Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Pete Cook, Editor

Issue #269

While the pandemic news seems to be trending the right direction, the oil & gas world continues to struggle. It is difficult to see so many good people out of work, particularly in the energy sector.  Hopefully, with states easing restrictions and opening some businesses, we’ll see an uptick in

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Issue #268

This is a crazy week.  Let’s see where the dust settles in the next week or two, as states start to open up for business again, demand starts to rise, etc.  Have a good rest of the week.

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Issue #267

Lots of difficult news from the oil patch these days.  Lots of other interesting news.  Take the time to read through this week’s issue.  Have a good rest of the week.

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Issue #266

Plenty of interesting articles in today’s newsletter.  At the time of writing, there is a fair amount of talk about how actual coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are much lower than the estimates.  Hopefully that trend continues and we can start working toward normalcy again.  We’ll see.  Have a great Easter!

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Issue #265

It’s been a tough week for oil & gas. Lots of good people being laid off or furloughed, and happening at a time when finding a new job is particularly difficult. Do the best you can and we’ll come through this okay. There are millions of people taking advantage of

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Issue #264

Hopefully you have been able to take advantage of the “no travel” and “work from home” situation to catch up on important issues, clean up the home office, and sit and think about priorities, innovations, and life.  I’ve been pleasantly surprised this week how much of that type of thing

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Issue #263

We’re praying for you, my friends.  Not any good news in this week’s articles.  We did postpone the Mobile-Mini Frac Sand Mine Forum from April 17 until July 1.  Hopefully things can return, somewhat, to normal by then.  While sometimes the measures being taken seem extreme, it is good to

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Issue #262

Okay.  Let’s just take a breath for a second.  Yes, the coronavirus issue is getting worse, but most of the drastic actions being taken are being done to prevent it’s spread.  I am confident we’ll figure this out and get it under control.  And yes, oil prices collapsed due to

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Issue #261

Lots of interesting news this week.  In addition, sponsorship opportunities at the Mobile-Mini Frac Sand Mine Forum are nearly sold out!  If you are interested in showcasing your company’s goods and/or services at the event, please visit to learn more and sign up!  Registration is also still open for

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Issue #260

Some very interesting articles this week!  Of note are the articles on Shale Support, Saudi Aramco, mobile/mini mines, and wet sand.  Registrations and sponsorships continue to come in for the Mobile-Mini Frac Sand Mine Forum, which is happening in Houston in less than 60 days!  Learn more and sign up

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