Antero Resources looks to mine own sand for hydraulic fracturing

Natural gas producer Antero Resources Corp. is looking at options to mine its own sand for hydraulic fracturing to offset recent price increases, Reuters reports. The news service says the company, which operates in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, has seen its sand costs rise markedly in the past year. Fellow oil and gas producers, including Pioneer Natural Resources Co., have bought or developed their own sand mines to offset cost increases, according to Reuters. For more, read the full story.

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