Nick Cook, Editor
Issue #376 | June 8, 2022
While YPF is setting records with the help of simul-fracs in Argentina, PDC focuses on continuous pumping on a zipper frac in the DJ.
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And now, the news…
After talking with the creators behind it, we learned some interesting stuff about the frac sand supply chain’s second wet sand storage system for final mile…
Though simul-frac is considered the most efficient approach, the technique has limitations as it involves using a larger number of pressure-pumping units to supply enough horsepower to run the dual-well operation.
We just got a massive download on the Lamesa mine owned by U.S. Silica.
A measure signed by Gov. Jared Polis on June 3 prohibits the sale or distribution of fluids used in hydraulic fracturing, drilling fluids, and proppants—materials injected to keep geologic fractures open—that contain PFAS.
Experts, industry looks to supply-chain issues, labor shortages and regulations; state, environmentalists say system is working.
All you need to get up to speed on the latest developments in the frac supply chain can be found here.
Some interesting market nuggets in pressure pumping crossed our desk this week.
Some interesting last mile datapoints to know…
Company executives compensated for generating returns not production growth.
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