Proximity Canadian Frac Sand Mine Provides Status Update: Live by End of Next Year

The British Columbia Environmental Regulator, the Environmental Assessment Office (“EOA”) has accepted Vitreo Minerals Ltd. (“Vitreo”)’s Readiness Report related to its Angus Frac Sand project (“Angus”).  This important milestone is the result of significant engagement, public open houses and baseline environmental programs, and confirms that work performed to date and anticipated project plans are ready […]

The Critical Role of Proppant in Enhanced Geothermal Systems

Preview the hot (pun intended) topic we’ll be covering at this year’s 9th Frac Sand Update (link). Authors: Mark McClure, Rohan Irvin, and John McGrath   In geothermal energy, hot water or steam is produced from the subsurface and used to generate electricity. The total resource base is huge – temperatures sufficiently high for electricity […]

Let me buy you a Beer in Houston

If you are registered for the conference, allow me to buy you a beer on October 4th and let’s chat about how we can make this year’s frac sand conference a success. Details will be sent to registered attendees.   Still need to register? Here’s the link: 12th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference […]

2023 AIPG Conference Technical Presentations

2023 AIPG Conference Technical Presentations   The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) will be hosting its 60th Annual Conference in the Greater Cincinnati Area (specifically Covington, KY) with activities from September 15 through 19, 2023.   Our Annual Conference presentations provide technical expertise and project examples of implementation for a wide variety of […]

Timpte Announces New Facility in West Texas

David City, NE May 2023 – Timpte, Inc. (Timpte), manufacturer of the #1 selling dry bulk commodity trailer in North America, announces its newest Customer Support Center (CSC) in Odessa, Texas. The West Texas facility is scheduled to open June 5, 2023 and will become Timpte’s tenth factory-direct Customer Support Center in the United States. […]

Post-Update LinkedIn Buzz

Snapshot of some of the buzz following last week’s 8th Annual Frac Sand Update!   Petroleum Connection: Post | Feed | LinkedIn Collin McLelland: Post | LinkedIn Maru Suarez Williams: Post | LinkedIn Charlie Crisp: Post | LinkedIn Pete Cook: Post | LinkedIn Jack Belcher: Post | LinkedIn  

Frac Sand’s Current Bottlenecks

Over the past week or so, we’ve caught up with some of our contacts in the industry about some of the brief, high-level issues going on in the frac sand supply chain world right now.   One of the biggest issues we’re hearing about right now is related to tight frac sand supply across the […]


  • 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 $2,500
  • 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

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