Source Energy Services Issues Update

Source Energy Services Ltd. issued an update on its acquisition of its second unit-train capable production facility in Wisconsin; its Canadian terminal expansion program; and the expansion of its wellsite solutions fleet.

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Unimin to Build New Plant in Texas

Unimin Corp. announced plans to construct a new sand-processing plant in West Texas. The new facility will be capable of producing up to 5 million tons of regional sand per year and will serve as another channel by which the company will fully and efficiently service the evolving dynamics of the oil and gas industry.

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Sand and Gravel Production Down in First Quarter

The estimated U.S. output of construction sand and gravel produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter of 2017 was 165 Mt, a decrease of 4 percent compared with that of the same period of 2016. The revised estimated annual output produced for consumption in 2016 was 945 Mt, a slight increase compared with the annual output for 2015. This was previously reported as 959 Mt.

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Dragon Products Offers Roll-Off Frac Sand Hauling System

The new roll-off frac sand hauling system manufactured by Dragon Products offers an alternative to delivery from the standard pneumatic trailer. Dragon’s Roll-Off Sand Pod reduces costly wait times at well sites by reducing long lines, and demurrage pay.

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Opposition Groups File Suit to Prevent Wetlands Fill

Environmental groups and the Ho-Chunk Nation are going to court to block a frac sand mine from filling a wetland in Monroe County, Wis., according to Wisconsin Public Radio.

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