Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #390 | September 14, 2022

Always the latest, biggest news for frac sand: your Wednesday morning digest!


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Frac Inflation – One Big Driver Quantified

A look at costs in one of the key drivers of completions cost to provide some context.

Frac Sand Mine Quick Highlight

Performance Proppant's Sunny Point mine will go live in...

Thoughts On The Frac Replacement Cycle & Frac Pump Fuel Types

This cycle, there’s no EBITDA tipping point that will cause over supply of pressure pumping equipment.

Sand Digging Video

A little clip of sand shoveling for your Wednesday!

When September Ends, Another Midland Basin Damp Sand Mine Will Be Open

Although the customer has not been announced, this new plant will go live in the next couple weeks.

Liz Truss to the British Rescue

As for a longer-term solution, Ms. Truss supports more domestic energy production via shale fracking.

Vintage Distribution Of Permian In-Basin Sand Capacity

“Effective” capacity online today seems to be below estimated demand for Q3, but what would that mean?

Natural gas-powered, direct-drive turbine fracturing technology delivers variety of improvements

To place large volumes of fluid and sand into the reservoir, many fracturing pumps with the support of auxiliary equipment are deployed and operated continuously.

Live From New York… It’s Shale Outlook Time

Feedback from operator's notes at Barclays energy investor conference.

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