Natural Resource Partners Acquires Wisconsin Frac Sand Royalty
Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2012 17:56
Natural Resource Partners L.P., Houston, reported the acquisition of an overriding royalty interest in frac sand reserves located on approximately 561 acres near Wyeville, Wis.,for a purchase price of $15 million. The acquisition was funded from NRP's credit facility.
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Frac Sand Firm, Opponents Face Off in Iowa
Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2012 17:55
According to The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, opposition is rapidly mounting to a proposed frac sand operation in Allamakee County. “Mining interests are coming at us like a runaway bulldozer going 100 mph,” said Ric Zarwell of Lansing, leader of the Allamakee County Protectors, a growing cadre of local residents opposed to a proposal by a Minnesota firm to mine sand southwest of Lansing, near the Mississippi River.
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