6th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

September 28-29, 2017 | Marriott Marquis Houston, Houston, TX

A thought-provoking experience that allowed participants to engage one-on-one with industry experts while enjoying one of Houston’s most beautiful downtown locations — perfect for visiting oil & gas clients before and after the conference!

Agenda – Day 1

  • Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
  • Welcoming Remarks
    - Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
  • Outlook for North American Onshore Production
    - Reed Olmstead, Manager, North American Onshore, IHS Markit
  • Outlook for Frac Sand Supply & Demand
    - Ryan Carbrey, Director, Onshore Research, IHS Markit
  • Morning Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • The State of Frac Sand
    - Todd Bush, Principal, Energent Group
  • Panel: A Look Inside Permian Basin Sand Mining
    - Joseph Tripke, Founder, Infill Thinking
    - Michelle Lee, Senior Geologist, Westward Environmental
    - Rhett Bennett, CEO, Black Mountain Sand
    - Dave Frattaroli, EVP of Business Development, High Roller Sand
    - Laura Fulton, CFO, Hi-Crush Proppants
  • Networking Lunch
  • Wall Street's Love-Hate Relationship with Sand
    - James Wicklund, Managing Director, Equity Research, Credit Suisse
    - Jake Lundberg, Equity Research, Oilfield Services, Credit Suisse
  • Afternoon Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • Panel: Capital Markets in the Frac Sand Supply Chain
    - Chris Haymons, Co-Founder/Partner, Industria Partners
    - Houston Simmons, CFO, Black Mountain Sands
    - Laura Fulton, CFO, Hi-Crush Proppants
    - Greg Lanham, CEO, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure
    - Ryan Maierson, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Roundtable Discussion Sessions
  • Evening Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Agenda – Day 2

  • Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
  • Welcoming Remarks
    Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
  • Panel: Evolving Frac Sand Supply Chain and Logistics Trends
    - Taylor Robinson, President, PLG Consulting
    - Dagoberto Zalapa, Global Well Operations Supply Chain, Conoco Phillips
    - Jay Anzelmo, Director, Dry Bulk Sales, CST Industries
    - Justin Renfro, SVP Business Development, OmniTRAX Energy Solutions
  • Frac Sand Volume: A View from the Rails
    - George O'Leary, Director, Oil Services Research, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
  • Morning Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • Comparison of Northern White Sand and Texas Sand
    - Kent Syverson, Prof. & Chair, Dept. of Geology, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
    - Brent Elliott, Economic Geologist, Jackson School of Geosciences, UT Austin
  • Panel: Opportunities in Areas NOT Called the Permian Basin
    - Shawn Arthur, Director, Business Development, Superior Silica Sands
    - Tim Wigley, President, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
    - Ben Broussard, Director, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association
  • Closing Remarks
    Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
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