Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #454

Natural gas takes the frac highlights, major sand supplier separates out their frac sand business unit, frac sand last mile solutions company adds more solutions, and discussing the fallout from the recent major cold front in the US.   We’re starting to work on the agenda for our Frac Sand

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Issue #453

This week in the frac sand world, we highlight a last mile player making a big splash, a frac sand mine is acquired, MORE E&P consolidation, and so many other stories.   And now, the news…

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Issue #452

As folks are ramping up their 2024 operations, we catch up with the latest news affecting the frac sand industry.   This week, most stories highlight the importance of US shale with an interesting data point that could be a hint at a pressure pumper separating out its sand business.

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Issue #451

This week’s digest is dedicated to the macro forces at play driving oil and gas prices. In particular, we are watching both the short term effects of the war in Israel as well as the long-term effects of the investment and governmental attitude towards fracking in Australia.   We’ll be

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Issue #450

Another big E&P merger, frac sand industry survey outlooks, and bad news for non-US fracking. Catch up on the latest as we wind down Q4 and look ahead into 2024.   And now, the news…

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Issue #449

M&A in the E&P landscape makes more headlines from both rumors and the FTC investigating one of the major mergers announced earlier this year.   In addition, there’s updates on sand capacity expansions in multiple basins, railcar leasing outlook, political fighting over fracking, and more.   And now, the news…

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Issue #448

Our first newsletter post-conference! We heard from many of our attendees that this years’ frac sand conference was the “best one yet” with over 400 attendees. We appreciate the gracious words, and we look forward to continuing to gather frac sand’s industry leaders in 2024. In terms of recent news,

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Issue #447

If you want to know what’s happening in the frac sand industry, here’s what you need to do: Read this week’s digest with industry outlooks from public sand operators and other key news Be at the Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference next week to listen to private companies share

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Issue #446

Wet sand takes a big focus in this week’s newsletter and at the conference! Great insights into the level of Permian adoption in particular. Also, another major focus is on earnings reports (included this week are E&Ps, railroad, and sand miner).   The conference agenda is nearly finished, and we’ve

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Issue #445

Preparing for next month’s frac sand conference has our team working hard to get everything set up for the frac sand industry’s biggest gathering. We’ll be adding some exciting new speakers this week (stay tuned!). Our sponsoring companies like Badger Mining, Signal Peak Silica, Guttman Energy, FreighTrax, FEECO, PropFlow, RAM

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