Golf Anyone?

The Petroleum Connection is pleased to open up to anyone in the industry the option to participate in our informal Golf Outing, being held at the close of the 9th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference. The conference will adjourn at noon on Wednesday, November 18. The Golf Outing will have a shotgun start […]

Draft Agenda Announced for the 9th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

The Petroleum Connection has published the draft agenda for the largest frac sand conference of the year. With so much happening in the industry, the industry has much to discuss! Those in the frac sand industry should do their best to attend this event. View the draft agenda here: Recommendations for speakers, panelists, or […]

One-on-One with Ron Gusek, President of Liberty Oilfield Services

The Petroleum Connection is pleased to announce that Ron Gusek, President of Liberty Oilfield Services, will be joining the agenda of the 9th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference! A new feature of the conference will be a handful of short, one-on-one interviews with industry leaders. These 15-minute segments will be a great addition […]

Big Oil Looking for a Career Change?

A recent article in the Houston Chronicle is entitled “Big Oil Goes Looking for a Career Change“. And earlier this week we had their article “Energy Transition Could Spur $111 Billion in Oil Divestments.” For years we have heard about how “big oil” is shifting to renewables. Most, if not all, of the supermajors have […]

Attend or Not Attend the Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference?

Should you register for the largest frac sand conference of the year? Will anyone be there? Will my company allow me to go? Will it be safe? These are all legitimate questions being faced by the frac sand industry right now. With only two months until the largest industry event of the year, the questions […]

Frac Sand Silos and Load-Out Bundle for Sale

There is a used load-out system available for sale in Texas. The package includes two scales, silo structures, and four 200-ton silos. It is being sold as a package, so please do not inquire about buying a portion of it. Contact Pete Cook ( for the price and, if you are interested, an introduction to […]

Marketing to the Frac Sand Industry

Do you have goods or services to sell to the frac sand industry? If you would rather not wait until the November conference to get in front of the industry, or if you would like to do an advertising campaign leading up to the conference, you might consider putting a banner ad in the Frac […]

Remarkable Rystad Energy Report on the “Effect of Sand Type on Well Productivity”

With all of the bankruptcy news, a recent report has received little fanfare in the frac sand industry, but I think the report is worth notice.  Rystad Energy was commissioned by the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association to “perform an objective analysis on the operators that have switched away from NWS to see whether there has […]