Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #398 | November 2, 2022

Next week begins the frac sand conference of the year. Are you one of the 300+ attendees?


Check out all the great stories below with some big highlights covering the biggest frac sand takeaways from the latest round of earnings calls. Refrac is getting a little attention, damp sand customer announced, and so much more within.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Public E&Ps Have Most Of What They Need For 2023 When It Comes To Rigs & Crews (Operator-By-Operator Fleet Rundown)

Operator-by-operator fleet data from most recent rounds of earnings rounded up and compiled for you.

11th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

Find here: the agenda, sponsor list, speaker lineup, then get yourself registered.

Can Refracs Boost U.S. Shale Output?

The process typically uses half as much steel and frac sand than a new well...

The United States Can Still Be a Leader on Natural Gas

The Marcellus/Utica produced a staggering 34.5 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) combined in 2021 — nearly half of U.S. consumption.

In-Field Mine News, Damp Sand Trends, H2O M&A, Minions, Debris Fears, Permian Oil Oops, OCTG, & More…

Over the past week, multiple datapoints materialized in our channel checks, online, and in the news that extend threads begun in previous Infill Thinking research reports.

Mammoth subsidiaries earn proppant contracts

Under terms, the subsidiaries have agreed to supply, in aggregate, approximately 1.75 million tons of sand across multiple grades.

Meet The Frontrunners To Replace The ProPetro Fleets Pioneer Is Releasing

Who are the projected pressure pumpers to take on Pioneer's load?

Sanctions on Russian Energy Loom Over Oil Market

Ukraine’s allies are gearing up to hit Russian oil with the toughest restrictions to date starting in early December, an attempt to stem President Vladimir Putin’s influx of fossil-fuel revenue.

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