Smart Sand, Inc. Announces New Multi-Year Take-Or-Pay Contract

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Sand, Inc. (NASDAQ:SND) (the “Company”) announced today that the Company has entered into a new multi-year Master Product Purchase Agreement (the “PPA”) with Liberty Oilfield Services, LLC (the “Buyer”) for finer mesh sands.  We expect that the Buyer will begin purchasing frac sand under the PPA in May 2017. The PPA is structured as a take-or-pay agreement.

In connection with the PPA, the Company also entered into a Railcar Usage Agreement with the Buyer, pursuant to which the Buyer will borrow railcars from the Company to transport the purchased products.

Forward-looking Statements

All statements in this news release other than statements of historical facts are forward-looking statements which contain our current expectations about our future results.  We have attempted to identify any forward-looking statements by using words such as "expect" and other similar expressions.  Although we believe that the expectations reflected, and the assumptions or bases underlying our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.  Such statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results, events or financial positions to differ materially from those included within or implied by such forward-looking statements.

Factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from the results contemplated by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to the factors discussed or referenced in the “Risk Factors” section of the prospectus (the “Prospectus”), filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 3, 2017, relating to our recently completed follow on offering.

You should not place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, changed circumstances or otherwise, unless required by law.

About Smart Sand:

Smart Sand, Inc. is a pure-play, low-cost producer of high-quality Northern White raw frac sand, which is a preferred proppant used to enhance hydrocarbon recovery rates in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and natural gas wells.  Northern White raw frac sand, which is found predominantly in Wisconsin and limited portions of Minnesota and Illinois, is highly valued by oil and natural gas producers as a preferred proppant due to its favorable physical characteristics. 

Contact: 

Lee Beckelman
Phone: (281) 231-2660
E-mail: lbeckelman@smartsand.com

Phil Cerniglia
Phone: (281) 231-2660
E-mail: pcerniglia@smartsand.com