Tag: Frac Sand

Frac sand producers are taking advantage of this lull in the market to prepare for the next boom. Photo: iSstock.com/BanksPhotos

Waiting on the frac sand floodgates to open

September 20, 2019By

One industry veteran provides his view on the evolving frac sand market and offers a look at what’s coming down the pike.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

P&Q University Lesson 1: Industry Overview

August 1, 2019By

The first lesson in Pit & Quarry University is an industry overview, which details the progress of every aspect of the industry.

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Market dynamics are driving new frac sand operations in places like Oklahoma and Louisiana. Photo courtesy of CDE.

Agility key to frac sand success

June 26, 2019By

Changes in the frac sand market landscape are opening opportunities to new and upcoming operations in different parts of North America.

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Hi-Crush, Chesapeake enter frac sand supply agreement

November 19, 2018By

Hi-Crush entered into a new, long-term frac sand supply agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corp.

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Van Tongeren America's mobile classification system

Mobile classification system separates aggregate without water

October 30, 2018By

A new, self-contained particle separation system from Van Tongeren America fits on a standard truck base.

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Vista develops Oklahoma frac sand mine

October 15, 2018By

Vista Proppants & Logistics, a frac sand provider, announced the development of a mine northeast of Fay, Oklahoma.

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Photo: Kevin Yanik

2018 in a nutshell

October 8, 2018By

PQ’s Kevin Yanik explores the aggregate industry’s year-to-date progression through several lenses.

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The frac sand market is booming once again, and producers are churning out sand at rampant rates. Photo courtesy of Mark Krause

High demand for frac sand

September 24, 2018By

The market is back and bigger than ever, and it isn’t showing signs of slowing anytime soon.

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