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Tudor Pickering Holt’S “Energy Thoughts” On October 17 Related To U.S. Silica

SLCA update part 1 – we recently caught up with the company to discuss evolving market dynamics and continue to believe this geographically diversified sand producer sits well undervalued ($27.81 – B)– ...


NISA Features The Petroleum Connection’S Frac Sand Weekly News Digest On Their “News” Page Of The New Website

The National Industrial Sand Association recently launched anew and improved website. On the “News” page of the site, they recommend their readers to go to the Frac Sand Weekly Digest. The Petroleum Connection appreciates the recognition by NISA of the quality of our newsletter...


Frac Sand: Raw Material Or Fungible Commodity?

by Julie Lerner, PanXchange, Inc. Since its first pilot launch in world market sugar, the PanXchange team has researched many different commodity markets, seeking to apply its aggregated market solution to those with the most inefficiencies, fragmentation and opacity. Staffed by a team of seasoned commodity traders, they...


Frac Sand Storage Solutions Ready Sooner: A Case Study

by Paul Smith, Legacy Building Solutions Speed is critical in a fast-moving industry like frac sand storage. When your customers need silicate, there’s no time to waste. Fracking can’t move forward without sand. The best way to have a plentiful supply of sand, safely contained and ready to load, is to...


Permian Basin Sand Capacity Announcements Continue, And Upcoming Frac Sand Conference Has Major Permian Basin Sand Focus

by Kent Syverson, Professor of Geology Sand mine announcements continue unabated in the Permian Basin of Texas. I was out of town visiting UW-Eau Claire geology interns at sand mines around the State of Wisconsin, so I had to catch up on Permian sand mine announcements when I...


Staying In Front Of Clients In The Frac Sand Industry

It continues to be a very exciting time in the frac sand industry. With major shifts happening across the supply chain (the emergence of Permian Basin mines, last mile logistics issues, trucker shortages, vertical integrations, the Dune Sagebrush Lizard, competition for qualified personnel, regulatory ...