Infill Thoughts

Of Sand And Water [Friday Guest Post]

One of the biggest challenges relative to Permian sand mine infrastructure, which is critical to the successful development of these facilities, is the availability of a viable supply of water for not only sand production, but potable use as well. A significant amount of effort has gone into finding reliable …

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As Schlumberger’s Permian Mine Opens, Management Pulls Back The Curtain A Bit On Frac Sand Strategy

In a slide deck released this morning, Schlumberger provided some interesting comments on frac sand. There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a subscriber. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Subscribers get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis …

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In The Permian Pipeline Staring Contest, Frac Growth Just Blinked First

We discuss how upstream is reacting to the midstream crisis in the Permian basins. There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a subscriber. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Subscribers get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and …

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The Haves And Have Nots Of Local Sand [Chart Of The Day]

In the wake of the Mid-Con sand rush, we were left wondering just how many US completions will have access to plentiful local sand supply in the years to come. So we did some math and discovered that X% of US completions will soon have a local sand mine in …

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Research Rewind: The Mid-Con Greenfield Frac Sand Rush

This is the second installment in our Research Rewind Series.  Rewinds aggregate our long-shelf life work on hot topics, providing comprehensive and thematic perspective. In our first installment, we looked back at the Permian Basin frac sand trucking situation. This week, we take a look back at the region where the frac sand …

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