Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #425 | May 31, 2023

Eagle Ford takes most news this week as we come out of the long weekend.


Put on this song, drink some coffee, and dig in.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

South Texas Frac Sand Spot Price Trends

A quick hit piece on frac sand price trends in the S TX spot market.

LinkedIn Post: Frac Sand Expansion

"a view of the decant slab from the top of the loadout silo’s, 80’ up"

More Frac Sand Mines Enter The Eagle Ford Shale

New frac sand production facilities coming to market in the Eagle Ford.

Oil and Gas Producers: Incorporating Lower Well Costs From 2024

This includes oil country tubular goods, or OCTG, which are sensitive to prevailing steel prices, proppant (typically sand, for fracking), and labor.

Eagle Ford Shale Frac Sand Mine Workforce Hits New All-time Highs

A look at the production driver data for South Texas Sand plants.

Select Sands Reports Results for First Quarter 2023

Zig Vitols, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We were pleased to see higher sequential sales volumes during the first quarter and remain focused on supporting oil and gas operators."

Saudi Arabia, Russia Ties Under Strain Over Oil-Production Cuts

Moscow is exporting cheaper crude, hurting Riyadh’s efforts to boost energy prices.

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