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EOG Tests Safer Hydraulic Fracturing Mix

EOG Resources Inc., a Houston-based crude oil and natural gas company, is testing the use of different types, quantities and mixtures of hydraulic fracturing fluids, and are sharing their findings throughout EOG.

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Fairmount Acquires Proppant Business

Fairmount Minerals has completed the acquisition of FTS International’s (FTSI) proppant business, including certain sand mining plants, resin-coating plants and distribution terminals.

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Victory Nickel Signs Transloading Agreement

Victory Nickel Inc. has signed an agreement with Seven Rivers Inter-Modal Terminal, LLC for the transloading from truck to rail of frac sand concentrate produced in Wisconsin for transport to, and final processing at, its Seven Persons frac sand plant near Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

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Land Annexation Leads to Recall Effort

According to Wisconsin Public Radio, a citizens’ group in Glenwood City, Wis., has filed petitions to recall the mayor and two city council members. They are upset over how the city council has handled the possible annexation of a 400-acre sand mine. This would allow Texas-based Vista Sand to negotiate regulations with the city instead of the county.

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