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The demand for sand: Smart Sand files for IPO Sep 2016

The demand for sand: Smart Sand files for IPO

As operators continue to upsize their well completions to improve productivity, the need for frac sand has increased. In response, Smart Sand has filed for its IPO in a bid to ultimately expand its capabilities and pay off outstanding debts. In a new report, our US Lower 48 experts discuss the growing demand for sand as operators seek to improve efficiency from their most economic acreage. 

How upstream exploration economics are recovering Sep 2016

How upstream exploration economics are recovering

Oil and gas exploration economics were broken, even while oil prices were above US$100. Our new research shows that the upstream exploration sector is poised to emerge from the current slump leaner, more efficient and more profitable. Here we look at how they're changing their approach, and what that means for the future.