Hi-Crush Inc., a supplier of sand used in fracking, is the latest company in the oil and gas sector to be pushed into bankruptcy by low crude prices and the disruption from the coronavirus pandemic that has roiled the energy industry.

Hi-Crush filed for chapter 11 protection Sunday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston. The filing comes weeks after the Houston-based company disclosed it was negotiating terms of a bankruptcy filing with its key creditors.

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