1st Annual Canadian


This one-day event is designed to update on forecasts, trends, research, & regulatory updates for the Canadian frac sand industry. It will bring together the frac sand and proppant suppliers, exploration companies, oil & gas companies, well completion companies, producers, rail companies, truckers, barge operators, and those who provide technology solutions to help develop a more efficient supply chain.

This event will be limited to 120 attendees, giving participants the opportunity to network with the speakers and other attendees, building and strengthening relationships with industry leaders. Don’t wait to register or you might miss this unique opportunity.

Calgary Petroleum Club | Calgary, Alberta

Agenda Overview

The agenda will focus on forecasts regarding Canadian oil & gas production, proppant use trends, frac sand supply & demand, infrastructure and supply chain challenges, the latest research on frac sand impact (economic, environmental, etc.), and other topics of interest.

Visit this site frequently for updates on confirmed speakers and topics.

Please do not hesitate to contact Nick Cook ([email protected]) to suggest a topic or speaker.

11:00 amRegistration Begins
11:30 amOpening Remarks
• Nick Cook, Managing Partner, Petroleum Connection
11:45 amCanadian Shale Outlook
• Mark Quesada, Vice President, Rystad Energy
12:30 pmNetworking Lunch
1:45 pmCanadian Frac Sand Industry Outlook [Panel]
• Robert Carter, SVP, IAC [M]
• Dana Archibald, CEO, AMI Silica
• Scott Broughton, CEO, Vitreo Minerals
• Darren Mitchell, COO, Wayfinder Corp
2:30 pmCross-Country Fracking Comparison
• Ryan Hassler, Vice President, Rystad Energy [M]
• Adam Katz, CCO, Badger Mining Corporation
• Terra de Klerk, Lead Category Manager, Wells, Chevron
3:15 pmClosing Remarks
• Nick Cook, Managing Partner, Petroleum Connection
3:30 pmClosing Reception
The Calgary Petroleum Club

The Calgary Petroleum Club

319 Fifth Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L5

Conference Presentations

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Dana Archibald
AMI Silica
Scott Broughton
Vitreo Minerals
Bob Carter
Senior Vice President
Nick Cook
Managing Partner
Petroleum Connection
Pete Cook
Petroleum Connection
Terra de Klerk
Lead Category Manager, Wells
Ryan Hassler
Vice President
Rystad Energy
Adam Katz
Badger Mining Corp
Darren Mitchell
Wayfinder Corp
Mark Quesada
Vice President
Rystad Energy
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Reception Sponsor
Midland Manufacturing Limited logo
Kick-Off Sponsor
Industrial Accessories Company logo
Rystad Energy
Media Partner
Petroleum Connection logo
Media Partner
Infill Thinking logo
Media Partner
Frac Sand Weekly News Digest logo
Media Partner


  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Begins 9:00 am
  • Exhibitor Setup for Frac Sand Conference 1:00 pm
  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Ends 4:00 pm
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception at Frac Sand Equipment Expo 4:00 pm



  • Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 8:00 am
  • General Sessions with Breaks in the Exhibit Hall 8:30 am
  • Conference Closes 12:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Beak Down & Move-Out 12:00 pm
  • Conference Golf Outing 1:00 pm


  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo 20'x40' Space $3,500
  • VIP Dinner on November 19th $7,500
  • Coffee Mugs SOLD
  • Notebook SOLD
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception on November 18th SOLD
  • Conference Mobile App $3,000
  • Day 1 Kick-Off SOLD
  • Day 2 Kick-Off $3,000
  • Lanyard SOLD
  • Networking Lunch on November 19th SOLD
  • Networking Reception Glasses SOLD
  • Day 1 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 1 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Case Study 1 $2,500
  • Case Study 2 $2,500
  • Charging Station $2,500
  • Printed Program SOLD
  • Conference Wifi SOLD
  • Golf: Water Bottles SOLD
  • Golf: Hosted Hole (Beverage Station & Contest) $3,700
  • Golf: Hats $3,500
  • Golf: Cigars $3,200
  • Golf: Divot Tools $3,200
  • Golf: Balls $3,200
  • Golf: Towels $3,200

The Frac Sand
Summer Happy Hour

Event Registration – $25