4th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

September 24-25, 2015 | JW Marriott Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, TX

Experience the nation’s leading Frac Sand conference! Join us for the 4th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference as we address the challenges and opportunities brought on by the growing demand for silica sand and proppants. Numerous networking opportunities, superb speakers, roundtable discussions, a golf outing and a beautiful venue have made this a must-attend event for the past four years. If you are involved, or even just interested, in building a more efficient supply chain, this is the conference for you!

Agenda – Day 1

  • An Update on Frac Sand Industry Trends
    - Jen Casebier, DownHoleTrader.com
  • Preparing to Receive the Largest Frac Sand Shipment in History
    - Jason Jennaro, Twin Eagle & Jeff Lederer, Unimin Energy Services
  • Transportation Industry Update and Export Sand Solutions
    - Mike Landin, Gulf Winds International
  • Networking Break
  • Transloading, Trucking & Turn-key Logistical Solutions
    - Chris Favors, Maalt, LP
  • Drilling Down Into Oil & Gas Safety
    - Randy Tomlinson, Ryder
  • The Responsible Mining Initiative
    - Dr. Kent Syverson, University of WI – Eau Claire Department of Geology and Head of the Responsible Mining Initiative
  • Networking Lunch
  • Did You Say Sand by Pipeline?
    - Norbert Steiger, HIPPO USA
    - Rob Fulks, Weatherford
    - Brad Marcak, HIPPO USA
    - Ron Derammelaere, Ausenco
    - Steven A. Young, Ausenco
  • Networking Lunch
  • Discussing New Research on the Economic & Environmental Impact of Frac Sand
    - Isaac Orr, The Heartland Institute
    - Mark Krumenacher, GZA GeoEnvironmental
  • Networking Break
  • A New Approach to Promoting Domestic Energy Production
    - Joe Toth, The Center for American Interests
  • The Innovative Sand & Water Technologies for Onshore Operations Grand Challenge
    - Bruce Tocher, Statoil & GE Oil & Gas
  • Networking Reception

Agenda – Day 2

  • Issues & Innovations in Frac Sand Logistics Panel
    - Richard McClure, ARC Strategic Advisors Group
    - Justin Renfro, Superior Silica Sands
    - Andy Branaugh, Twin Eagle
    -Jerry VanDerWerff, Nol-Tec Systems
    - Tom Vorholt, Florida Marine
  • Roundtable Discussions
    See below
  • Networking Break
  • Sheiks vs. Shale: New Economics of Energy & Implications for the Frac Sand Industry
    - Dr. Bernard “Bud” Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute and Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University
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