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Smart Sand Touts Strong Third Quarter

Smart Sand, Inc. reported that third-quarter revenues were $63.1 million, a 16 percent increase compared to second quarter 2018 revenues of $54.4 million.

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Pioneer to Close Mine in Brady, Texas

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. said it will save $400,000 per well by closing its frac sand mine in Brady, Texas, and shifting supply to its mines in west Texas, closer to its oil and gas extraction operations, according to San Angelo Live.

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PLG’s Robinson Makes Frac Sand Market Observations

PLG Consulting’s president, Taylor Robinson, was part of Petroleum Connection’s 7th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference in San Antonio. The event was held in late October and more than 700 industry insiders gathered to discuss the most relevant topics in a dynamic industry that has hit an inflection point this year. Following are his observations.

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Hi-Crush Enters Supply Agreement With Chesapeake

Hi-Crush Partners LP has entered into a new, long-term frac sand supply agreement for the in-basin purchase of Northern White frac sand to support Chesapeake Energy Corp. and its completions program in the Marcellus and Powder River Basins. In addition, Chesapeake will utilize one PropStream container crew and related logistics with the option to expand based on demand.

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