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Like many commercial products that got their starts in university labs around the world, the technology behind Oxane’s Advanced Ceramic Proppants (ACP) could have been realized as something altogether different. Originating at Rice University, the lightweight, high-strength material could easily have been deployed in body armor or cosmetics applications, had it not been for the school’s proximity to oil and gas activity, and a booming fracturing market.

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