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Frac Sand Mine Orderbook Chatter Gets Louder

With the list of both confirmed and rumored new greenfield frac sand projects in 2022 growing, we built this new database for Lium Data clients with all the new plants we are monitoring. In this update, we share observations about the new capacity we are tracking… There’s a lot more …

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Northeastern Shale Water Management Takeaways

Two weeks ago, our team participated in a productive and well attended Marcellus Water Shale Business Update conference hosted by Oilfield Water Connection. We had the opportunity to moderate the panel on “Midstream of Water” which was comprised of senior speakers from EQT, Equitrans, and Gemini Shale Solutions. The event …

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US Silica’s New Market Outlook

US Silica provided their positive results and outlook this morning. Here is a digestible bullet point summary of the key market intel they shared plus our data for context on a couple points… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update …

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And The Frac Beats Go On, Da-da-dum, da-dum, da-da

First Halliburton, then Liberty, and now Nextier and RPC Inc have all beat consensus expectations for 2Q22 and raised guidance ahead of expectations for coming quarters. It’s a great time to be a pressure pumper. So far… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  …

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Halliburton: “With Almost No Frac Capacity Left To Add In 2022, 2023 Growth Talks Begin Early… & Prices Will Be Higher… ‘What Recession’? “

Halliburton’s conference call this week confirms some of our recent research and presents a positive fundamental framework for OFS into next year… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If …

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Profrac’s Sand △

A study of ProFrac’s Sand strategy…   There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership has expired, please email us to …

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Frac Sand Price Database Update

Do you have access to the sand price benchmark data that your competitors are using to judge the market? There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new …

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Eagle Ford Well Permits Cooling Too…

What to expect in rig count going forward? We discuss… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership has expired, please …

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Quarter In Review: Infill Thinking’s Top 10 2Q22 Updates

By The Stats – Membership Resources Provided During 1Q22 In the 90 days ending March 31, 2022, the Infill Thinking research team: published 76 independent research updates, emailed 24 original Infill Thoughts newsletters to active members, regularly updated Lium Database Downloads for data clients, moderated a frac sand panel discussion …

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New Pressure Pumper vs. Sand Producer Lawsuit #2

Sand litigation is back. We analyze the new suits and implications here… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership has …

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New Pressure Pumper vs. Sand Producer Lawsuit #1

Sand litigation is back. We analyze the new suits and implications here… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership has …

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Sand M&A Comes Back With A Big Permian Deal…

Sand mine M&A is back! We analyze the new deal and implications here… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership …

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Permian DUCs Are NOT A Concern For Frac

What to expect in rig count and DUCs going forward? We discuss… There’s a lot more to this story… Login to see the full update…  To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If you are new to Infill Thinking, or your membership has …

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