Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Pete Cook, Editor

Issue #272

While we’re a long way from being fully back on our feet, there are some reasons for optimism for frac sand and North American onshore.  You can read the experts’ take in the articles below.  Anecdotally, we’re seeing it with new registrations and sponsorships for both the 2020 Mobile Mini

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Issue #271

Maybe journalists got sick of writing bad news.  Maybe state economies opening up have gotten people looking ahead.  I don’t know exactly why, but in the past week we have had several positive articles about the future of North American shale.  We also have some very interesting industry articles this

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Issue #270

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the 500+ people put out of work from the frac sand industry over the past month or so.  In hopes of helping out, I did some research to find what job listings are out there at some of the larger frac sand companies.

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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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