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2015 TSX Venture 50: Ikkuma Resources Tops All Sectors

Each year, the TSX Venture Exchange releases TSX Venture 50 list, reflecting the top performers across five sectors. Despite a tough year for resources — and for oil prices in particular — Calgary's Ikkuma Resources still managed to rank first across all sectors.

Frac Sand Companies: An Overview

The outlook for frac sand is pretty positive, especially considering today's tough markets; however, many frac sand companies are privately held. Here's a look at a few public ones that are giving investors reason to take notice.

What is Frac Sand?

Those not involved in the oil and gas industries may not be familiar with frac sand, but it's worth knowing a little about the material. Here's an overview of what it is, what it's used for and why it's so in demand.