3rd Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

August 21-22, 2014 | JW Marriott Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, TX

The 3rd Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference addressed the supply constraints and logistical challenges brought on by the growing demand for silica sand and proppants. Numerous networking opportunities, presentations by industry leaders, roundtable discussions, a golf outing and the beautiful venue continued to make this one of our most sought-after conferences!

Agenda – Day 1

  • Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy Description
    - Dr. John Felmy, American Petroleum Institute
  • Frac Sand Supply & Demand
    - Samir Nangia, PacWest Consulting
  • Networking Break
  • Roundtable Discussions
    See below
  • Networking Lunch
  • Transload Panel Discussion
    - Ryan Smith, GE Transportation
    - Sharon Hicks, FTS International
    - Troy Wilson, Imerys Oilfield Solutions
  • Frac Sand Terminal Expansion Considerations
    - Robert Ober, Plant Architects
  • Silicosis Prevention
    - Bob Glenn, Glenn Consulting Group
  • Networking Break
  • Remarks by Ryan Sitton, Candidate for Texas Railroad Commission
    - Introduced by: Weston Martinez, Texas Real Estate Commission & Global Frac LLC
  • A Case Study in Proppant Procurement and Forecasting
    - Sharon Hicks, FTS International
  • Proppant Use Trends
    - Todd Bush, Energent Group
  • Remarks by George P. Bush, Candidate for Texas Land Commissioner
  • Networking Reception

Agenda – Day 2

  • The Impact of Logistics on the Frac Sand Market
    - Jennifer Casebier, Down Hole Trader
  • Panel Discussion: Innovations & Issues in Frac Sand Logistics
    - Richard McClure, ARC Strategic Advisors Group
    - Steve McGill, Union Pacific
    - David Lakin, Weatherford
    - Dennis Ward, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure
    - George Piccioni, AEP River Operations
  • Networking Break
  • Safety Comments
    - Randy Gallaway, Gallaway Safety Solutions
  • International Opportunities Panel
    - Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
    - Sam Pick, MPC3
    - Carlos Marron, ProMexico
    - Tim Spencer, Proppants Worldwide (Australia)
  • Proppant Supply & Demand Moving Forward
    - Brian Olmen, Kelrik
    - Ian Renkes, PropTester