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Preferred Sands Announces Commercial Opening to Serve Eagle Ford Shale

Preferred Proppants, LLC (“Preferred Sands”) announced that it has commenced commercial operations at its Atascosa sand mine and facility, marking another milestone as the Company continues its national in-basin sand strategy aimed at reducing the cost of sand and associated logistics for customers in the region. “This opening represents a significant event within our continued, multi-year localization strategy,” said Michael ...

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Time-lapse map shows fracking history

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Drillinginfo.com has created a time-lapse map of unconventional oil and gas development. The map spans 15 years and shows development in 11 American shale plays. The fracking craze begins near Fort Worth, Texas and quickly explodes into other areas of Texas as well as New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. Development of the Bakken ...

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A Natural History of the Fayetteville Shale Play

By Zach Koppang | Shale Play Media As natural history will show, events happen in cycles. Weather, economics, regional conflict can each be identified by certain cycles. As technology continues to advance at an exponential rate, new industries are burgeoning, capitalizing on the cycles of the earth’s natural history and the resources that have been locked away in, for example, ...

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Redefining the profitable Bakken


Brian Kroshus, Publisher When the first vertical oil well was successfully drilled and completed in the Williston Basin in the early ’50s near Tioga, no one at the time would have been able to fully comprehend the sheer magnitude of the oil play lying below them. Based on conventional knowledge, the discovery of oil itself was cause for headlines, an ...

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