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Hydraulic fracturing


Shale Support purchases two natural mines in Louisiana

Shale Support, a leading provider of frac-sand and logistical solutions to the oil and gas proppant market, has announced it has closed on a deal purchasing two natural mines in Kinder and Central Louisiana.


Vulcan Industrial announces expansion of Permian Basin Service Centre

Vulcan Industrial (Vulcan) has announced the expansion of their Permian Basin Service Centre for pressure pumping products. Based in Midland, Texas, the service centre will offer comprehensive service and support to their hydraulic fracturing pump fluid end and pump expendable parts product lines. 


An explanation of oil and gas shale production

This article from Dave Bucior, Business Development Manager for Tracerco's Reservoir Business, examines how useful reservoir surveillance technology has become for pinpointing the appropriate location for a well to be drilled.


Hexion announces first mobile Permian Basin resin coating plant

Hexion is the first company to develop mobile resin coating technology, offering efficient manufacturing of resin coated proppants on any substrate. Manufacturing can occur in any location that offers optimum logistics to the wellsite, even internationally.