7th Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

February 18, 2022 | The Petroleum Club of Houston, Houston, TX

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.


  • Welcoming Remarks
    - Pete Cook, The Petroleum Connection
  • North American Onshore and Frac Sand Outlook
    - Thomas Jacob, Vice President of Shale Research, Rystad Energy
  • A View from the Permian: An Update from the Permian Road Safety Coalition
    - Mike Smith, Managing Director, Permian Road Safety Coalition [M]
    - Jon Hamill, Director HSE - U.S. Onshore Resources & Carbon Management, OXY
    - Dacia Webb, Director of BD, Transportation & Logistics, Atlas Sand
  • Frac Sand Panel Discussion
    - Joseph Triepke, Founder, Infill Thinking [M]
    - Chris Samanns, President, Signal Peak Silica
    - John Young, COO, Smart Sand
    - Kurt Harpold, Product Manager, Halliburton
    - Adam Katz, EVP Sales & Marketing, Badger Mining
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: A Discussion about Liberty, PropX, and Schlumberger Deals
    - Pete Cook, President, The Petroleum Connection [M]
    - Ron Gusek, President, Liberty Oilfield Services
    - Kevin Fisher, President, PropX
  • Texas: Regulatory, Legislative, and Political Update
    - Chris Hosek, Principal, Texas Star Alliance
  • New Kids on the Basin: A Panel on New Frac Sand Plants
    - Bob Carter, President, Industrial Accessories Company [M]
    - Ryan McMaster, Director of Sales & Business Development, Performance Proppants
    - Steve Brock, Chief Commercial Officer, Nomad Proppants
    - Todd Dollander, Founder, Live Oak Silica Sands
  • Key Takeaways Comments and Closing Remarks
    - Pete Cook, President, The Petroleum Connection
McCourt Equipment Performance Proppants Signal Peak Silica Smart Sand Industrial Product Solutions VORTO
Frac Sand Weekly News Digest Houston Energy Industry News Infill Thinking

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Event Registration – $25