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Northern Frac Proppants to Supply CARBO


Northern Frac Proppants, LLC announced a multi-year agreement to supply Northern White frac sand to CARBO’s new processing plant in western Wisconsin. Houston-based NFP is building a 145-acre sand mine and processing plant adjacent to CARBO’s sand processing and resin-coating plant in Marshfield, Wis.

“We look forward to supplying CARBO and others with our high-quality northern white sand by leveraging our low-cost effectiveness, reliability and product flexibility,” Northern Frac Proppants President Jeff Alston said, “NFP is excited to work with CARBO Ceramics, the world’s leading supplier of ceramic proppants and other products for fracturing oil and gas wells, to supply high-quality Northern White frac sand from our first sand mine and processing facility in Bluff View, Wisconsin. The majority of domestic oil and gas drilling and development utilize frac sand and ceramic and resin coated proppants for hydraulic fracturing to increase productivity of new and existing natural gas and oil wells. We are proud to be selected by CARBO to supply frac sand proppant and address its exacting supply chain requirements.”

Northern Frac Proppants has more than 1,800 acres of proven high-quality sand reserves, where the geologic resource yields the highest grade and most favorable particle size distribution for the specific frac sand products needed for oil and liquids-rich production. NFP’s main planned state-of-the art sand mining and processing facilities are located on Class 1 railroads, providing direct rail access for unit trains, ensuring reliable, cost-effective supply and delivery to all major North American shale and unconventional formations.

“We look forward to supplying CARBO and others with our high-quality northern white sand by leveraging our low-cost effectiveness, reliability and product flexibility,” said Alston, “and to building strong business relationships with end users, transload, rail and other service providers as we execute on our plan to become the leading supplier of low-cost, high-quality frac sand proppant.”