North America Proppants Market by Type (Frac Sand, Resin-coated, and Ceramic) and Application (Shale Gas, Tight Gas, Oil Extraction, and Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2019–2026

Pages: NA
Oct 2020 | 1251 Views
Author(s) : NA
Tables: NA
Charts: NA


Pandemic disrupted the entire world and affected many industries.

Get detailed COVID-19 impact analysis on the North America Proppants Market

Request Now !

North America proppant market Outlook - 2026

Proppant is a sand material, which helps to keep hydraulic fracturing open during hydraulic fracturing treatment. It is used to close the fractures in bore well process. It is used in well stimulation process, in extraction of oil and shale gas. Proppant provides high- conductivity for hydrocarbons to improve extraction of liquid, gas, or other substance in the bore well. There are different types of proppants used in hydraulic fractures. These include frac sand, resin coated, and ceramic.


The North America proppant market growth is driven by the increase in production of oil and shale gas. In addition, rise in industrialization due to technological advancement across the globe also boosts the growth of this market. The increase in demand for vehicles is anticipated to increase the crude oil production, globally. This in turn is expected to positively affect the demand for proppants. The North America proppant market industry is growing due to use of proppant sand for hydraulic fracturing is extending across the North America region.  However, growth of the North America proppant market is restrained by harmful effect of proppant pertaining to environment. The high cost of proppant restrains the growth of the proppant market. During hydraulic fracturing, there is significant amount of fluid leakage, which has adverse effect on environment and human health. This factor is expected to slow down the growth of the North America proppant market during the forecast period. Installing a new technology in the hydraulic fracturing is anticipated to provide healthy growth opportunities to the North America proppant market during the forecast period.

The proppant market is segmented into the type, application, and country. Based on type, the North America proppant market is divided into frac sand, resin-coated, sand and ceramic sand. Frac sand is highly pure sand. Resin-coated sand is an excellent material to produce cores and models in fracturing. Ceramic sand is used for hydraulic fracturing to extract oil or shale gas. North America proppant market share for frac sand is rise due to production is expected to growth over the forecast period. Based on application, the proppants market is categorized into shale gas, tight gas, oil extraction, and others. North America proppant market size for proppant sand production is anticipated rise during the forecast period due to rising industrial application. Based on country, the North America proppant market is analyzed across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Rising production of proppant in industrialization in over the North America countries is significantly boosting the North America proppant market growth.

Some of the key players operating in the proppant market include US Silica, Carbo Ceramic, Hi Crush LP, Epic Ceramic Proppant Ltd, Badger Mining Corporation, Fairmount Santrol, Halliburton, Hexion, Preferred Sands LLC., and Schlumberger Limite.

North America Proppant Market Key Market Segments:

By Type

  • Frac Sand 
  • Resin-coated
  • Ceramic 

By Application

  • Shale Gas
  • Tight Gas
  • Oil Extraction
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico

Key Players

  • US Silica
  • Carbo Ceramic
  • Hi Crush LP 
  • Epic Ceramic Proppant Ltd. 
  • Badger Mining Corporation
  • Fairmount Santrol
  •  Halliburton
  • Hexion
  • Preferred Sands LLC.
  •  Schlumberger Limited
With collective industry experience of about 200 years of its analysts and experts, Allied Market Research (AMR) encompasses most infallible research methodology for its market intelligence and industry analysis. We do not only engrave the deepest levels of markets but also sneak through its slimmest details for the purpose of our market estimates and forecasts. Our approach helps in building greater market consensus view for size, shape and industry trends within each industry segment. We carefully factor in industry trends and real developments for identifying key growth factors and future course of the market. Our research proceeds are the resultant of high quality data, expert views and analysis and high value independent opinions. Our research process is designed to deliver balanced view of the global markets and allow stakeholders to make informed decisions.

We offer our clients exhaustive research and analysis based on wide variety of factual inputs, which largely include interviews with industry participants, reliable statistics and regional intelligence. Our in-house industry experts play instrumental role in designing analytic tools and models, tailored to the requirements of particular industry segment. These analytical tools and models sanitize the data & statistics and enhance the accuracy of our recommendations and advice. With AMR’s calibrated research process and 360` degree data-evaluation methodology, our clients are assured of receiving:

  • Consistent, valuable, robust and actionable data & analysis that can easily be referenced for strategic business planning
  • Technologically sophisticated and reliable insights through well audited and veracious research methodology
  • Sovereign research proceeds that present a tangible depiction of marketplace

With a strong methodology we are, therefore, confident that our research and analysis are most reliable and guarantees sound business planning.

Secondary research
We refer a broad array of industry sources for our secondary, which typically include; however, not limited to: Company SEC filings, annual reports, company websites, broker & financial reports and investor presentations for competitive scenario and shape of the industry

  • Patent and regulatory databases for understanding of technical & legal developments
  • Scientific and technical writings for product information and related preemptions
  • Regional government and statistical databases for macro analysis
  • Authentic new articles, web-casts and other related releases for market evaluation
  • Internal and external proprietary databases, key market indicators and relevant press releases for market estimates and forecast

Primary research
Our primary research efforts include reaching out participants through mail, tele-conversations, referrals, professional networks and face-to-face interactions. We are also in professional corporate relations with various companies that allow us greater flexibility for reaching out industry participants and commentators for interviews and discussions, fulfilling following functions:

  • Validates and improves the data quality and strengthens research proceeds
  • Further develops analyst team’s market understanding and expertise
  • Supplies authentic information about market size, share, growth and forecasts

Our primary research interview and discussion panels are typically composed of most experienced industry members. These participants include; however, not limited to:

  • Chief executives and VPs of leading corporations specific to industry
  • Product and sales managers or country heads; channel partners and top level distributors; banking, investments and valuation experts Key opinion leaders (KOLs)

Analyst tools and models
AMR has developed set of analyst tools and data models to supplement and expedite the analysis process. Corresponding to markets, where there is significant lack of information and estimates, AMR’s team of experts and analyst develop specific analyst tools and industry models to translate qualitative and quantitative industry indicators into exact industry estimates. These models also allow analysts to examine the prospects and opportunities prevailing in the market to accurately forecast the course of the market.


Start reading ,This title and over 12000 thousand more,available with Avenue Library,  T&C*

Reach out to us

Call us on
( U.S. - Canada toll free )
Int'l : +1-503-894-6022
( Europe )
+ 44-845-528-1300
Drop us an email at










Purchase Full Report of
North America Proppants Market

  • Online Only
  • $3,456  $3,110
  • Online cloud access only
  • Restricted print, copy, paste & download
  • Read only
  •   Free quarterly industry update
  •   Free report update (Within 180 days)
  •   Subscription model sign in
  • Data Pack
  • $3,840  $3,456
  • Restricted to one authorized user
  • One print only
  • Available in
  •   Free quarterly industry update
  •   Free report update (Within 180 days)
  •   Subscription model sign in
  • Single User
  • $5,769  $5,192
  • Restricted to one authorized user
  • One print only
  • Available in Excel & PDF
  •   Free quarterly industry update
  •   Free report update (Within 180 days)
  •   Subscription model sign in
  • Five Users
  • $6,450  $5,805
  • Limited to five authorized users
  • Print upto five copies
  • Available in Excel & PDF
  •   Free quarterly industry update
  •   Free report update (Within 180 days)
  •   Subscription model sign in
  • Enterprise

  • $8,995  $8,096
  • Unlimited
  • Available in Excel & PDF
  •   Free quarterly industry update
  •   Free report update (Within 180 days)
  •   Subscription model sign in
  • Library Membership
  • $ 699/mo
  • Published Content
  • Company Profiles
  • Newly Added Content Access
  • 10 PDF
  • 5 Excel Data
    Pack Downloads
  • 250 Company Profiles PDF Downloads
  • Start reading.
    This title and over 12,000+ are available on the Avenue Library.  T&C*.

    Buy Now

*Taxes/Fees, if applicable will be added during checkout. All prices in USD


Why Allied Market Research?


Infallible Methodology

To ensure high-level data integrity, accurate analysis, and impeccable forecasts

Analyst Support

For complete satisfaction


On-demand customization of scope of the report to exactly meet your needs


Targeted market view to provide pertinent information and save time of readers


Featured Reports


Featured Readings


Get fresh content delivered

Get insights on topics that are crucial for your business. Stay abreast of your interest areas.

Get Industry Data Alerts