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Tudor Pickering Holt Energy Notes Excerpt from March 23, 2018: U.S. Silica Announces $750mm Acquisition

As SLCA looks to smooth out the volatility inherent in energy cycles, the company made it clear a large industrial acquisition was on the radar and they've now put their money where their mouth is; this will make SLCA...


Excerpt from TPH Energy Morning Note on Friday February 16

Q1'18 Sand Delivery Issues (Part I) Sand rail constraint rumblings real but magnitude may be overblown Sector:Oil Service | Ticker: OSX | Recommendation: NA | Target: NA | Close: $136.55 Yesterday HAL noted sand delivery constraints associated with the Canadian National Railway (“CN”) are impacting activity (i.e. cold weather impacting ability for unit...


Frac Sand Industry Leaders Gathering in Houston on Friday, February 2.

Industry leaders are gathering at the 3rd Annual Frac Sand Industry Update on Friday, February at The Petroleum Club of Houston. While the event is sold out, those interested in getting on the waiting list should contact Pete Cook at


Location And Hours Announced For The 2nd Annual Frac Sand Equipment Expo!

The Petroleum Connection is pleased to announce the location for the 2nd Annual Frac Sand Equipment Expo! Responding to feedback and suggestions from attendees and exhibitors from the 2017 event, the 2018 event will be held at the same...


Register Before It Is Too Late! The 3rd Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

The Petroleum Connection’s 3rd Annual Frac Sand Industry Updateis fast approaching and seats are almost sold out. With only about 30 spots remaining, the event will almost certainly sell-out and there will not ...


Rystad Energy Recruits Proppant Experts

Those who have attended The Petroleum Connection’s frac sand focused events over the past few years know that we like to start off our events with a general overview of North American onshore, followed by a more in depth look at the proppant industry itself. IHS Markit...