Unimin launches second frac sand terminal in West Virginia

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 02 November 2015

Proppant supplier Unimin Energy Solutions has opened a second high efficiency unit train capable terminal in the US. Despite recent announcements from leading North American frac sand producers regarding lower sales in the third quarter of the year, Unimin is focusing on customer service and efficiency, which the company says are especially pertinent in the current challenging oil and gas market.

Unimin Energy Solutions has announced the opening of its second unit train capable terminal in Benwood, West Virginia, US together with its partners CSX Railroad and Transload Solutions.

The ultra-high efficiency transload and storage facility on Route 2 has a storage capacity of almost 20,000 tonnes silo storage and...

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