Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #382 | July 20, 2022

Who are the biggest sand logistics companies? Major pressure pumper’s update. How is ProFrac changing the frac sand landscape?


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And now, the news…

This Week's News

Who’s Moving The Frac Sand And How Much Are They Moving?

Here is a look at how proppant moves in the completions industry and who is moving it.

Keller man sentenced to 14 years in prison for frac sand Ponzi scheme

He used most of the funds for his own personal benefit, buying property, vacations, a lavish wedding and luxury vehicles including a Lamborghini, a Rolls-Royce, a BMW, and a Cadillac Escalade.

Senate Climate Setback Puts Pressure on Biden

An oil-export ban could reduce America’s prices, but it would be a gut punch to allies around the world reliant on U.S. supply as they try to wean themselves off Russian oil and gas, said Bob McNally, who served as an energy adviser to former President George W. Bush and is now an analyst at Rapidan Energy Group.

Profrac’s Sand △

A study of ProFrac's strategy after their recent acquisitions.

How Far has US Hydraulic Fracturing Come? A Review of Recent Trends

Alongside this, advancements in completion techniques, such as simul-fracturing or dual frac, continue to push completion efficiencies to new levels, achieving superior rates over traditional zipper fracturing operations.

Eagle Ford Sand Buyer Pain Returns After A Breather In 2Q…

The Eagle Ford this year has been hot and cold at various points in time. Currently, it’s hot, but here’s what we are hearing...

New Realities Change the Face of Frac Water Use

Reusing produced water for frac jobs can improve production and ease the need for freshwater supplies, while also reducing demand for disposal wells.

Frac Sand Mine Activity Reaches New Post-Covid Highs

Proppant supply base is growing, but this gets added into a challenging demand growth vs. supply base activity.

Government proposes new fracking and exploration rules for South Africa

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has published for consultation the proposed regulations pertaining to the exploration and production of onshore oil and gas requiring hydraulic fracturing.

Frac Sand Price Database Update

Latest Lium Research database has been updated with frac sand pricing.

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