Tag: proppant

Eagle Ford oil transforming Corpus Christi port (photos)

The drilling boom has launched billions of dollars in construction projects at the Port of Corpus Christi, as well as a round-the-clock frenzy to move products in and out of the oil patch, and to coastal terminals and refineries.  More »

Hi-Crush Partners completes $125 million deal

Hi-Crush Partners Tuesday announced that it has completed the acquisition of a Pennsylvania sand company, extending its geographic reach.  More »

Technology draws bead on hydraulic fracturing

Companies are rushing to stay on the leading edge of developing ceramic proppant, as research shows that the tiny beads provide a better boost for oil flow than conventional sand when used in hydraulic fracturing.  More »