Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #411 | February 22, 2023

Bottlenecks, mines coming online, mines for sale, mines shuttered. Read it all here. We’re excited to be sharing the latest news in the frac sand industry to AADE’s Central Texas chapter today. Let us know if you’ll be there.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Frac Sand’s Current Bottlenecks

Over the past week or so, we’ve caught up with some of our contacts in the industry about some of the brief, high-level issues going on in the frac sand supply chain world right now.

Marcellus Local Sand Mine Idled & Impaired

A loss for Appalachian local sand outlook, but a big win for NWS.

For Sale: Active Frac Sand Mine

An active, profitable frac sand mine is coming on the market.

A Big Idle NWS Mine’s New Owner Is Looking To Rekindle It In 1H23

Rumors of more and more activity in NWS are heating up...

With Frac Sand, Size Matters

The size and shape of frac sand particles are an important factor in determining its efficacy in the oil and gas industry.

Shale Earnings – Key Takeaways From Several Calls This Week As Gas Weakness Becomes The Key Theme & E&Ps Start To Hint At OFS Deflation

We are getting into the heart of E&P earnings season now and the industry outlook is starting to be more clear.

WereWolf System Oklahoma Case Study

Some of the recent data related to the new product coming online.

2023 Is The Year Of The E-Fleet Inflection

Marcia Griffiths, "It's electric."

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