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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...


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 ...


The Petroleum Connection Announces The Frac Sand Equipment Expo!

The Petroleum Connection announced the Frac Sand Equipment Expo will be held on September 27, 2017 at the Baytown Fairgrounds.  Located just 30 minutes east of Houston, and being held the day before the 6th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference, frac sand professionals will not want to miss...


Frac Sand Supply &Amp; Logistics Conference Improving Attendee Experience In 2017

The Petroleum Connection's Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference is moving to downtown Houston for 2017. The conference will be held September 28-29, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The new location, and increased engagement opportunities, will provide a fresh...


Takeaways From The 5Th Annual Frac Sand Supply &Amp; Logistics Conference

Frac sand professionals who were able to attend the 5th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference came away with a lot of information to consider for future business opportunities. Here is my opinion on the top takeaways from the conference: Guarded Optimism Nearly everyone I talked to and...


Why Keep Fracking Operations In A Building?

By Ben Fox, President & CEO, Legacy Building Solutions   While the amount of frac sand exposure allowable under permissible exposure limits (PEL) for crystalline silica varies among operations, there's no doubt that keeping frac sand loading under cover keeps silica dust contained. And with a properly designed frac...