Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #412 | March 1, 2023

New CEO at major in-basin supplier, Chesapeake going towards gas while many folks (temporarily) take a step back, and a lot more.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

+4 Permian In-Field Wet Sand Mines

One of the biggest Permian land owners talks about plans for four new in-field wet sand mines and expects to begin operations this year.

Chesapeake to Sell Shale Oil Assets to British Chemical Maker Ineos for $1.4 Billion

The deal involves oil assets in the northern part of the Eagle Ford shale basin in South Texas.

CEO Change At A Large In-Basin Frac Sand Provider

The internal promotion seems to highlight strengthening the finances of the company.

PF Holdings Completes Acquisition of Performance Proppants

It's now LinkedIn official: Performance is now Alpine.

Rigs & Frac Crews Operator-By-Operator For 2023 As Public Gas Drilling Appetite Begins To Taper

With E&P earnings season mostly finishing up as of today, we looked back through all the disclosures to collect and document rig and frac crew plans for 2023 by company.

Beyond6 to Build RNG Fueling Station to Support Detmar Logistics' New Climate-Forward Fleet

"We must be accountable to our clients and the environment. Partnering with Beyond6 allows us to do both," said Matt Detmar.

As More States Try To Kill Off Fossil Fuels, Wyoming Will Be Impacted

No shock to the group, but more articles detailing how negatively Wyoming would be affected in a death to fossil fuels.

7 Takeaways From US Silica’s 2023 Market Outlook

1. Natural gas risk, 2. Sand pricing, 3...

Diamondback to Hold Permian Production Steady, Sees ‘Tight’ Natural Gas Takeaway

Diamondback Energy Inc. has no plans to accelerate oil production growth despite signs of impending tightness in the global market, according to management.

Natural-Gas Prices Plunge, and Drillers Dial Back

Chesapeake Energy said it would drop three of the 14 rigs drilling on its properties this year.

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