2nd Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

February 27, 2017 | Petroleum Club of Houston, Houston, TX

This one-day event explored the latest forecasts for North American oil & gas production, proppant use trends, frac sand supply & demand, infrastructure and supply chain challenges, current research on frac sand’s economic and environmental impacts, and more!


  • Welcoming Remarks
    - Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
  • Remarks by Congressman Louie Gohmert
    Representative from Texas’ 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Member of the Natural Resources’ Sub-Committee on Energy & Mineral Resources, Chairman of the Natural Resources’ Sub-Committee on Oversight & Investigations
  • Forecasts for North American Oil & Gas Production
    - Reed Olmstead, Senior Manager, North American Onshore, IHS Markit
  • Morning Networking Break
  • Outlook for Frac Sand Supply, Demand, and Pricing
    - Samir Nangia, IHS Markit
  • Panel: Frac Sand Logistics Innovations
    - Rhett Bennet, CEO, Black Mountain Oil & Gas
    - Chris Cloud, Vice President, IST Logistics
    - William Hitters, VP Business Development, Hippo USA
    - Jay Anzelmo, Director of Dry Bulk Sales, CST Industries
  • Networking Lunch & Sponsor Introductions
  • Integrated Logistics in the Frac Sand Industry
    - Todd Bush, Energent Group
    - Chris Favors, Vice President Sales & Marketing, MAALT/Vista Sand
    - Justin Renfro, OmniTRAX Energy Solutions
  • Panel: The Last Mile
    - Joseph Triepke, Founder, Infill Thinking
    - Kevin Fisher, CEO, PropX
    - Andy Branaugh, VP Sales, Twin Eagle Sand & Oilfield Logistics
    - Perry Taylor, President & CEO, Agility Energy
  • Afternoon Networking Break
  • Panel: Wrap Up
    - Max Barrett, Vice President, Tudor Pickering Holt & Co.
    - Rasool Mohammad, COO, Select Sands
    - Jason Jennaro, SVP, Twin Eagle
    - Joe Tinebra, VP Sales & Marketing, Superior Silica Sands
    - Kevin Kysar, Senior Account Executive, Hi-Crush
  • Closing Remarks
    - Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
  • Evening Networking Reception
Infill Thinking PropX

The Frac Sand
Summer Happy Hour

Event Registration – $25