Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #424 | May 24, 2023

Light news week (other than big E&P M&A), but important insights within.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Thoughts On OFS Vendor Exposure To Monday’s Big E&P M&A Deal

Summarization what we know about vendor relationships for both the E&Ps in Monday's big deal.

Chevron Doubles Down on Shale With $6.3 Billion Deal

Oil giant acquires PDC Energy, which holds stakes in Texas and Colorado.

Timpte Announces New Facility in West Texas

This location will focus mainly on servicing trailers optimized for hauling frac sand in the Permian basin.

Why Big Oil Likes Small Deals

Chevron’s latest acquisition shows that the best deals on the oil patch may be smaller operators with geographic concentration.

Biden’s Billion-Dollar Oil Trade Faces a Big Test

Washington awaits bids to refill crude reserves with modified price proposal.

FreightTrax, University of Central Oklahoma collaborate for online training

They have a course was designed to keep frac sand haulers up to date with best practices as well as industry safety guidelines.

Takeaways From Industry Conversations In Fort Worth Today

Infill Thinking shares some thoughts from an oil & gas conference in FW.

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