Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #436 | August 23, 2023

Frac fleet news make up a large portion of the news cycle; other great stories with big industry promotions, multiple new Eagle Ford sand mine updates, DSL updates, and some big shale industry M&A.


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And now, the news…

This Week's News

Eagle Ford New Sand Supply Update – Dimmit Construction Underway

More details as major in-basin player begins to expand their operations.

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“ESG Friendly Fleets” Are Half The Total Frac Fleets Now

Despite the current market conditions for pumpers, ESG friendly fleets plow ahead.

Covia Announces Michael Segura as President, Energy Division

Mr. Segura has extensive experience in the energy sector, most recently serving as Senior Vice President at Halliburton.

Mapping The Lizard vs. Frac Activity In The Permian – One More Piece Of The DSL Puzzle

New map layer data downloads in KMZ files plot the lizard’s range vs. sand mines per several commonly used lizard maps.

LinkedIn Post: Timpte Trailers

Timpte opens new in-basin Permian office as their trailer market expands in the energy industry.

Here’s The Latest Frac Crew Counts By Pumper

While OFS is getting credit for being disciplined and many companies across the oilfield value chain are echoing a chorus of “we are sold out”, some fleet expansion is still happening.

Texas Pipeline Firm Energy Transfer Adds to Shale Holdings in $7.1 Billion Deal

Acquisition of Crestwood Equity Partners comes as consolidation picks up in oil patch.

The Latest D&C Fleets Operator-By-Operator

In depth analysis of who, how much, and where.

Frac Customer Consolidation Shifts Into Higher Gear This Year

This week’s Monday-mega deal in E&P land is hot off the presses – Permian Resources takes over Earthstone.

What We Know Now About A New Entrant Eagle Ford Sand Miner

Mystery slowly unveiling through Infill's in-depth analysis.

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