US market responds to oil well cement shortages

Oil well cement consumption has increased in the US, domestic production has decreased, and imports have failed to bridge the gap, leading companies to experiment with alternate formulations and non-monogrammed cements.In the last few years, the demand for cement in the US has increased, leading to shortages in some areas and compelling manufacturers to favor cements with high production efficiency. A resulting trend, begun several decades ago, is that manufacturers are leaving the oil well cement market. Oil well cement manufacturers and oil well cementing companies now have to look for alternative sources of materials.Cement shortageThe US experienced a boom in construction during the l...

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