As the demand for frac sand grows, more drilling operations need to keep their crews safe with the right frac sand storage and silos.
The U.S. surge in natural gas creates great opportunities for cities across the Gulf Coast as liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports gain consideration from legislation.
According to Seeking Alpha, while the total number of rigs drilling in the nation are declining, the demand for frac sand in fracking operations is growing.
The new Texas LNG liquefaction facility proposed for the Port of Brownsville is expected to bring more jobs to the area, increase the local economy and possibly be a new hub for LNG exports.
According to the Vancouver Sun, even though horizontal drilling has only been reinstated for the past few years, it has now become the routine process in natural gas exploration.
Oil and gas companies met with state legislators before the senate and were able to come to an agreement on the Alaska pipeline project to help pursue toward more liquefied natural gas exploration.
While some of the public is still hesitant on fracking, former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wants to educate people on the safety measures involved in fracking.
American Energy recently purchased 56,000 acres in the Utica Shale and plans to use hydraulic fracturing methods around 2,700 gross wells in the next decade.