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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...


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...


Some Very Interesting Frac Sand Insights From Tudor Pickering Holt’S “Energy Thoughts” Email Of July 17, 2017

Some very interesting frac sand insights from Tudor Pickering Holt’s “Energy Thoughts” email of July 17, 2017: “Elaborating on interesting sand dynamics – Multiple examples of why you can’t paint sand with quite as broad a brush as many folks seem to be doing today (OIH $25) -...


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 ...


Positioning Yourself For Success In The Fast-Changing Frac Sand Industry

The pace of change in the frac sand industry has been remarkable.  It has to be a little bit scary for those who have invested a lot of time & money into a frac sand solution (supply, supply chain, logistics, etc.) to see the rapid changes in...


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...