Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #455 | January 25, 2024

Quick topline: HAL’s Q1 outlook, wet sand innovations, talk about M&A in the frac sand space, and more! Don’t miss out on the latest news in the frac sand space on your Wednesday evening.


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Q4 2023 Halliburton Co Earnings Call

Transcript excerpt: "more sand, more barrels"

PropX Sand Scorpion Makes Wet Sand Look Easy

Insights from a frac job utilizing the sand box logistics leader's innovative design.

LinkedIn Post: Rhett Bennett

Interesting graph showing how much the Permian has come to dominate the U.S. domestic O&G activity.

U.S. Silica: Lower Margins And Guidance Across The Board

The M&A fever has largely escaped the OFS sector, and sand suppliers in particular are ripe for consolidation.

4Q Frac Sand Plant Activity Update

Insights into how the end of the year fared for frac sand plant operations.

The Completions Package: NextTier, ProPetro Electrify Frac Fleets

NexTier and ProPetro’s respective electric frac fleets are touting a newer, cheaper and more sustainable approach to hydraulic fracturing through electrification.

E&P Companies Face Tough Year Despite Oil Patch 'Bumper Crop'

In the most recent Energy Information Agency-Drilling Productivity Report-DPR, the tally is in, once again we have a “bumper crop” in the U.S. oil patch.

More Sand, More Barrels

Data driven context for sand and oil correlation.

Farewell to One of the Fathers of Fracking

Texas Monthly gives tribute to a big man in the fracking world.

Update: PropCoater™ Units Are Spreading And Making A Positive Impact 6 Months After Launch

Infill caught up with the team behind new wellsite innovation that is gaining traction in the frac supply chain.

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