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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...


Comments from Tudor Pickering Holt's Energy Thoughts newsletter of December 13, 2018

Fairmount Santrol / Unimin merger yields beefy FMSA upside (part 1) – transaction creates at least ~30-50% upside to FMSA stock (sans $170mm cash payment consideration) in our view…70%+ upside when viewed through a more bullish lens (FMSA - $5.11 – B, Unimin – Private – NR)– ...


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...