Adding a new sand loadout? Here’s one for sale

If you’re in the market for a frac sand loadout, we’ve been in touch with an interested seller.   Specs: Capable for handling either wet or dry sand 20 ton surge hoppers with reversing conveyors Control room included Duel scales included Ready to ship!   If you’d like to be put in contact with our […]

Meeting Frac Sand Industry Leaders

Frac Sand is Back! For over a decade now, the Petroleum Connection has been hosting events for the frac sand industry through ebbs, flows, and evolution. We remain committed to being the number one place to meet and socialize with the leaders in frac sand. Continuing our mission, we have two great events coming up! […]

Don’t put all Your Eggs in the ESG Basket

ESG is something we talk about often in the oil and gas space, but is the hype waning?   Articles in the WSJ and Bond Buyer highlighted Utah’s decision about ESG: “Utah’s top elected officials demanded on Thursday that S&P Global Ratings cease applying environmental, social, and governance factors to the state through the use […]

Picture this: The 7th Frac Sand Update

    Imagine your Friday with us… (Register here)   Arriving at the Petroleum Club in Houston. Grabbing a mug of coffee and settling in as Thomas Jacob of Rystad presents on the outlook for North American shale and the frac sand market. After that, Mike Smith of the Permian Road Safety Coalition chats with […]

New sand mines are being built!

At the 7th Annual Frac Sand Update, representatives from new sand mines being added throughout the United States will speak about what they are developing and why they are optimistic about the growth in their focused basin.   Eagle Ford: Todd Dollander, President of Live Oak Silica Sands Permian: Steve Brock, the Chief Commerical Officer […]

Ron Gusek, president of Liberty Oilfield Services, to speak at Feb 18th Frac Sand Update

In 2021, Liberty Oilfield Services had a busy year…   At the tail end of 2020, Liberty and Schlumberger announced today the completion of the contribution of Schlumberger’s onshore hydraulic fracturing business in the United States and Canada (OneStim) to Liberty, including its pressure pumping, pumpdown perforating, and Permian frac sand businesses, in exchange for […]

First Look: The Agenda for the 7th Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

While still not complete, take a quick look at what is planned for the agenda at the 7th Annual Frac Sand Industry Update:   After such a crazy Q4 and beginning to the year, we have a lot to catch up on:  sand supply & demand, new mines, wet sand, simul-fracs, M&A, trucking, etc.  […]

What’s up with Frac Sand ’22 Supply & Demand?

Okay, welcome to 2022. We have made it, everyone. But the big question on everyone’s mind is figuring out how 2022 will play out. Since we met up in Grapevine last September, things have shifted in the frac sand world. Especially in Texas, the challenge is securing frac sand supply to meet increasing, steady demand. […]