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1st Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

September 27-28, 2012 | Gaylord Texan - Grapevine, TX

Our inaugural Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference addressed the supply constraints and logistical challenges brought on by the new and sudden demand for silica sand and proppants. Numerous networking opportunities, superb speakers and a beautiful venue led to this becoming an annual, must-attend event!



  • Thursday - September 27, 2012
    • Hydraulic Fracturing Market Trends: Implications for Frac Sand
      - Chris Robart, PacWest Consulting Partners
    • Vertical Integration Trends in Frac Sand and Proppant
      - Steven Ilkay, Oil & Gas Advisors
    • The Next Big Play: Mexico's Eagle Ford
      - Joseph Linck
    • Moratorium Madness: A Look at Wisconsin's Regulatory Climate
      - John Behling, Weld Riley Prenn & Ricci
    • Creating Value for the Expanding Shale Market
      - Brad Thrasher, Union Pacific
    • The Inland Waterways System: The Perfect Storm
      - Terry Moore, AEP River Operations
    • Trends in Sand Storage
      - Terry McIver, Loadcraft Industries
  • Friday - September 28, 2012
    • Transload Panel
      - Jeff Tracewell, Carbis
      - Allison Glahn, BNSF Logistics
      - Bill Fehr, D&I Terminals
    • Producers' Panel
      - Dave Hanson, Chieftan Sand
      - Richard Payne, Northern Frac Sand
    • Applying Proppant Testing Standards: Alpha to Omega
      - Earl Freeman, PropTester
Gold Sponsors

Chieftan Sand CompuWeigh Convey-All Industries D&I LLC FB Industries Loadcraft Industries
Silver Sponsors

Apache Carbis NARSTCO RSI Logistics ShipXpress Weld Riley Wildcat Minerals
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