Reported Frac Sand Mining Total Employee-Hours compared with Average Oil Price Q1

See below for the total employee-hours reported to MSHA for frac sand operations in selected sand producing regions relative to the WTI oil price. Data for 2017 through the first quarter of 2020 shows 17 sand facilities operated in West Texas - Permian (19 facilities in first quarter) and 42 facilities operated in Wisconsin and Minnesota (49 facilities in first quarter). Both regions show sharp decreases in Y-O-Y employee-hours, as well as 2020, quarter over quarter.

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