Overview

Festus’ reserves are situated within the St. Peter Sandstone formation and yield a high-quality, Northern White sand. Located in the most southern region of the formation, Festus offers a naturally occurring geographic advantage of a favorable climate for operations. Annual production capacity at the facility is 1.2 million tons, using natural gas and electricity, with primary production focusing on frac sand for oil and gas proppants. 

We acquired the Festus facility in August 2017 in connection with the closing of our Mississippi Sand acquisition. Since acquiring the facility, we completed an expansion to increase capacity. 

It is located approximately 30 miles south of St. Louis and is accessible by major highways including U.S. Interstate 55.

Products

Directions

 

    By Car

    • Take I-55 S from S Tucker Blvd

    • Follow I-55 S to US-67 N in Festus. Take exit 174A from I-55 S
    • Continue on US-67 N
    • Turn right onto St Pius Dr
    • Turn left to stay on St Pius Dr
    • Turn right onto Buck Knob Rd/Vfw Dr

    Careers

    Careers at US Silica

    Our Employees Are Our Greatest Asset

    When you join the U.S. Silica team, you become a part of a resilient, dynamic culture. We're proud of our 100+ year legacy of doing things right, as we focus on the next 100 years by helping the communities where we live and work thrive.

    View Careers

    Close

    Loading
    Loading