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Wildcat Opens Ohio Facility

Wildcat Minerals opened a new frac sand and proppant-transloading storage facility in Hannibal, Ohio. The expansion into this key unconventional play will allow the company to store more than 10,000 tons of proppants, receive barges and unit trains and further enhance its position as a premier national materials handler of oilfield consumables.

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Victory Nickel Scores Prized Sand Deposit

Victory Nickel Inc. announced it has entered into an option to acquire a 100 percent interest in a land package totaling more than 300 acres in southwestern Wisconsin. The company is specifically targeting a 100-acre ridge that has been determined to contain one of the highest quality frac sand deposits in North America.

 

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Frac Sand Demand Exploding

Hydraulic fracturing is powering a boom in production that has made the United States the world’s leading producer of oil. Fracking requires a proppant and the most efficient option is frac sand.

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Frac Sand Company Files Petition with Supreme Court

Minerals Development & Supply Co. Inc. has filed a supplement to its Petition of Writ of Certiorari in the United States Supreme Court. This supplement will give the Supreme Court an opportunity to address whether the venue provisions of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) can be procedurally applied in state court proceedings, an issue that has been debated amongst legal scholars for years but has yet to be decided by the nation's highest court.

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