Gobain
      • SCR-Sibelco NV
      • Sierra Frac Sand LLC
      • Texas Silica LLC
      • US Silica Holdings Incorporated

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