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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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Baker Hughes starts disclosing frac chemicals


SAN ANTONIO — Baker Hughes Inc. this month will start disclosing all of the chemicals it uses during hydraulic fracturing — the first of the major oil field service companies to adopt a policy of transparency. The Houston-based company said will not make any trade secret claims in the information it posts on the industry website FracFocus.org starting with wells ...

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