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Brilliant Sands Touts Results from Alberta Project

Brilliant Sands Inc. has received extremely positive results from its Alberta Project located in central Alberta, Canada, according to the company. The Alberta Project is in close proximity to major infrastructure and well positioned to supply significant amounts of high-quality frac sand to many actively producing oil/gas companies throughout Alberta, Canada, and beyond, the company said.

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Automated Sand Transloading Facility Opens

Rail Logix (Alamo Jct.) and Superior Silica Sands LLC announced the inaugural month of the new Mega Centre sand transloading facility in Elmendorf, Texas. The Alamo Jct. Mega Centre will serve the strong demand for high-quality, Northern White silica sand as proppant for the oil and gas industry in the South Texas' Eagle Ford shale play.

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Fairmont Santrol CFO to Step Down

Fairmount Santrol announced that Christopher L. Nagel will leave his position as chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance effective Oct. 20, 2015, in order to pursue an opportunity in the consumer products industry. Nagel's departure is not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the company or any matter relating to the company's accounting practices or financial statements, it said in a statement.

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Bankruptcies Hit San Antonio Market

Four San Antonio, Texas-area energy companies have filed for reorganization or liquidation in the San Antonio division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

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