SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2015 DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio, Texas, SandBox Logistics announced that it took delivery of its first proprietary SandBox Rail Cars™, which are specifically designed to move frac sand by rail using modular SandBox Containers™.
The delivery of the first two rail cars will support ongoing testing and demonstrations. Overall, these rail cars represent a significant advancement in the deployment of SandBox Logistics' innovative containerization solution for mine-to-wellhead proppant delivery in the oil and gas industry.
Even in the face of a severe market downturn in 2015, SandBox continued to expand its operational footprint, which now encompasses five major shale basins including the Bakken (ND), DJ (CO), Eagle Ford (TX), Marcellus (PA) and Utica (OH) basins.
Commenting on the new rail car delivery, Josh Oren, President and CEO of SandBox Logistics, said "The delivery of these innovative new rail cars represents an important milestone for SandBox as we continue to deploy our comprehensive proppant logistics solution and work to create sustainable cost savings and efficiency gains for the oil and gas industry."
SandBox Logistics provides trans-loading, storage and last mile delivery of the frac sand used in the hydraulic fracturing process. Through its patented sand delivery process and containerization equipment, SandBox has the ability to increase operational efficiency by eliminating many of the logistics problems and transportation bottlenecks that are common in the industry. The complete solution also substantially reduces silica dust and noise pollution, improving both environmental conditions and safety at frac operations.
SandBoxTM is a registered trademark of SandBox Logistics – a privately held company based in Houston, Texas. Learn more at www.sandboxlogistics.com.
SOURCE SandBox Logistics