About US Silica Holdings Inc
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is an industrial minerals and logistics company. The Company is a producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry and in a range of industrial applications. Its segments include Oil & Gas Proppants, which serves oil and gas recovery market primarily by providing and delivering fracturing sand (frac sand), which is pumped down oil and natural gas wells to prop open rock fissures and increase the flow rate of oil and natural gas from the wells; Industrial & Specialty Products consist of approximately 600 product types and materials used in a variety of markets including building and construction products, fillers and extenders, filtration, glassmaking, absorbents, foundry, and sports and recreation. In addition, through its subsidiary EP Minerals, LLC (EPM) it is involved in the production of industrial minerals, including diatomaceous earth, clay (calcium bentonite and calcium montmorillonite) and perlite. It operates approximately 24 mines.