Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #450 | December 13, 2023

Another big E&P merger, frac sand industry survey outlooks, and bad news for non-US fracking. Catch up on the latest as we wind down Q4 and look ahead into 2024.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Occidental to Buy CrownRock in Nearly $11 Billion Deal as Oil Patch Consolidates

With CrownRock, Occidental accesses more than 94,000 net acres in part of the oil-rich Permian Basin.

Permian: Experts address region’s water needs

Oil and gas only using 14 percent of groundwater

Oxy / CrownQuest Have A $12bn Deal – Quick Operational Thoughts

Another Public gobbling up a Private, and this time one of the biggest privates in the Permian was the target.

OPEC Leaves Global Oil-Demand Views Unchanged

OPEC left its expectations for global oil demand unchanged for this year and next and raised its 2023 global economic growth forecast.

Atlas Energy Solutions Scales Permian Operations As E&P Consolidation Continues

More coverage on the Permian's biggest mover right now.

What’s Does 2024 Have In Store For Shale? Survey Results Are In!

We are excited today to share the results of our well-attended industry marketplace survey about the year-ahead outlook…

Frac Sand Asset Marketplace

Get up to date on some of the equipment and mines for sale throughout the US.

Canada Imposes Emissions Cap on Oil-and-Gas Industry

Ummm... are we surprised? No, it's Canada. But this is just so foolish.

Quick Macro Thoughts… Tight Oil’s Structural Change And Frac Sand Addiction

Oil production trends shouldn’t be terribly surprising if you are watching the right metrics.

Underrated Oilfield Themes To Watch In 2024

Surveyed results talk about lots of underrated oilfield pieces.

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