Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #438 | September 6, 2023

Amid other frac sand news, today is Petroleum Connection’s first annual Canadian Frac Sand Summit! We are excited to hear what’s going on in the market.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

LinkedIn Post: AMI Silica

Dana Archibald to serve as a panelist today!

LinkedIn Post: Wayfinder Corp

Also, Darren Mitchell will be a panelist today!

Feds delay deadline as rare Permian Basin lizard is again pitched for endangered list

Last week, after multiple extension requests from oil and gas groups, they extended the period for public comment until Oct. 2.

Environmentalists (Or Bots?) Are Flooding The Now Extended DSL Listing Comment Period With Copy/Paste Text

The public comment section of the DSL listing (which closed last week) has become a hot mess of non-incremental submissions…

Data From 17,000 Wells Tells a New Tale on Bakken’s Oil-Boosting Frac Hits

North Dakota's EERC argues that the suboptimal frac jobs of yesterday explain why fracture interactions boost production in the tight-oil play.

People On The Move In The Frac Supply Chain & An Uncomfortable Frac Sand Hauling Foray

Individuals are often overlooked in this asset-intensive sector, but talent shifts can have big implications for value creation, oilfield trends, sales and competitive dynamics.

LinkedIn Post

Sunny Point, which is situated on 43-acres, will mine 45 million tons of frac sand from an oxbow lake off the Red River.

Liberty Energy: A Modestly Undervalued Gem in the Oil & Gas Industry?

At its current price of $17.77 per share, Liberty Energy has a market cap of $3 billion, suggesting that the stock is modestly undervalued.

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  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Begins 9:00 am
  • Exhibitor Setup for Frac Sand Conference 1:00 pm
  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Ends 4:00 pm
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception at Frac Sand Equipment Expo 4:00 pm



  • Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 8:00 am
  • General Sessions with Breaks in the Exhibit Hall 8:30 am
  • Conference Closes 12:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Beak Down & Move-Out 12:00 pm
  • Conference Golf Outing 1:00 pm


  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo 20'x40' Space $3,500
  • VIP Dinner on November 19th $7,500
  • Coffee Mugs SOLD
  • Notebook SOLD
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception on November 18th SOLD
  • Conference Mobile App $3,000
  • Day 1 Kick-Off SOLD
  • Day 2 Kick-Off $3,000
  • Lanyard SOLD
  • Networking Lunch on November 19th SOLD
  • Networking Reception Glasses SOLD
  • Day 1 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 1 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Case Study 1 $2,500
  • Case Study 2 $2,500
  • Charging Station $2,500
  • Printed Program SOLD
  • Conference Wifi SOLD
  • Golf: Water Bottles SOLD
  • Golf: Hosted Hole (Beverage Station & Contest) $3,700
  • Golf: Hats $3,500
  • Golf: Cigars $3,200
  • Golf: Divot Tools $3,200
  • Golf: Balls $3,200
  • Golf: Towels $3,200

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