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Permian Basin Oil & Gas Magazine: Line In The Sand

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

The oil and gas economy is always compared to a roller coaster ride, but nowhere in the sector has the ride been crazier over the last decade than in frac...
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Hot Takes From The Big Stage During Last Week's Local Sand & NWS Panels At The Petroleum Connection Event

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Last week’s three-day Petroleum Connection was the biggest event of the year in the frac sand supply and logistics industry, drawing over 500 attendees and the who’s who of the...
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How Has Proppant Intensity Affected Stage Count From 2015 To Present?

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

How has #proppant intensity affected stage count from 2015 to present?
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Crude Life Interview With Joe Dancy, Touches On Frac Sand

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Joe Dancy, Associate Director, Southern Methodist University Maguire Energy Institute, gives a recap of his tour of the Bakken oil fields and the conference in Medora.
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Video Summary Of Key Points From Westwood Energy's Recently Released US Frac Sand Outlook White Paper

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

The US Frac Sand Outlook White Paper investigates demand for proppant, total frac sand supply, and last mile trucking costs.
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Sideline Stuff We Heard At The Petroleum Connection's Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference Last Week

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Everyone knows that you often learn just as much in the side hallways of industry events as you do in the main hall. In that vein, here are 5 interesting...
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Frac Sand Supplier Emerge Calls Creditors' Objections To Reorg Plan 'Baseless'

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Emerge Energy Services LP on Friday urged the judge overseeing its bankruptcy to overrule objections by the committee for its unsecured creditors to disclosures of its reorganization plan, saying in...
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Emerge Energy Agrees To Revisit Ch. 11 Disclosure Statement

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Bankrupt fracking sand miner Emerge Energy Services LP agreed Monday in Delaware to confer with the official comitee of unsecure creditors in its Chapter 11 case to address concerns about...
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A Potential Game Changer In The In-Basin Sand Story...

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Infill Thinking participated in the Petroleum Connection’s frac sand conference in San Antonio this week. We will share a full recap of our key takeaway in a piece early next...
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In Q4 2018, Texas Accounted For A Little More Than Half Of All Proppant Consumption In The Onshore US.

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Texas is the largest consumer of proppant. In Q4 2018 it accounted for a little more than half of all proppant consumption in the onshore US.Within Texas, the Permian...
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Athabasca Minerals Receives Favourable Technical Report In Support Of Its Duvernay Premium Domestic Sand Project

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Athabasca Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of a Technical Report prepared in accordance with the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects for...
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Mighty Morphin' Montney Fracs

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

ConocoPhillips is pumping 13,000t of proppant per well on a 14-well pad. Various completions and pad configurations were systematically tested before arriving at the current design.
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He Paid $1.50 An Acre For Barren Texas Land Now Worth $7 Billion

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

So much of the Permian Basin is under production that the lights glowing at night, on well pads and rigs and double-wide trailers, make the place look in NASA satellite...
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Oil Extends Gains Ahead Of U.S. Stockpile Data, OPEC+ Meeting

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Oil extended its advance as U.S. stockpiles were estimated to have dropped and OPEC+ members gathered in the United Arab Emirates ahead of meetings this week.Futures rose for a fifth...
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Which Basins Have Been Beaten Up The Worst In The Unyielding Drilling Activity Decline Of 2019?

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Rig count. Yep… it’s down again. It’s been X weeks since the US onshore rig count registered an uptick. Year-to-date, the US onshore rig count is down X rigs. As...
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Note From Before The Conference: Here's What We Are Listening For At 2019's Biggest Frac Sand Conference Happening This Week...

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

The Infill Thinking team has arrived in San Antonio to participate in the biggest (and best) frac supply chain trade show of 2019, hosted by Petroleum Connection. Infill Thinking is...
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Lack Of Railcar Demand In Spotlight At Investor Conference

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

With rail traffic lower year-over-year and precision scheduled railroading (PSR) initiatives in full swing at the Class I railroads, it's understandable that demand for railcars has slowed. U.S. railcar manufacturer...
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A Quality Carrier's Permian Exit Escalates Frac Supply Chain Sustainability Questions [Read The 2nd Letter]

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

A good, quality, upstanding outfit just exited stage left. While industry-wide capacity reductions are needed, we see this news as a bad omen for the industry at large
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South Industries Lowers The Cost To Store And Transport Frac Sand

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Innovation by South Industries has taken vertical frac sand storage costs to new lows. A recently constructed 6,000-ton sand storage dome reduced the construction cost per stored ton below $150/ton....
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Iowa Officials Eye Winneshiek County Mining

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Valuable minerals potentially worth $1 trillion could exist deep below the surface of Northeast Iowa, and Winneshiek County officials want to be prepared for the repercussions large-scale mining activities...
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Chinese Deal For Cape York Silica Sand Project

September 10, 2019 | Issue: #236

Diatreme Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese manufacturer for the potential supply of up to 500,000 tonnes of photovoltaic grade silica sand. The sand would be...
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