8th Annual Frac Sand

Industry Update

This one-day event is designed as 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.

The Petroleum Club of Houston | Houston, TX

Agenda Overview

9:00 amOpening Remarks
• Nick Cook, Vice President, Petroleum Connection
9:15 amIndustry Outlook: North American Shale and Frac Sand
• Ryan Hassler, Product Manager, Rystad Energy
10:00 amQuick Thoughts: Debundling
• Candace Rowell, Senior Category Manager, Chesapeake Energy
10:15 amMorning Break In Exhibit Area
10:45 amState of the Industry Discussion
• Joseph Triepke, Founder, Infill Thinking [M]
• Dave Frattaroli, EVP, High Roller Sand
• Maru Williams, Global Supply Chain Advisor, Chevron
• Brian McConn, SVP - Supply Chain, Hi-Crush
• Adam Katz, EVP, Badger Mining
11:30 amNew Builds, Maintenance, and Mine Upgrades
• Charlie Crisp, President, Crisp Supply Chain Solutions [M]
• Bob Carter, SVP, Industrial Accessories Company
• Daniel Radabaugh, VP of Business Development, Saber Asset Group
• Kevin Collier, President, FCI Sand Operations
12:15 pmNetworking Lunch
lunch sponsor
1:30 pmLogistics Panel
• Isaiah Martinez, President, Sank Shark Oilfield Services [M]
• Mike Montgomery, VP - Proppant and Logistics, NexMile
• Matt Detmar, CEO, Detmar Logistics
2:15 pmQuick Thoughts: Frac Sand in Appalachia
• Aric Christman, Category Manager, Encino Energy
2:30 pmAfternoon Break in the Exhibit Area
3:00 pmLike a Good Neighbor, Frac Sand is Here!
• Jack Belcher, Principal, Cornerstone Government Affairs [M]
• Mike Smith, Managing Director, Permian Road Safety Coalition
• Casey Yates, Director of Finance, Permian Strategic Partnership
3:45 pmTelling Our Story
• Collin McLelland, Cofounder, Digital Wildcatters
4:15 pmClosing Takeaways
• Peter Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
• Matt Oehler, Director of Business Development, PropX
4:30 pmNetworking Reception
reception sponsor
6:00 pmDay Ends

The Petroleum Club of Houston

1201 Louisiana St, 37th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

Conference Presentations

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Jack Belcher
Cornerstone Government Affairs
Bob Carter
Senior Vice President
Aric Christman
Category Manager
Encino Energy
Kevin Collier
FCI Sand Operations
Nick Cook
Managing Partner
Petroleum Connection
Pete Cook
Petroleum Connection
Charlie Crisp
Crisp Supply Chain Solutions
Dave Frattaroli
Executive Vice President of Business Development
High Roller Sand
Ryan Hassler
Vice President
Rystad Energy
Adam Katz
Badger Mining Corp
Isaiah Martinez
Sand Shark Oilfield Services
Brian McConn
SVP - Supply Chain
Collin McLelland
Digital Wildcatters
Mike Montgomery
VP – NexMile
Matt Oehler
Director of Business Development
Daniel Radabaugh
VP of Business Development
Saber Asset Group
Candace Rowell
Senior Category Manager
Chesapeake Energy
Mike Smith
Managing Director
Permian Road Safety Coalition
Joseph Triepke
Infill Thinking
Maru Williams
Global Supply Chain Advisor
Casey Yates
Director of Finance
Permian Strategic Partnership
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Reception Sponsor
Industrial Accessories Company
Lunch Sponsor
McCourt Equipment
Coffee Sponsor
Alston Equipment
High Roller Sand
Supporting Organization
Supporting Organization
The Petroleum Connection
Media Partner
Infill Thinking
Media Partner
Frac Sand Weekly News Digest
Media Partner
Hyatt Regency Houston Downtown

Conference Lodging | Hyatt Regency Houston

We have a block of rooms reserved for attendees at the Hyatt Regency Houston which is directly adjacent to the Petroleum Club. Reservations can be made by calling (713) 654-1234 and asking for The Petroleum Connection room block.

Discounted Room Rate



  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Begins 9:00 am
  • Exhibitor Setup for Frac Sand Conference 1:00 pm
  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo Ends 4:00 pm
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception at Frac Sand Equipment Expo 4:00 pm



  • Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 8:00 am
  • General Sessions with Breaks in the Exhibit Hall 8:30 am
  • Conference Closes 12:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Beak Down & Move-Out 12:00 pm
  • Conference Golf Outing 1:00 pm


  • Frac Sand Equipment Expo 20'x40' Space $3,500
  • VIP Dinner on November 19th $7,500
  • Coffee Mugs SOLD
  • Notebook SOLD
  • Speaker/Sponsor Reception on November 18th SOLD
  • Conference Mobile App $3,000
  • Day 1 Kick-Off SOLD
  • Day 2 Kick-Off $3,000
  • Lanyard SOLD
  • Networking Lunch on November 19th SOLD
  • Networking Reception Glasses SOLD
  • Day 1 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 1 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Morning Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Day 2 Afternoon Break (Video ad) $2,500
  • Case Study 1 $2,500
  • Case Study 2 $2,500
  • Charging Station $2,500
  • Printed Program $2,500
  • Conference Wifi SOLD
  • Golf: Water Bottles SOLD
  • Golf: Hosted Hole (Beverage Station & Contest) $3,700
  • Golf: Hats $3,500
  • Golf: Cigars $3,200
  • Golf: Divot Tools $3,200
  • Golf: Balls $3,200
  • Golf: Towels $3,200

The Frac Sand
Summer Happy Hour

Event Registration – $25