Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Pete Cook, Editor

Issue #287

The huge news is the Schlumberger – Liberty Oilfield deal this week, which we have well-covered in this week’s news digest.  On top of that, Infill Thinking has some very interesting articles on the state of the frac sand world, the Permian, and the bankruptcies.  Well worth the read. Last

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Issue #286

A mixed bag of good news, bad news, and news in this week’s Frac Sand News Digest.  Does that mean we are returning to normal?  Let’s hope so.   For those ready to just get outside and do some networking with oil & gas people, Oilfield Water Connection is hosting

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Issue #285

I know, I know. We’re always telling you that this issue is a “must read” and you need to stop everything and read it. So is this one! While some of the big companies work through bankruptcy (even a question, as you will see below, if they should remain a

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Issue #284

Take a seat.  Put on your reading glasses.  There is a lot of great information in the newsletter this week.  Honestly, I don’t know why!  In addition to the reliable Infill Thinking analysis, we have a surprising number of webinars, podcasts, videos, and case studies added to the mix this

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Issue #283

Plenty of interesting information in this week’s newsletter. Deals are still being done and companies are positioning themselves to be ready when things open up again. Enjoy the newsletter and have a great rest of the week!

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Issue #282

Lots of interesting information in today’s newsletter!  Please note the change in the dates of the 9th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference!  We’ll be holding the event November 16-18, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort (a new site for us!).  We have several new features at

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Issue #281

The dominoes have started in North American onshore.  More bankruptcies and consolidation have been announced in recent days, including some drama in frac sand bankruptcy cases.  At the same time, we’re optimistic that these necessary transactions will lead to a smaller, healthier industry.   Thank you to everyone who took

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Issue #280

HCR’s bankruptcy dominates the newsletter this week.  Normally we try to avoid including several articles covering the same topic, but in this case we thought the various articles each provided decent insights and angles on the same issue, so we included several.  If you have not already done so, we

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Issue #279

Apparently even shale industry news goes boom & bust.  After having so many major articles in last week’s newsletter, this week there are only a handful of articles.  Fortunately, we had several newsworthy blog posts over the past week, so we’re able to include those.

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Issue #278

Don’t just skim the newsletter this week.  It is a must read.  Every article is worth your time.  I apologize that most of these are on websites with paid subscriptions, but it would be remiss of me not to include these articles.  Major news on bankruptcies, a big report on

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