Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #403 | December 21, 2022

A frac sand conveyor is no longer a hypothetical. Other big stories coming to you about the frac sand world.


No newsletter next week as we will be celebrating Christmas and New Year’s with family and friends. See you in 2023!


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Atlas IS Building Their Delaware Basin Sand Conveyor After All! Dune Express Announced Today

This is, without any doubt, the most radical logistics concept that we’ve ever seen move off the drawing board in the frac supply chain.

Atlas Energy Solutions Signs Sand Supply Agreement for the Dune Express Conveyor-Based Logistics Solution

The Dune Express is designed to be 42-miles in length and will feature more than 75,000 tons of dry storage within the system.

More Eagle Ford Sand On The Way?

A small local sand plant in the Eagle Ford about 40 miles south of San Antonio down 37 that never really did much. Is that about to change under new ownership?

Minnesota County’s Ban on ‘Frac Sand’ Lands in Court

A mining company claims a Minnesota county’s recently enacted ban on “frac sand” intentionally singles out companies that process and transport silica sand used in fracking.

Superior Silica Sands Wet Plant Returns To Full Production

The very latest on a big 4Q22 development in the Eagle Ford sand supply stack…

Big Simul-Frac Milestone Achieved

50% reduction in completion time - That’s what Liberty achieved on it’s latest simul-frac pad in Canada.

Silica sand mining in Minnesota spotlight

Many Minnesotans are not sure whether more silica sand mining could mean dangerous dust and contaminated water, a booming economy or something in between.

LinkedIn Post: Comparing Revenue/Spread by Top 4 Pressure Pumpers

Across the North American frac industry, all frac service companies are able to increase the revenue generating ability of each frac spread (or, as some call them, "fleet").

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