Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #473 | June 19, 2024

Matador is the latest to scoop up high-value acreage in the Delaware as we come to the tail end of 1H24. It will be important and interesting to see how these trends continue through the end of the year. Lots of great things to discuss in November


Read these stories and more as we’ve got you updated on the latest in the frac sand industry!


And now, the news…

This Week's News

Matador acquires Ameredev in $1.9 billion deal

The deal includes certain oil and natural gas producing properties and undeveloped acreage located in Lea County, New Mexico and Loving and Winkler counties, Texas.

Provider Implications In This Week’s E&P M&A Deal – Matador / Ameredev

Data-driven context for OFS implications in the MTDR/Ameredev M&A deal.

LinkedIn Post: Algerian Fracking

"Develop the Frac sand business locally to save cost and absorb unemployment ( support the surge of the local skills and economy )"

The Latest On A Two-Plant Privately-Held Permian Frac Sand Producer

The latest scoop on the operational capacity of PB Minerals, a newer entrant to the frac sand market.

If You Are A Frac Sand Producer, Why Dig A Hole Just To Dig A Hole?

A serious discussion given the current state of frac sand pricing.

URTeC: E&Ps Tap Refrac Playbook for Eagle Ford, Bakken Inventory

Refracs and other redevelopment projects might not be needle-moving growth drivers—but they’re becoming more common for E&Ps levered in maturing plays like the Eagle Ford and Bakken, experts discussed at URTeC 2024.

The Risk/Reward Profile Of OFS Investing Today

Inside this article is a compilation of feedback from Infill Thinking's mid-year survey about the state of the OFS industry.

Not Just Rigs. Private E&P Presence Quieter In Completions Mix Too…

I think the most interesting point on this is where the private operators compare to the publics as a percentage of the completions market.

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