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BLM Seeks Input for Overland Conveyor Project

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carlsbad Field Office is asking concerned parties to participate in a public scoping process to gather input regarding the preparation of an environmental assessment for OLC Kermit LLC’s proposed Kermit Overland Conveyor Project.

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Covia Makes Financial Moves

Covia announced a series of actions that are expected to improve its financial flexibility:

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Lean Times Predicted for Wisconsin Sand

According to Rich Kremer, writing for Wisconsin Public Radio, after a year of decline for Wisconsin's frac sand mining industry marked by closures and bankruptcy, a national analyst expects more sluggish demand in 2020. Over the last two years, the once prized silica sand mined in Wisconsin, known as "Northern White," has fallen out of favor among a growing number of companies drilling for oil and natural gas in the nation's busiest oilfields of west Texas.

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Water Management for Hydraulic Fracturing Forecasts Top $174 Billion

Water management investment for hydraulic fracturing is forecasted to average $17 billion per year from 2019 through 2028, according to new market forecasts from Bluefield Research. Emboldened by growing demand for scaling water supplies and disposal needs, a host of midstream water companies backed by private equity and sovereign wealth funds are positioned to seize the opportunity going forward.

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