Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #404 | January 4, 2023

Acquisition valued at nearly half a billion dollars for frac sand company takes the lead story in this week’s digest. Other stories discuss a way to buy or sell your frac sand assets, highlighting frac sand logistics firm, and the direction of supermajor operators.


Looking forward to another exciting 2023 with everyone. Pour that coffee, and let’s dig in.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Risks pay off for Houston frac sand logistics company

“If we'd waited a week, we’d have never pulled the trigger,” said Lambert Arceneax, the CEO of Filamar. Nearly three years later, though, he says it was “probably the best thing that we’ve done.”

List frac sand assets you’re looking to buy or sell

If you’re interested in listing what you’re selling or what you’d like to buy on the asset marketplace, reach out.

ProFrac Spent $740mm Buying Out Frac Sand Mines Over Past 6 Months. Will The Spree Continue In 2023?

Projections about the next moves for one of frac sand's biggest buyers right now.

Stephens served as exclusive financial advisor to Performance Proppants in this transaction

Performance Proppants is the largest in-basin proppant producer serving the Haynesville with a nameplate
capacity of approximately 10.4 million tons per year.

Infill Thinking’s Top 22 Market Intelligence Updates Of 2022

2022 was a busy year and a good year in shale all around. E&Ps and OFS verticals in most basins enjoyed growth.

Lower 48 Producing More Oil, Natural Gas from Fewer Wells, Report Shows

An increasingly small percentage of oil and natural gas wells is supplying the majority of U.S. production, according to a new report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) based on Enverus data.

Hindsight Is 2022! Grading Infill Thinking’s Frac Predictions From A Year Ago

Focused on 1H22, the predictions ended up being relevant for most of the year.

Exxon, Chevron Focus on Oil Projects in the Americas

Their focus on the Western Hemisphere is expected to continue for years as they give priority to growing shareholder returns and cut costly frontier drilling projects.

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