Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #183 | September 5, 2018

This Week's News

High Roller Sand Opens Plant in Permian Basin

High Roller Sand announced today the commencement of production of high quality hydraulic fracturing sand from their fully automated, state-of-the-art-facility. The plant is projected to be operating at full capacity...

Flood of Sand Points to Shakeout for Shale Suppliers

Two years ago, many investors had the same idea: tapping the dunes of the West Texas desert to supply shale drillers with the sand they use in fracking.

Permian Driving ‘Extreme’ Demand For Frac Sand

The booming Permian Basin is driving huge demand for sand used in hydraulic fracturing, with no end in sight, according to a report by IHS Markit.

2 New Permian Frac Sand Plants Are About To Materialize Out Of Thin Air

Infill Thinking has exclusively learned that a sand producer is planning to announce two new Permian Basin mines later today. Log in to see who, when and where.

Delaware, Eagle Ford, Bakken, and SCOOP New Well Highlights

An Eagle Ford well was completed by Tidal Petroleum in Karnes, Texas. The Moy South 1H produced 24-hour IP rates of 2644 bbl of oil, 1,584 MMcf of gas, and...

MidCon Ground Breaking, Another Town Hall, NWS Flooding, And Eagle Ford Expansion.

In addition to the deeper Infill Thinking research updates published this week, a few other quick hits crossed our desk that are worthy of comment…

Sponsorships Sold Out For The 7th Annual Frac Sand Supply And Logistics Conference

The Petroleum Connection today announced that all sponsorships are sold out for the 7th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference. “We're seeing even more excitement than usual around this...

Shale Support Eyeing Southeast Frack Sand Reserves

Shale Support Eyeing Southeast Frack Sand Reserves

CrowdOut Capital Provides Multi-Million Dollar Term Loan to Shale Support to Fund Expansion

CrowdOut Capital LLC, a pioneer in non-bank private lending for growing middle market companies, today announced the completion of a multi-million dollar term loan to Shale Support, a leading provider...

Forward Staging: This Permian Supply Chain Trend Has “Emerging Market” Potential And Is Worth Watching Into 2019

A couple weeks ago in Fort Worth, we noticed that a particular topic related to the logistics of Permian dune sand seemed to be coming up more frequently in the...

Select Sands Announces Conclusion of Supply Agreement with Liberty Oilfield Services, LLC

Select Sands Corp., announces that it has received notice from Liberty Oilfield Services, LLC of Liberty’s intention to terminate itsS current frac sand supply agreement with Select Sands. It...

Emerge Energy Services LP Receives New Air Permit for San Antonio Plant

Emerge Energy Services LP today announced that its subsidiary Superior Silica Sands LLC has received its New Source Review permit for the San Antonio in-basin frac sand operation. The...

Room Block Information For The 7th Annual Frac Sand Supply And Logistics Conference

The room block for the 7th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference is sold out at the JW Marriott. The Petroleum Connection has set up additional room blocks at...

Wisconsin Roundup: Big Demand For Western Wis. Sand Expected

One market report predicts the value of proppant sand will top $4 billion this year and approach six-billion over the next five years.

UP To Provide Crude-By-Rail Service For Vista Terminal In Texas

Vista Proppants and Logistics LLC has entered into a definitive agreement with JupiterMLP LLC for transloading crude oil from truck to rail at its facility in Pecos, Texas.

'Time For Action': How Jean-Jacques Ruest Put Canadian National Railway's Turnaround On The Fast Track

After Jean-Jacques Ruest took over the reins at Canadian National Railway Co. in March — in the midst of a tumultuous period that saw the railway facing major capacity constraints...

Webinar on the Global Mining Spending Outlook

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the global Mining spending outlook. The webinar will be held September 12 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m....

Good Luck Getting Time With Halliburton At Barclays Conference

Investors wanting to meet Halliburton Co.’s CEO Jeff Miller better be ready to wait in line.

Minnesota Sands Takes Appeal Of Winona County Frac Sand Ban To State Supreme Court

A sand mining company is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to review an appeals ruling that upheld Winona County’s ban on mining frack sand.

Environmental, Corporate Prairie Partnership Going Strong

Environmentalists and a mining company will be hosting an open house at the Kasota Prairie in Minnesota with the hopes of introducing more people to the nature area.

Prosecutors Allege Uresti Co-Defendant Stan Bates Hid Assets

Federal prosecutors allege in a new court filing that ex-FourWinds Logistics CEO Stan Bates was “less than forthcoming about his financial dealings” in the months before and after he was...

Government Finds Businesses, Money Trail Of Ponzi Scheme Co-Defendant Who Said He Had No Assets

The man who owned the sand fracking company that was a front for a Ponzi scheme which conned investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and led to the...

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