Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #325

We hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend!  It was a pretty quiet week for the frac sand industry.  We expect to have some more news next week.  We did have some great initial discussions with the Grapevine Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and we should have some fun additional

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Issue #324

There are some important articles in this week’s Frac Sand News Digest:  sand trucking market share, the dunes Sagebrush Lizard, fleet electrification, a major sand mine up for auction, and plenty more.  Before we jump in, results from last week’s survey were interesting.  We had asked where we should hold

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Issue #323

Over six years.  323 weeks.  2,267 days.  That’s how long the Frac Sand News Digest had been going, without missing an issue…until last week!  I blew it.  Somehow, I just completely forgot to assemble and send out the Digest.  I was in Dallas, helping run a large oilfield water conference

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Issue #322

There is an abundance of positive news for the industry this week!  Please take the time to read through this week’s news digest.  Please also take our frac sand survey.  It is only one question and we’d love your input. The Permian Road Safety Coalition has opened up registration for

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Issue #321

We have a full newsletter this week, with a wide variety of topics.  Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!   And now, the news…

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Issue #320

There is plenty of interesting news for the frac sand industry this week.  And that means there is a lot to keep an eye on…simul-fracs, wet sand, unwashed sand, road safety, etc.  We’re also going to test a “Survey of the Week” concept where readers can provide quick feedback on

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Issue #319

Quiet week for frac sand news, which is surprising because most of the news to be had is pretty good news!  Maybe everyone is too busy working to do any writing.  Please do note that the Permian Road Safety Coalition is holding a Sand Task Force Meeting on May 15

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Issue #318

Happy Easter! Last week we had a great Frac Sand Industry Update.  It was wonderful to get back together, in-person, with so many industry peers.  The forecasts and news was generally very positive as well!  While the days of rapid growth are behind us, it appears we might be in

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Issue #317

Today is the 6th Annual Frac Sand Industry Update.  For the sixth year in a row, we are sold out.  We have a great lineup of speakers and topics.  We look forward to seeing many of you there.  If you were not able to attend, please mark your calendars for

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Issue #316

We are only a week away from the largest frac sand event of 2021 so far!  And think of the drastic changes that have happened in the industry already this year:  sand shortages, trucking constraints, the big freeze, bankruptcies, acquisitions, etc. Now is not the time to sit on the

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