11 June 2018
Fears that a regional infrastructure shortage could stall frac sand demand have been allayed by a rising oil rig count.
07 June 2018
Oklahoma is the new ‘boom town’ for sand mining, with another unit with capacity for 3 million tons per year planned to be on line within six months.
06 June 2018
Unimin parent company Sibelco has boosted its stake in the growing US frac sand market via the merger.
05 June 2018
The start-up of another in-basin sand mine in the US later this year highlights growing regional demand.
31 May 2018
Fresh calls for the dune sagebrush lizard to be listed as an endangered species threaten the boom in Permian Basin frac sand extraction.
29 May 2018
Frac sand supply in west Texas is booming, with drilling activity and demand driving the increase.
25 May 2018
Another sand miner looks to add more in-basin capacity outside the Permian.
23 May 2018
The frac sand miner is opening a 3 million short ton per year facility to serve fracking sites in Oklahoma.
09 May 2018
The US company’s plant is the latest in a series of new frac sand producers opened in Texas, in both the Permian and Eagle Ford basins.
03 May 2018
Cold weather and rail downtime fails to prevent increase in sales in first quarter, with demand robust and set to remain so, the company said