7th Annual
Frac Sand Industry Update

February 18, 2022

The Petroleum Club of Houston | Houston, TX
The Petroleum Club of Houston

This one-day event is designed to an update on forecasts, trends, research, & regulatory updates for the 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 150 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.

Location: 1201 Louisiana St, 35th Floor, Houston, TX, 77002

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Agenda Overview
** preliminary agenda subject to change **

The agenda will focus on forecasts regarding North American 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.

9:00 am
Welcome Remarks
• Pete Cook, President, The Petroleum Connection
Conference Room
9:15 am
North American Onshore and Frac Sand Outlook
• Thomas Jacob, Vice President of Shale Research, Rystad Energy
Conference Room
9:45 am
A View from the Permian: An Update from the Permian Road Safety Coalition
• Jon Hamill, Director HSE - U.S. Onshore Resources & Carbon Management, OXY
• Mike Smith, Managing Director, Permian Road Safety Coalition - MODERATOR
• Dacia Webb, Director of BD, Transportation & Logistics, Atlas Sand
Conference Room
10:30 am
Morning Networking Break

Coffee Sponsor

Exhibit Area
11:00 am
Frac Sand Panel Discussion
• Joseph Triepke, Founder, Infill Thinking - MODERATOR
• Chris Samanns, President, Signal Peak Silica
• John Young, COO, Smart Sand
• Kurt Harpold, Product Manager, Halliburton
• Adam Katz, EVP Sales & Marketing, Badger Mining
Conference Room
12:00 pm
Networking Lunch

Lunch Sponsor

Exhibit Area
1:30 pm
Mergers & Acquisitions: A Discussion about Liberty, PropX, and Schlumberger Deals
• Pete Cook, President, The Petroleum Connection - MODERATOR
• Ron Gusek, President, Liberty Oilfield Services
• Kevin Fisher, President, PropX
Conference Room
2:00 pm
Texas: Regulatory, Legislative, and Political Update
• Chris Hosek, Principal, Texas Star Alliance
Conference Room
2:30 pm
Afternoon Networking Break
Exhibit Area
3:00 pm
New Kids on the Basin: A Panel on New Frac Sand Plants
• Bob Carter, President, Industrial Accessories Company - MODERATOR
• Ryan McMaster, Director of Sales & Business Development, Performance Proppants
• Steve Brock, Chief Commercial Officer, Nomad Proppants
• Todd Dollander, Founder, Live Oak Silica Sands
Conference Room
3:45 pm
Key Takeaways Comments and Closing Remarks
• Pete Cook, President, The Petroleum Connection
Conference Room
4:00 pm
Networking Reception

Reception Sponsor

Exhibit Area
5:30 pm
Exhibit Area

McCourt Equipment Performance Proppants Signal Peak Silica Smart Sand Industrial Product Solutions VORTO

Frac Sand Weekly News Digest Houston Energy Industry News Infill Thinking



$595 /per person

Registration Opens 9/15/21


Sponsorships are limited to 15 companies. Don’t miss your chance to get your information in front of industry leaders and decisionmakers.

Event Lodging

Hyatt Regency Houston

Stay right across the street from the Petroleum Club and use the Houston Tunnel Walkway to get from your hotel to the conference!

$199 /per night

1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 654-1234