Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #444

Four weeks out from this year’s frac sand conference, and things are heating up in the frac sand space. We are finalizing our agenda, and there’s a lot of discussions to get excited about. Registrations are pouring in, and we’re adding new sponsors every single day. If you’re needing booth

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Issue #443

Exxon officially buys Pioneer. A few articles forthcoming, but we’ll be chatting about the ramifications of the deal over the coming weeks and undoubtedly at this year’s frac sand conference.   We just made our draft agenda public, and there’s a lot of discussions to get excited about. I have

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Issue #442

PF Holdings (ProFrac/Alpine Silica) making some very interesting news this week. Both Matt Wilks (Chairman – ProFrac) and Matt Zinn (SVP – Alpine) will be speaking in November, maybe they will share more on this? With 40+ sponsors/supporting organizations, we are looking like we’ll be bursting at the seams for

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Issue #441

As momentum continues to build for this year’s Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference, read this week’s interesting articles focusing especially on trucking and pressure pumpers.   And now, the news…

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Issue #440

Highlights: Just announced: Frac Sand Happy Hour in Houston in two weeks LinkedIn users posting data on the shale market Interesting insights into how much sand quality matters   Grab your coffee and let’s dig in.   And now, the news…

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Issue #439

The most-widely read frac sand newsletter: The Frac Sand Digest.   After last week’s Canadian Frac Sand Summit, there’s a lot of articles to catch up on. Top highlights: Many assets for sale. Maybe “many” is an understatement. Permian simul-fracs reach 20%. And as we all know, simul-fracs are a

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Issue #438

Amid other frac sand news, today is Petroleum Connection’s first annual Canadian Frac Sand Summit! We are excited to hear what’s going on in the market.   And now, the news…

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Issue #437

New frac sand outside of Kermit, further DSL analysis, wet sand usage analysis, and other great stories this week!   If you haven’t seen our 1st Annual Canadian Frac Sand event happening next week, you should check it out.   And now, the news…

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Issue #436

Frac fleet news make up a large portion of the news cycle; other great stories with big industry promotions, multiple new Eagle Ford sand mine updates, DSL updates, and some big shale industry M&A.   Also, if you haven’t seen our 1st Annual Canadian Frac Sand event, you should check

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Issue #435

Highlights this week:   Dune Sagebrush Lizard Atlas Sand’s Bud Brigham More publics weigh in on frac sand   And now, the news…

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