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7th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference and Equipment Expo









October 23-26, 2018

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort | San Antonio, TX

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort

Get the latest information on frac sand demand, current logistics & infrastructure developments, consolidation, and industry trends at the nation's longest-running frac sand conference!

Held at Marriott's San Antonio Hill Country Resort, you'll enjoy reliable wi-fi, spacious meeting areas, and world-class cuisine at an award-winning venue.

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Agenda Overview


  • Tuesday - October 23, 2018
    6:00am Expo Equipment Exhibitor Setup
    12:00pm Frac Sand Equipment Expo Opens
    5:00pm Frac Sand Equipment Expo Closes
  • Wednesday - October 24, 2018
    9:00am Frac Sand Equipment Expo Opens
    12:00pm Frac Sand Equipment Expo Closes
    12:00pm Frac Sand Equipment Expo Exhibitor Break Down
    1:00pm Indoor Exhibit Hall Setup
    1:00pm Informal Golf Outing
    6:00pm Speaker & Sponsor VIP Reception
  • Thursday - October 25, 2018
    8:30am Welcome Remarks
    8:45am An Overview and Outlook for North American Shale
    9:30am Outlook for Frac Sand's Shifting Supply and Demand
    10:15am Networking Break
    11:00am Panel Discussion: In-Basin Sand
    12:00pm Networking Lunch
    1:30pm Panel Discussion: Factors That Could Derail or Fast Track In-Basin Disruption
    2:15pm Panel Discussion: Sand Pricing, Sourcing, and Contracts
    2:45pm Networking Break
    3:00pm Panel Discussion: Storage & Last Mile Logistics
    4:00pm Roundtable Discussion Sessions & Exhibit Area Open
    5:00pm Craft Beer Tasting & Networking Reception
  • Friday - October 26, 2018
    8:30am Welcome Remarks
    8:45pm Efficiencies and Utilization in the Last Mile Delivery of Frac Sand
    9:15am Panel Discussion: Driver Shortage and Road Issues
    10:15am Networking Break
    10:45am Frac Sand’s Capital Markets, Private Equity & Vertical Integration
    11:15am Panel Discussion: Frac Sand Transload Facilities from Every Angle
    12:00pm Closing Remarks
    12:00pm Exhibitor Break Down

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Roundtable Discussions


Discuss the topics that matter most to you during our popular roundtable discussions. Each group will meet for 20 minutes and you can rotate to another topic of interest after each segment.

Explore Hosts & Topics


  • A Checklist for Designing a Frac Sand Processing Facility
    - Hosted by ASI Industrial

  • Choosing the Right Equipment for Your Sand Plant
    - Hosted by Industrial Project Solutions

  • Dust Emission Control
    - Hosted by Industrial Accessories Company

  • Engineered Dust Control Solutions at Frac Sites
    - Hosted by National Oilwell Varco

  • First to Last: The Whole Mile
    - Hosted by ArrowsUp LLC

  • Frac Sand Demand in the 'Other' Plays
    - Hosted by Unimin

  • Frac Sand: Raw Material or Fungible Commodity?
    - Hosted by PanXchange

  • Helping Elevate Your Business
    - Hosted by Sweet Manufacturing Company

  • Higher Production & Air Pollution Controls
    - Hosted by Tarmac International

  • Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing Sand Boom on Industrial Silica Supply & Demand
    - Hosted by High Roller Sand

  • Industry Trends at $50 Oil
    - Hosted by Black Mountain Sand

  • Key Elements to the Design of a Transload Facility
    - Hosted by The Mouat Company

  • Permian Local Sand Boom Impact on Last Mile Logistics
    - Hosted by Pronghorn Logistics

  • Raising Capital
    - Hosted by Latham & Watkins

  • Rapid Turn-Key Storage Solutions
    - Hosted by Legacy Building Solutions

  • Terminal Through-Put Capacities
    - Hosted by Anchor Industrial

  • The Last Word in Last Mile Logistics
    - Hosted by PropX

  • Trucking Capacity Constraints; Mine to Wellhead
    - Hosted by Vista Proppant & Logistics

  • Trucking Mine to Wellhead: Thinking Outside the Box
    - Hosted by Bobeaux Trucking & Logistics

  • Wet Plant Designs and Slurry Pipelines
    - Hosted by Process Engineers & Equipment Corp.



JW Marriott Hill Country Resort

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort

Stay at the conference venue and enjoy everything Marriott's Hill Country Resort has to offer: 18 Oaks Steakhouse, the TPC San Antonio golf course, on-site running and walking trails and more. And with the resort's extensive list of activities, you can bring your family along!

* Room block is sold out for the night of October 24th.

$224 /per night

23808 Resort Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78261 | 800-228-9290

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Alternate Lodging Options

If the main hotel is sold out for the days you would like to stay, please check out these alternative lodging options.

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Sponsorship Opportunities


See why 75+ of the industry's biggest names choose to sponsor the Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference!

New for 2018: both Gold and Silver sponsorship levels include a 10x10 exhibit space with table, chairs and electrical provided!

The Petroleum Connection is closed on Sundays to give our staff a chance to rest, spend time with their families, and attend their preferred house of worship.

As a result, we do not accept registrations on Sundays. We ask you to please return tomorrow to register for this event.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

$1,195 / per person

Canyons Course at the TPC San Antonio

Informal Golf Outing - $225 /per person

October 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

Canyons Course at the TPC San Antonio

After registering for the main conference, you will be able to register for the golf outing.

Platinum Sponsors

Arrows Up CST Equify LLC OmniTRAX

Golf Sponsors

Alpine Silica Black Mountain Sand C3 Solutions PropX Rail Barge Truck Services Vista Proppants & Logistics

Gold Sponsors

4 Robertson Ranch American Track Generations ASI Industrial ATS Donaldson Torit Endeco Engineering FB Industries Genesis Venture Solutions GeoForce High Roller Sand Industrial Accessories Company Industrial Project Solutions Industrial Tax Consulting Kase Conveyors LogicHaul Logistics Market & Johnson Matec America McCourt & Sons Equipment Inc Meridian Manufacturing Mouat Company RTD Enterprises SandCan Shackelford Construction & Hauling ShaleApps Sierra Frac Sand LLC Superior Industries Tensar Trident Structures Trinity Rail WIP Drain WS Tyler

Silver Sponsors

4B Components Ltd Airis Wellsite Services AirPro Fan & Blower Company Cornerstone Energy Corporation DCL Derrick Dragon Products ExtenData GeoMetrix Rail Logistics Greenbrier Companies Industrial Accessories Company Industrial Kiln & Dryer Group JVI Vibratory Equipment Inc KMC Incentives Lonquist Frac Sand Services Louisville Dryer Company Maxi-Lift Inc Midwestern Industries Inc PanXchange PEBCO Phoenix Rapat Corporation SCAFCO Aggregate & Frac Sand Solutions Stim-Lab, Inc SWECO Sweet Manufacturing Co TMT Solutions Westward Environmental Yellow Jacket Drilling Services

Bronze Sponsors

APPCO Automatize Logistics Bruks Siwertell Carrier Vibrating Equipment CDE Global ElectroSensors FEECO International Industrial Accessories Company Legacy Building Solutions LI Transport Martin Engineering RB Scott Rystad Energy SafeRack Sand Revolution Schenck Process Sinto South Industries Tank Connection Technos Fan Services TMH Ventures TPS Ventilex Vortex Global Wolf Point

Media & Supporting Organizations

Dry Bulk Magazine E&P Magazine Frac Sand Weekly News Digest InfillThinking Powder & Bulk Solids Kansas State University - Bulk Solids Innovation Center MOTRAN Alliance University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Register to Attend for $1,195/per person