Tag Archives: labor

Permian Frac Sand Plant De-Rating [Chart Of The Day]

Permian sand plant staffing reductions effectively de-rated production capacity in 4Q19. The trend in this chart helped set up the supply crunch we’ve dubbed Sandemonium when customer budgets reset seasonally in January… Login to see the full update… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be …

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Anything To Read Between The Lines On The Roster At Today’s San Antonio Job Fair?

We highlight an interesting appearance at a San Antonio area job fair this week. 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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Yesterday Wells Froze, Today Rail Cars Are Stuck, Tomorrow It’ll Be R&M, Labor & Trucking [Permian Points 2]

This is our second installment of Permian Points (oilfield service market quick hits) after devoting a full week to boots-on-the ground reconnaissance in the Permian Basin in February (revisit part one here). We met with industry contacts, visited facilities, and made observations from the road. Here are some of our key takeaways, thoughts, …

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