U.S. Silica Seeks to Buy a Texas Sand Producer

On a roll in the proppant industry, which has been expanding rapidly to support the North American shale boom, Frederick, MD-based U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said it has signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire Voca, TX-based Cadre Services Inc., a regional sand mining company.

July 17, 2014

Gas Producers ‘Definitely Engaged’ in Senate Climate Change Talks

The natural gas industry may have been absent from the negotiating table when the House drafted its landmark climate change legislation, but it and its supporters are expected to be front and center when the Senate takes up a companion bill this fall, Washington, DC, sources say.

August 31, 2009