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Rainmaker Resources Reveals Lab Results

Rainmaker Resources Ltd. announced results of lab testing from its 20-hole sonic drill program on the Bray Property, Izard County, Ark. From the test work, all samples met or exceeded the standards for roundness, sphericity, acid solubility and crush resistance, according to the company.

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Select Sands Drills In Arkansas

Vancouver, B.C., Canada-based resource growth and development company Select Sands Corp. announced the commencement of a drill program on its Sandtown property in Arkansas. The property is underlain by the Ordovician St. Peter sandstone formation, which is the source of Northern White frac sand selling into the major U.S. oil and gas plays.

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Canada’s Pursuit of Frac Sand Sources

Canada is a major consumer of premium frac sand from the Midwest of the United States, although they have sources that are currently mined in Alberta and Saskatchewan, with others in Manitoba scheduled to come online in 2015.

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92 Resources Updates Zim Frac Project

Exploration company 92 Resources Corp. provided an update on its 100-percent-owned Zim Frac silica property in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. While more testing still remains, the multi-step physical testing and analyses being carried out so far by Stim Lab Inc., of Oklahoma, for frac sand determination, have delivered some excellent results according to the company.

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