SUGAR LAND, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Santrol, a Fairmount Minerals company, announced today the opening of its seventh proppant terminal in the Mid-Continent region. The new Ada, Oklahoma, rail terminal—strategically located in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) with access to State Highway 377—ensures customers have product supply closer to the wellhead for improved logistics.
"Our new Ada terminal is near a Santrol resin-coating plant and in an ideal location in the Midcon's SCOOP so customers can continuously improve how they source proppant for the hydraulic fracturing of their oil and gas wells," said Tom McCoy, director of Terminal Management for Fairmount Minerals.
Santrol's six other terminals in the Midcon, which includes the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma, and eastern Kansas, are located in:
-Clinton, OK—rail terminal facility with access to State Highway 183, serving the southwestern part of the region
-Elk, City, OK—rail terminal facility with access to Interstate 40, serving the western part of the region
-Enid, OK—rail terminal facility with access to State Highway 81 and State Highway 412, serving the central part of the region
-Pampa, TX—rail terminal facility with access to 152 and 70, serving the southwestern part of the region
-Weatherford, OK I and II—rail terminal facilities with access to Interstate 40, serving the southwestern part of the region
Santrol's proppant distribution network now includes more than 50 terminals throughout the US in all of the major conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon basins.
Santrol, a Fairmount Minerals company, has a diversified proppant line for every conventional and unconventional reservoir application. World-class proppant technology—and one of the industry's largest terminal networks—delivers proven solutions that respond to customers' unique needs. Comprehensive R&D and a dedication to industry collaboration underscore a solid commitment to customer performance excellence. Vertical integration is supported by Fairmount Minerals, one of North America's largest producers of industrial sand with a global network of sand mining, mineral processing, manufacturing, and resin-coating plants. As part of Fairmount Minerals, Santrol has an uncompromising commitment to responsible business practices and sustainability. For more information, please visit Santrol.com.
CONTACT: Bruce Goldfaden Santrol 281.750.5966 email@example.comSource: Fairmount Minerals