“Yes, there currently is. We’re running out of certain gradations. Sand predominantly comes in four sizes, and the finest two sizes are consistently running into shortage.”
Fracking Sand Shortage Leads To New Texas Sand Mines
A resurgence in oil and gas drilling is underway in Texas, but drillers are running short of sand. It’s a certain grade of sand that’s needed, and most of it comes from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Because of the shortages, companies are now mining west Texas sand.