Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #410 | February 15, 2023

Exciting innovations at the wellsite, prime real estate on the market, Patterson-UTI making moves, and the latest news in your frac sand world.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Reimagining Containerized Sand – Introducing WereWolf After Seeing It In Action

New concept adding increased flexibility to certain frac jobs.

For Sale or Lease: Permian Frac Sand Land

Prime frac sand land in the heart of the Permian.

Private E&Ps Hit The Brakes On Gas Drilling

The tip of the spear in shale gas activity (Private E&Ps drilling) confirms recent data trends.

Frac Startup Is Rolling Out A 2nd Fleet This Month After Pivoting From Water To Pumping. Fleet 3 Next Year…

New details on a new frac startup company after catching up with management.

Russia to Cut Oil Output in Response to Western Sanctions, Pushing Up Prices

Moscow plans to lower production by about 5% in rare move outside of alliance with OPEC.

Things We Heard About Shale Gas Activity Softening On Earnings Calls This Week…

Widely relied upon public data is causing a false sense of security about the resilience of shale gas activity.

Long-running legal battle over rail deal at Port San Antonio finally goes to trial

The plan was to conduct “joint business operations” to unload railcars transporting frac sand and other cargo.

Oilfield Earnings – We Are Almost To The Exciting Part… Some Things To Listen For This Week…

4Q earnings seasons always drag on forever, but we are almost to the exciting part for oilfield observers.

A Couple Notable Wellsite Storage / Last Mile Nuggets

Neat pictures and videos from this week's lead story.

A New Bottleneck Emerges For U.S. Oil And Gas

The experts say that capacity utilization rates for frac spreads and super-spec high-quality rigs are already running high.

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