Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #387 | August 24, 2022

Two new Permian sand mines, new potential Australian shale play, and perhaps Warren Buffett may buy out Oxy? Read about these stories and more important questions all here below!


And now, the news…

This Week's News

New Permian Frac Sand Supply Coming Soon? Watch These Two Locations…

New report about updated sand capacity in the Permian.

Australia: Here’s why the Beetaloo is starting to heat up

What is the Beetaloo sub-Basin and why do its proponents believe that it might well be the answer to eastern Australia’s gas supply woes?

A Key Frac Sand Driver Has Been Stuck In The Mud. Is It Poised For A Breakout Causing A Step Up In Sand Demand?

Does the "tons/well" metric need to be updated based on recent operational changes across the board?

Warren Buffett Not Expected to Bid for Control of Occidental Following Approval for Bigger Stake

People familiar with deliberations at Occidental said the company’s leadership believes Mr. Buffett might consider making an offer if oil prices fall, bringing down Occidental’s stock price.

3 Questions People Are Asking After Week’s New Frac Spread Orders

Although the mainstream press will focus on the orders, there’s something unique about them that could have big implications in the sector…

Well Costs Rising & Gap Filling… A Look At Why Shale E&P Capex Budgets Are Being Hiked

The publics are on track to spend 15-20% more than they originally communicated when 2022 budgets were set.

Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC Invests $440,000 in Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.

The firm purchased 4,967 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $440,000.

E&P D&C Fleet Tracker

Breakdown of all the E&P fleet sizes by oil vs natural gas focused operators.

Smart Sand Trumpets Successful Second Quarter

Revenues were $68.7 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to $41.6 million in the first quarter of 2022 and $29.6 million in the second quarter of 2021.

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