Logistics

September 17, 2018

Pioneer takes stake in U.S. Silica's Permian sand mine

BY Luke GeiverPioneer Natural Resources is now a stakeholder in a West Texas frack sand mine. Through its agreement with U.S. Silica, the Midland Basin producer will gain an interest in U.S. Silica's Lamesa, Texas-mine. READ MORE

September 10, 2018

Permian in-basin sand supplier adds crude takeaway to TX site

BY Luke GeiverProppant provider Vista is adding crude gathering and takeaway operations to its list of services. The company has formed a definitive agreement with Jupiter MLP LLC to gather crude from trucks before shipping it via rail to Louisiana. READ MORE

September 06, 2018

Ares acquires Paradigm to bolster Bakken midstream assets

BY Luke GeiverAres Management LP believes its acquisition of Paradigm Energy Partners will make the company a premier regional Williston Basin midstream service. The buyout includes the Van Hook gathering system. READ MORE

September 05, 2018

Lucid Energy, other Permian midstreams secure long-term contracts

BY Luke GeiverThe largest privately held natural gas processor in the Delaware Basin has signed a long-term agreement with Marathon Oil Permian LLC. Through the new contract, Lucid will expand its footprint in the infrastructure needy Delaware Basin. READ MORE

August 31, 2018

OWL, Oryx show Permian infrastructure buildout pace remains high

BY Luke GeiverThe infrastructure build-outs in the Delaware Basin continued this week. Oilfield Water Logistics announced plans for further SWD build-out and Oryx Midstream announced more plans for a crude gathering line. READ MORE

August 28, 2018

SCOOP/STACK to gain in-basin shale sand operation

BY Luke GeiverThe SCOOP/STACK shale play of Oklahoma is gaining a new in-basin frack sand mine. Black Mountain Sand, a Texas-based firm that first began operating in-basin sand operations in the Permian before expanding to the Eagle Ford, is entering Oklahoma. READ MORE

August 28, 2018

Permian Basin activity is driving extreme frack sand demand

BY Patrick C. Miller North American shale oil and gas activity, particularly in the Permian Basin, is driving an extreme demand for frack sand, according to a new report from IHS Markit. The report examines frack sand trends and how operators are handling bottlenecks. READ MORE

August 19, 2018

Eagle Pipe, Beemac Trucking announce Permian yard partnership

BY Patrick C. Miller Eagle Pipe has opened a new full-service Permian Basin stocking and trucking yard in Midland, Texas. The company has partnered with Beemac Trucking and Logistics for transportation and tubular management services for the new facility. READ MORE

August 14, 2018

Logistics, transportation industry optimistic about economy

BY Patrick C. Miller A survey of the logistics and transportation industry conducted last month by TCompanies shows a high level of optimism about the U.S. economy. Inflation and workforce shortages are viewed as potential concerns by survey respondents. READ MORE