Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #465 | April 25, 2024

Your top resource for the biggest headlines in frac sand. Major headlines: Atlas’ Kermit plant suffered a major fire last week, major US-based frac sand plant nears finalization of their acquisition of Canadian frac sand player, HAL/Liberty both host their earnings calls, and so much more.

 

And now, the news…

This Week's News

5 Big Picture Completions Market Takeaways From Houston Industry Conference This Week

Takeaways from this month's Frac Sand Update that we hosted in Houston (great thoughts, Infill Thinking team).

Atlas Energy says Texas proppant plant to reopen next week after fire

The operator of 12 proppant production facilities across the Permian Basin said the fire primarily affected the "feed system" that transports sand from dryers and separators into storage silos.

Atlas Is Resuming Some Kermit Plant Ops Early Next Week

Intuitive reading behind the lines of Atlas' statement on their fire.

5 Days After The Sand Fire & Permian Market Seems To Be Handling It Well

More boots on the ground feedback from the Atlas fire and the long term impacts.

Frac Sand Asset Marketplace

Big updates coming soon, but take a look at our list (in particular, if you're looking to buy an operational frac sand mine, email [email protected] for intros).

LinkedIn Post: Liberty Energy

Ron Gusek (industry friend, President of Liberty Energy) testified before US Congress sub-committee about the important of fossil fuels.

Texas Local Sand Prices Low But Stable For A Couple Quarters Now

Not great, but also not bad, news for Permian sand producers.

Somebody Tell The Private E&Ps That Oil’s Almost $90!

Data driven context for drilling trends.

Athabasca Minerals Inc. Announces Court Approval of Reorganization and Delisting From TSX Venture Exchange

Badger Mining Corp's acquisition of AMI Silica set to close by next week.

Frac Market Read-Through From Liberty As They Kicked Off OFS Earnings Season This Week

Liberty shares their market perspective as well as internal stability and strengths.

Wet Sand Quick Hits – State Of Play Summary

Some interesting wet sand anecdotes through recent channel checks and the panel on wet sand at the Petroleum Connection’s conference in Houston.

Halliburton Sees Best Profit in 12 Years Amid Smaller Shale

Frack giant sees no North America natural gas recovery in 2024.

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