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The Frac Sand Explosion

There is quite a bit of industry buzz right now about “frac sand,” also known as proppant. The product is used in hydraulic fracturing, a process by which frac sand is combined with a viscous gel and forced down oil and gas wells at high pressure to prop open the fractures. Depending on the rock bed that is to be fractured, different pressures are used which form different size fractures. It is in these fractures in the rock bed that frac sand is used.

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Off-Highway Diesel Prices

The national estimated average price for off-highway diesel fuel as of July 25 is $3.701. That is slightly higher than last week's average of $3.686.

Off-Highway Diesel Prices

The national estimated average price for off-highway diesel fuel as of July 18 is $3.686. That is slightly higher than last week's average of $3.636.

Off-Highway Diesel Prices

The national estimated average price for off-highway diesel fuel as of July 11 is $3.636. That is slightly higher than last week's average of $3.611.