Westwood’s Todd Bush, Head of US Unconventionals (Energent) looks at supply, pricing and demand limitations on this critical element of the US supply chain. In less than three years, the frac sand market erupted with in-basin frac sand in each shale play. Gone are the days of Northern White Sand (“NWS”) versus Brady Brown. Today, […]
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Assuming a 50% adoption rate of locally mined sand, incumbent suppliers will see a material decline in non-contracted volumes by Q3 2018. Beginning in the second half of the year, in-basin sand will make major inroads into the current supply chain.
Energent, part of Westwood Global Energy Group, predicts a seismic shift in the supply of frac sand to the Permian Basin, Texas, this year. Its new report says that operators will turn to in-basin frac sand, rather than sand hauled across long-distances, to meet demand growth. By doing this, operators will be able to save […]
31th January 2018 US onshore oilfield services companies received positive signs from the equity markets this month. Liberty Oilfield Services’ (“LBRT”) initial public offering performance showed promise for the hydraulic fracturing market; up 5% to $22.93. A week later, Vista Proppants & Logistics (“VPRL”) filed for its initial public offering to become the first pure-play regional […]
Many oilfield service and supply companies, including Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Hi-Crush (NYSE: HCLP), U.S. Silica (NYSE: SLCA), and Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA) have cited a shortage of frac sand for the U.S. shale plays, specifically 40/70 frac sand in the Permian Basin. Advancements in the horizontal drilling and completion techniques of leading shale E&Ps are driving […]
The capital cycle for oil and gas is in full swing as pressure pumpers, logistics, and manufacturers deploy capital for new and refurbished equipment. Oil prices are supporting the oilfield service expansion as E&Ps find innovative ways to reduce well completion costs by directly sourcing frac sand, chemicals, trucking, and logistics.
Established in 1948, the Denver Petroleum Club (DPC) is a membership organization supporting oil and gas and energy professionals with networking, leadership development, and educational opportunities. From monthly networking events to an annual Mentor program, there is something for everyone looking to build relationships and grow as a professional. Todd Bush, Head of Energent will be providing a look into horsepower, […]
The US Unconventional industry continues to see increasing completion intensity per well. This is driving spectacular production growth but there are hints that industry is reaching the technical limits of what is possible. The latest Energent analysis casts some light on recent trends and the outlook for 2019. Oil prices appear to have stabilized […]
For immediate release (Houston, USA) – Friday, 19th October 2018 – The Permian bottleneck and differentials* are impacting the frac crew count and well completion numbers, according to Westwood Global Energy Group’s (Westwood) SatScout service. The service from Westwood generates pad construction, drilling rig on location, and frac crew on pad data for the […]