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Preferred Proppants Opens New Texas Plant

Preferred Proppants LLC has commenced commercial operations at its Atascosa, Texas, sand mine and facility, marking another milestone as the company continues its national in-basin sand strategy aimed at reducing the cost of sand and associated logistics for customers in the region.

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Hexion Completes Proppants Plant

The Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) of Hexion Inc. announced the completion of its resin-coated proppant manufacturing plant expansion in Canada. This expansion provides a more efficient supply of proppants to service companies and operators in the oil and gas industry.

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Fairmount Santrol Down for Quarter, Up for Year

Fairmount Santrol announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2017. Total company volumes sold were 3.4 million tons for the quarter, down 3 percent from the third quarter of 2017 and an increase of 38 percent from 2.4 million tons in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Frac Sand Market Recovers to Largest Year in History

PropTester Inc. and KELRIK LLC announced the release of its 2017 Proppant Market Report. The Proppant Market Report is an annual review of the global proppant market in relation to prior years.

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Hi-Crush Surges Forward in Fourth Quarter, Full Year 2017

Hi-Crush Partners LP reported fourth quarter and full-year 2017 results. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017 totaled $216.5 million on sales of 2,985,115 tons of frac sand. This compares to $167.6 million of revenues on sales of 2,456,195 tons of frac sand in the third quarter of 2017.

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