Frac Sand latest news

  • August 2016

    Clinton appoints pro-fracking Salazar

    18 August 2016

    While the appointment of Ken Salazar may be good news for the struggling fracking industry, US presidential hopeful Hilary Clinton has been criticised for undermining her climate promises following the placing of Salazar at the head of her presidential transition team.

  • Hi-Crush to purchase Blair frac sand facility

    12 August 2016

    Despite a loss reported for the second quarter in addition to lower frac sand volumes sold, Hi-Crush plans to acquire the Blair facility in Wisconsin, giving it access to additional processing capacity and Northern White reserves.

  • US Silica to buy proppant logistics firm

    04 August 2016

    US Silica plans to purchase frac sand logistics company Sandbox, which it says will help to manage the proppant supply chain and lower costs – something the company is focusing on following its Q2 net loss.

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