Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #224 | June 19, 2019

Don’t forget to sign up for the largest frac sand event of the year! The 8th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference continues to trend well. Silver Sponsorships are sold out, Golf is just about to sell out, and we only have 5 Gold Sponsorship opportunities remaining. Registrations continue to come in and we’re trending for 700+ attendees and 100+ sponsors. Don’t wait too long to book your hotel room! We’ve expanded our room block, but it is nearly sold out again! We look forward to seeing you there!

Have a great rest of the week.

This Week's News

When Water & Sand Don’t Mix – A New MidCon “Permitatorium” To Monitor

We are keeping an eye on a new act that might have implications for future local frac sand capacity in Oklahoma’s SCOOP/STACK plays...

Hi-Crush: Bottom Is In And Better Times Are Ahead

Hi-Crush Inc. continues its aggressive strategy by combining recent insider purchases in front of a much-needed brand new share buyback program. Hi-Crush has the finances to outlast the current market...

Atlas Sand: Clearing Up The Rhetoric Being Thrown Around In Opposition To Local Permian Sand

Today’s guest post comes to us from Hunter Wallace who is Chief Operating Officer at Atlas Sand. Something we appreciate about Hunter is that he’s not shy to voice his...

Tarmac International

Solaris Oilfield: Rapid Chemical Management Fleet Growth To Counter A Stagnant Market

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure provides supply chain management and logistics solutions to the energy industry, including mobile and permanent infrastructure that increases proppant throughput capacity. I do not think the company’s...

Checking In On Sierra Frac Sand In The Haynesville

Infill Thinking caught up with a sand producing management for an update on their Haynesville plant and the latest details on in-basin market trends...

Checking In With The Biggest Haynesville In-Basin Sand Supplier

We caught up with the management team of the only company operating two new construction local frac sand plants in the Haynesville shale for the latest scoop on their operations...

Guyana Mine Hoping to Produce Proppants, Among Other Products

The Metallica Mining Company has promised to create up to 250 jobs in Berbice when it starts to process bauxite at the old bauxite facility at Everton, East Bank Berbice...

CST_Frac Sand Banner

Canadian Premium Sand Announces Completion Of A Positive Preliminary Feasibility Study Technical Report At The Wanipigow Sand Project In Manitoba

Canadian Premium Sand Inc. is pleased to announce the results of an independent Preliminary Feasibility Study and Mineral Resource update of Wanipigow Sand Project, on the Company's 100% owned Ordovician...

Is The Competitive Landscape In Pressure Pumping About To Shift?

On Thursday last week, Reuters reported that Patterson-UTI is exploring the divestiture of their pressure pumping business. After that, we heard from our own sources that…

Midstream Companies Prepare As Delaware Basin Heats Up

New Mexico's share of the Permian Basin is about to outproduce its eastern neighbor in Texas. And it's because of the strong results coming from New Mexico portion of the...

Keane & J – Deal Thoughts, Industry Implications, & Frac M&A Generally Speaking

As expected and rumored in the industry, frac fleet consolidation has just begun and is likely to continue. Or is it? We discuss the implications of the Keane / C&J...

The Mouat Company

Utah Rail Project Clears Hurdle With $21 Million Funding Boost

Vernal, A controversial rail proposal, which would connect the Uinta Basin’s waxy crude with Gulf Coast refiners, cleared a crucial milestone Thursday by securing a $21.4 million grant from a...

Wisconsin Lift Truck Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event

The latest industry innovations were on display at a new West Salem facility on Tuesday. June 11 is National Forklift Safety Day, and Wisconsin Lift Truck in West Salem held...

Engineers Use CO2 To Make Fracking Greener

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has become an increasingly widespread method of natural resource extraction—but it has been criticized as damaging to the environment. A team of researchers have developed a...

Texas Oil And WWII: How The Permian Helped Fuel D-Day

Seventy-five years ago today, Operation Neptune (also known as D-Day), delivered 156,000 Allied forces to invade the beaches of Northern France and liberate Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Many...

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  • Exhibitor Setup for Frac Sand Conference 1:00 pm
  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Ends 4:00 pm
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception at Frac Sand Equipment Expo 4:00 pm



  • Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 8:00 am
  • General Sessions with Breaks in the Exhibit Hall 8:30 am
  • Conference Closes 12:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Beak Down & Move-Out 12:00 pm
  • Conference Golf Outing 1:00 pm


  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo 20'x40' Space $3,500
  • VIP Dinner on November 19th $7,500
  • Coffee Mugs SOLD
  • Notebook SOLD
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception on November 18th SOLD
  • Conference Mobile App $3,000
  • Day 1 Kick-Off SOLD
  • Day 2 Kick-Off $3,000
  • Lanyard SOLD
  • Networking Lunch on November 19th SOLD
  • Networking Reception Glasses SOLD
  • Day 1 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 1 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Case Study 1 $2,500
  • Case Study 2 $2,500
  • Charging Station $2,500
  • Printed Program $2,500
  • Conference Wifi SOLD
  • Golf: Water Bottles SOLD
  • Golf: Hosted Hole (Beverage Station & Contest) $3,700
  • Golf: Hats $3,500
  • Golf: Cigars $3,200
  • Golf: Divot Tools $3,200
  • Golf: Balls $3,200
  • Golf: Towels $3,200

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