While only a few states such as Texas and Wisconsin are big players in the frac sand industry, newcomer – North Dakota is looking to become a new resource for sand.
Natural gas production in North America has become a staple in global energy production, and it could have the chance to alter how other nations receive their resources.
Halliburton Co. recently announced its second quarter earnings for 2014, which showed their net income increased by 20 percent to $774 million.
A major acquisition was made on July 16, when U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced the purchase of all the outstanding shares from Cadre Services Inc.
Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has been around for more than half a century in the U.S. – beginning when energy companies performed fracking experiments to reach coal seam gas around the 1940s.