Pete Cook, Editor
Issue #309 | February 3, 2021
If “no news is good news”, then frac sand had a very good week! That said, keep an eye out for a couple of big announcements we will releasing over the next week or so. Have a great rest of the week!
And now, the news…
Aside from wet sand, innovation and investment in frac sand’s last mile has slowed down significantly over the past 12-24 months. The last wellsite storage system demo we can recall was Catapult’s Permian debut back in the summer of 2019.
B. Riley Financial is pleased to announce it was named Middle Market Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year for its outstanding leadership in restructuring.
Bennett Resources, owned by Texan company Black Mountain, wants its Valhalla gas prospect in the Kimberley to eventually supply the export market, or the energy-hungry east coast market, potentially via the $5 billion east-west pipeline long-mooted yet still unsupported by governments.
The Delaware basin has around 45,000 oil and gas wells down in the southeast part of New Mexico - near the towns called Carlsbad and Artesia and not far from Carlsbad Caverns. A map of oil and gas wells drilled and fracked in the past few years makes an impressive sight.
In map, Infill Thinking has plotted past-30 day Federal Land permitting data by operator, revealing specifically where E&Ps intend to drill on Federal Land. The map also provides a sense of exposure and critical mass in these areas for each company (each operator is color coded).
By turning bottles to glass installations, and sand for construction, beverage companies like Johnnie Walker and Sepoy & Co are trying not to add to our piling landfills.
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