What Drives Us

Our foundation lies in the spirit that binds our collective mission: a balance of family, work, charity and individual pursuits. Preferred’s company culture permeates every facet of our business.

The Preferred Culture

Preferred Focus

We have been a leading proppant technology company at the forefront of the frac sand industry for more than a decade by delivering data-driven, innovative and sustainable technologies with superior service.

Innovation & Technology

Doing More With Less

Preferred leads the frac sand industry by lowering exploration and production costs while improving well production.

Silica Sands

Setting the Industry Standard

As the first company to employ a national in-basin sand strategy, Preferred Sands is driving down the cost of frac sand. We are aligned with exploration and production companies’ goal to “do more with less” and are positioned to be the lowest CLAW (cost-landed-at-well) frac sand provider, with the most diverse in-basin capacity offering.


With a keen focus on preserving the surrounding environment, our Sanders facility produces regional sand each year, serving oil and gas basins across the southwestern U.S., including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and California.

Explore Arizona


Our Genoa facility produces regional sands and coated proppants, serving a wide range of oil and gas basins across the U. S. through sustainable and efficient practices.

Explore Nebraska


Our Oakwood facility will be the first in-basin sand mine for the STACK play and other northern Oklahoma oil and gas formations.

Explore Oklahoma

South Texas

Our Atascosa facility provides cost-efficient, high-quality local sand to South Texas and the Eagle Ford shale.

Explore South Texas

West Texas

Our Monahans facility, home to the only in-basin coating plant in the Permian Basin, has highway access to efficiently support the largest U.S. oil and gas basin.

Explore West Texas

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No matter what you need, we’re here with a solution. From cost-efficient, high-quality local sand and regional silica sand to cutting-edge proppant technology, Preferred has something for everyone.

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Thinking about a career change? We’re always innovating and thinking ahead to deliver unique solutions at a lower cost for our customers.

Preferred Careers


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