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Major frack sand transport facility breaks ground in Odessa

(Source: Odessa American, June 20, 2014)

ODESSA, Texas — Workers for U.S. Silica Co. recently began building a transloading and storage facility off East Loop 338 in south Odessa, capable of storing 20,000 tons of fracking sand to service the surging oil and gas production of the Permian Basin. Company officials expect to finish the roughly $12 million facility — permitted by city officials the first week of June — by the end of the year. The facility involves a rail loop and storage silos on Union Pacific land, at 100 S. E. Loop 338.

Full story: www.oaoa.com

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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