Silica

U.S Silica Cites Increasing In-Basin Sand Demand, Improving 2019 Outlook

U.S Silica Cites Increasing In-Basin Sand Demand, Improving 2019 Outlook

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., one of the largest sand providers in the onshore, reported double-digit growth for oil and gas volumes as more mining facilities opened in its largest service area, the Permian Basin.

October 23, 2018

Pioneer Secures In-Basin Sand, 15-Year Contract for Permian Operations with U.S. Silica

Dallas-based Pioneer Natural Resources Co., one of the largest Permian Basin producers, has secured fracture sand reserves near its West Texas operations in a 15-year deal with U.S. Silica Holdings Inc.

September 12, 2018

U.S. Silica Snaps Up EP Minerals for $750M

One of the leading proppant providers in the onshore, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., on Friday agreed to acquire EP Minerals, a complementary business, for $750 million.

March 23, 2018
U.S. Silica Pumps Up Proppant Capacity with Mississippi Sand Purchase

U.S. Silica Pumps Up Proppant Capacity with Mississippi Sand Purchase

Fracture sand specialist U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. has acquired Mississippi Sand LLC, a Missouri-based sand mining and logistics company, a transaction that adds 1.2 million tons of annual capacity.

August 18, 2017

U.S. Silica Building Permian Footprint with West Texas Sand Mine, Plant

A state-of-the-art sand mine and plant in West Texas, envisioned for months to serve the voluminous growth in the Permian Basin, is underway, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. said Tuesday.

June 13, 2017
Beaten Up But Not Beaten Down, OFS Sector Showing Resiliency

Beaten Up But Not Beaten Down, OFS Sector Showing Resiliency

The oilfield services industry has been mangled, chewed up and spit out since commodity prices began tumbling in late 2014. Like a champ, operators picked themselves up and fought back by revamping customer contracts, improving efficiencies and costs, and as they have always done, delivering ever-better technology.

November 23, 2016

Halliburton, U.S. Silica Move Record White Sand Load in Largest Unit Train Ever

Halliburton Co., which performs more pressure pumping in North America than any other oilfield services provider, said it moved with U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. the largest sand unit train of its kind to date, traversing a route from Illinois to Texas.

October 17, 2016

U.S. Silica Eyeing Regional Growth With East Texas Silica Sand Purchase

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. is spending $210 million for an East Texas proppant sand facility to beef up its customer base in the Haynesville and Upper Eagle Ford shales and is eyeing an expansion into Oklahoma’s stacked reservoirs, CEO Bryan Shinn said Tuesday.

July 19, 2016

Emerge Energy Unit Scoops Up Sand Reserves in Wisconsin

An Emerge Energy Services LP subsidiary has acquired 94 million tons of northern white silica sand reserves in Jackson County, WI, from a unit of Seventy Seven Energy Inc.

December 28, 2015

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
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