Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #456 | January 31, 2024

Top 3 frac sand stories:

  1. Frac sand mines are running into hiccups that will put a short-term blip in supply.
  2. Unsung basin: Uinta getting some love as having solid potential in future investments.
  3. Two new frac sand assets have hit the marketplace.

More stories inside highlighting pressure pumper’s positive outlooks, refreshingly bright industry outlooks, and more.

And now, the news…

This Week's News

Scrambling For Permian Sand

Latest insights from local operators are that sand supplies are getting tight in the Permian.

Unused KREBS gMAX 33 Cyclones for Sale!

Discount available depending on number of units purchased.

Texas Frac Sand Mines Dealing With More Operations Hindrances This Week

Field checks show 1Q completions operations hit by another challenge this week in Texas.

Sand Plant Equipment Available in the Midwest

Check out this extensive list of assets (with prices) available immediately in the Midwest.

The Logistics Play Set to Transform the Permian Basin

Particularly in the Permian Basin, concerns have been on the increase regarding the air quality impact from the truck trips needed to haul sand to the well site, as well as public safety on the roads.

One Of The First Bright Spots In 2024 Lower 48 Oilfield Data

Despite rig count remaining flat, there is a bright spot we're seeing.

U.S. Oil Drillers Are Going Electric—if They Can Get the Electricity

Frackers can’t connect to the electric grid fast enough as they seek to reduce emissions, save costs.

Meet The Secretive ‘Mastermind’ Behind Utah's Oil Boom

Texas oilman Jim Finley has championed shipping oil out of state, and basin production is now soaring.

Liberty Looking For Growth After 1Q24

Very interesting data to compare to their competitors.

LinkedIn: Aaron Witt

Social media influencer gives frac sand some love.

In Other News… Midland Over Riyadh, Cudd Comeback & New Fleet, Cold Weather Scapegoat, & more…

Some big (and small) public companies have made announcements over the past few days that you should know about if you work in OFS, sand or other shale supply chain roles.

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