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Hi-Crush, Fairmount Restart Wisconsin Operations

Two frac sand mines have resumed operations near Eau Claire and Menomonie, Wis., after more than a year-long downturn in demand for the sand used in drilling for oil and natural gas, according to Rich Kremer at Wisconsin Public Radio.

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EOG Plans Big Drilling Increase

 

EOG Resources will revise its hydraulic fracturing plans upward by 30 percent in 2016, despite the price of oil falling below the $40 per barrel mark. As reported by Oil and Gas Investor (OGI), the revised numbers from the Houston-based company indicate how strong shale companies, particularly those with heavy oil-reserve land, are surviving. Other firms have faltered en masse and have sought creditor protection in actions unseen since the wave of bankruptcies of telecom firms in the early years of this century.

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Fluid Bed Dryer Design Prevents Product Attrition

Vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers from process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, N.J., are engineered with a series of proprietary design innovations that protect and maintain particle size and shape during processing to prevent costly product attrition.

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Hi-Crush Restarts Augusta, Wis., Plant

Company claims positive move is necessary in order to meet the growing demand for product from the 2.86 million tpy facility.

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Jordan Sands Opens Two Transload Locations

Jordan Sands has commenced transload activities in Monahans and Seagraves, Texas, located in the western part of the state.

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