Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #304 | December 30, 2020

Light week for frac sand news, which just means you’ll have a little more time to spend with the family during this quiet week between Christmas and New Years.  Have a great rest of the year and we look forward to working with you in 2021!

This Week's News

Perception Gaps About The All-In Cost Of Permian Sand

Infill Thinking comments on the results of their annual reader survey...

Comment: Rumors of oil's death have been greatly exaggerated

Among the myriad industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is one particularly critical to Texas: oil...


Oil pushes higher aided by dollar despite cloudy demand outlook

Oil pushed higher with support from a weakening dollar as investors weighed a worsening short-term demand outlook against an eventual rebound as Covid-19 vaccines are rolled out...

Oil gets a Trump bump, but demand pressures continue

President Trump's reluctant signing of the $900 billion stimulus package is giving a lift to oil prices, but analysts expect weak demand to weigh on markets this week...

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Baker Hughes introduces biggest fracturing vessel in gulf

The Baker Oil Tools division of Baker Hughes Inc., Houston, Thursday introduced the largest proppant-capacity fracturing vessel for deepwater work in the Gulf of Mexico. The HR Hughes has a pump rate of...

Oil and gas provides $1.37 billion to New Mexico schools despite COVID-19 market struggle

Oil and gas contributed about $1.37 billion to public education in New Mexico, per a recent study from industry leaders for Fiscal Year 2020 – even as the state and world economy was ravaged by the COVID-19 heath crisis...

Cauldron to tap into international sand market with deal to buy high-quality river sand leases in Western Australia

The acquisition provides the potential to tap into the international sand market projected to be worth US$60 billion per annum by 2030...

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