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Study: Methane Leakage from Shale Gas Lower Than Alleged

Initial findings from a new comprehensive study undertaken by the Environmental Defense Fund and the University of Texas found that methane leakage rates from natural gas systems were far below estimates of previous studies.

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Frac Sand Company Honored by Local Chamber

According to WQOW TV, a frac sand company has been named the “Business of the Year” by the Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce. Fairmount Minerals received the award. The chamber says the company sets the bar high for the frac sand industry and has demonstrated its support to the community in numerous ways.

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Preferred Sands Named to Technology List

Preferred Sands was named to Deloitte's 19th annual Technology Fast 500. This exclusive ranking features the nation’s fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies and Preferred Sand’s inclusion recognizes the company’s success in driving increased demand for its environmentally sensitive innovations within the oil and gas industry.

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Hi-Crush Rolls Along in Third Quarter

Hi-Crush reported net income of $15.0 million, or $0.52 per limited partner unit, for the third quarter of 2013 and $40.5 million, or $1.45 per limited partner unit, for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2013.

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