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Top Permian Performers – County Rig Rank

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Pressure Pumping Pricing Gains Are Inevitable. Right Guys? Right?

Our channel checks reveal some interesting things happening towards the commoditized end of hydraulic fracturing market. Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters …

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Eagle Ford Frac Sand Mine Activity Trends

A data-driven look at operating activity trends for the South Texas local frac sand mining industry. Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters …

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US Silica’s Market Outlook

US Silica provided their 1Q21 results and rest of year outlook this morning. Here is a digestible bullet point summary of the key market intel they shared… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free …

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Quantifying The Permian Sand Mine Snap Back [Chart Of The Day]

A data-driven look at operating activity trends for the West Texas local frac sand mining industry. Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters …

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Halliburton Opens Up On Vorto Relationship For The 1st Time; Also Some Frac Market Outlook Takeaways…

Halliburton’s conference call this week confirmed an Infill Thinking exclusive from six months ago… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis …

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New App-Based Sand Hauler To Watch… Plus 6 Other Notable “Research Quick Hits” In The Frac Supply Chain…

We hear lots of things. Some of them bear repeating… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and commentary New angles …

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What Ever Happened To Frac Hits? [Chart Of The Day]

Sure, companies have developed coping mechanisms, but it’s still a big risk in the medium- to long-term outlook for U.S. oil production… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current …

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How Many Meshes Do Shale Wells Really Need?

As most Infill Thinking readers know, E&P operators often require their pressure pumpers to use multiple size grades on shale / tight oil wells. In fact, several grades are often used in the same stage. Is that about to change?   Login to see the full update… To read this …

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A Dozen Or So Notable Frac Supply Chain Datapoints

We hear lots of things. Some of them bear repeating… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and commentary New angles …

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US Onshore Drilling Summary – Week Of 4/1/21

Infill Thinking keeps members abreast of drilling trends with our weekly rig count analysis – unique takes and presentation on otherwise pedestrian rig count data… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has …

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How, What, Where, Why, Why Now, & Who? [Simulfrac Series]

This week, we launched a new research series covering the implications of simulfrac adoption across the completions market. The series kicked off with thoughts on why it matters and future thought pieces will trace the trend’s ripples into specific niches of the US shale value chain (like sand and water …

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US Onshore Drilling Summary – Week Of 3/26/21

Infill Thinking keeps members abreast of drilling trends with our weekly rig count analysis – unique takes and presentation on otherwise pedestrian rig count data… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has …

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US Onshore Drilling Summary – Week Of 3/19/21

Infill Thinking keeps members abreast of drilling trends with our weekly rig count analysis – unique takes and presentation on otherwise pedestrian rig count data… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has …

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