The Sand Truck Driver Shortage Is Spilling Over Into Crude Oil Hauling

If oil drivers are leaving for sand in larger numbers now, that would suggest that frac sand hauling rates may have reached a tipping point that converts drivers. We examine the differences in hauling oil vs. sand both pay and scope and discuss a potential tipping point that could have widespread O&G ramifications in the Lower 48.

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