FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Proppants & Logistics (VPROP) has commenced commercial operations in Pecos, Texas, the newest addition to its terminal network. The facility has approximately 21,000 feet of rail track, which can hold two, 130-car unit trains and will be used for rail-to-truck frac sand transloading services.
"We are excited to announce that we received our first 109-car unit train on Tuesday, August 15th. We built Pecos based on customer demand and to further differentiate ourselves as a logistics leader in the frac sand market," said Chris Favors, VP of Sales at VPROP. "The addition of our Pecos terminal demonstrates our commitment to provide world-class mine-to-wellhead logistics solutions for the oil and gas industry."
The Pecos terminal, which sits on 200 acres, is the first unit train capable facility in the southern Delaware Basin that is served directly by Union Pacific Railroad.
"Union Pacific is committed to delivering frac sand in this high-demand market," said Kenny Rocker, Union Pacific's vice president and general manager-Industrial Products. "The new Pecos location connects customers with Union Pacific's extensive network, allowing us to support customers with flexible solutions that meet their needs."
About Vista Proppants & Logistics
Headquartered in Fort Worth, TX Vista Proppants & Logistics ("VPROP") is a leading in-basin provider of frac sand solutions for oil and gas companies in Texas and Oklahoma. VPROP produces high-quality, 40/70 and 100-mesh frac sand that is marketed as "Texas Premium White". Through its vertically integrated logistics network of 12 transloading terminals throughout Texas and Oklahoma and a fleet of over 100 pneumatic trucks and trailers, VPROP offers mine-to-wellhead frac sand supply chain solutions.