Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Pete Cook, Editor

Issue #308

Sand is still hard to come by in the Permian, and truck shortages are adding to the stress in multiple basins.  Some great opportunities for a variety of companies.   Looking long-term, we continue to hear about plant expansions.  Related to plant expansion, for a variety of reasons, over the

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Issue #307

Despite a quiet week for frac sand news, it appears there is a run on frac sand (and trucks!) in the Permian and beyond.  We continue to hear rumors about frac sand projects (plant expansions, new mining projects, etc.) and inquiries continue to come in regarding used equipment deals.  It

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Issue #306

Some day I might learn that the frac sand industry will never settle into a quiet, predictable routine.  Just when it appeared that things would settle down to a subdued new normal, things go haywire.  Crude is up, trucks and frac sand are needed and in short supply…at least for

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Issue #305

Happy New Year! I’m sure many of us are struggling to get back into the normal schedule after the holidays. To help kick the year off on a good note, this week’s Frac Sand Digest brings us some relatively positive news. Enjoy the articles! And now, the news…

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Issue #304

Light week for frac sand news, which just means you’ll have a little more time to spend with the family during this quiet week between Christmas and New Years.  Have a great rest of the year and we look forward to working with you in 2021!

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Issue #303

The Cook Family and The Petroleum Connection wish you and yours a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year.  2020 was a challenging year from a business perspective, but it did give us an opportunity to straighten out priorities, spend more time with family, and improve our business operations.  God-willing,

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Issue #302

We only have ten articles in this week’s news digest, but every one of them is worth reading!  Have a great rest of the week!

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Issue #301

Pretty quiet week for frac sand news.  These days, no news is good news!  Have a great rest of the week.   And now, the news…

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Issue #300

We hope our readers had a great Thanksgiving. While we were unable to travel to see in-laws or cousins, we were certainly grateful for the opportunity to spend some quiet days with the immediate family. 2020 was a tough year, but it also gave us the opportunity to spend more

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Issue #299

It was great to see so many industry friends last week, at the 9th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference. We ended up with 175+ attendees.  While that was down compared to past years, it was still the largest frac sand event of 2020.  Most of this week’s newsletter

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