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Texas Fracking Advocate Takes Message to UK

A high-profile advocate for hydraulic fracturing has taken to national newspaper advertising in the UK to face down doubters and opponents. Texan energy industry executive Chris Faulkner – the president and chief executive of Breitling Energy Corp. – in a full-page ad in The Sunday Telegraph, asks, “Do you know your country is blessed with an incredible gift?”

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Wildcat Opens Transloading Storage Facility

Wildcat Minerals has opened a new frac sand and proppant transloading storage facility in Odessa, Texas. In addition, the company is near completion of modifications to its unit train capable facility in East Fairview, ND.

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Wabash Offers Proppant Crush Test Press

Wabash MPI offers the Genesis Series Proppant Crush Test Press for use with sand, resin coated sand and ceramic proppant used in the hydraulic fracturing process.

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Report Cites ‘Negative’ Impact of Frac Sand Mining

Potential impacts on water quantity, water quality, recreation and tourism have “prompted necessary questions about the mining of Iowa sand for fracking,” state researchers said.

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