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2nd Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

September 5-6, 2013 | JW Marriott Hill Country Resort - San Antonio, TX

Our 2nd Annual 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 05, 2013
    • Oil & Gas Industry Overview
      - Rayola Daugher, The American Petroleum Institute
    • Frac Sand Overview
      - Senjit Sarkar, PacWest Consulting
    • Networking Break
    • Wisconsin and Minnesota Moratorium & Legislative Developments
      - John Robert Belhing, Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C.
      - Vincent Palmisano, Shell
    • Integration Trends in the Frac Sand Market
      - Steven Ilkay, Oil & Gas Advisors
    • The Human Factor
      - Jeffrey Presberg, Petroleum Connection
    • Networking Lunch
    • Advances in Silica Dust Control
      - Donny Beaver, HalenHardy
    • Design-Build Considerations for Frac Sand Transload Facilities
      - Robert Ober, Frac Terminals
    • Networking Break
    • Design-Build for EPC for Processing Plants & Transload Facilities
      - Robert Ober, Frac Terminals
    • Virtual Supply Chain Panel
      Craig Priest, GE Transportation
      - Jason Tedrow, U.S. Silica
      - Jack Richards, Titan Lansing Transload
      - Richard Lesikar, Fort Worth & Western Railroad
    • Networking Reception
  • Friday - September 06, 2013
    • San Antonio's Strategic Logistics Partners for the Energy Industry
      - Bruce Miller, Port of San Antonio
    • Environmental Laws and Regulatory Issues Related to Frac Sand Mining and Processing
      - Paul Gosselink, Lloyd Gosselink
    • Wisconsin and Minnesota's Local Regulatory Trends
      - Anders B. Helquist, Weld, Riley Prenn & Ricci, S.C.
    • Networking Break
    • A Shortline Rail Perspective on Frac Sand Logistics
      - Mike Peters, Genesee & Wyoming
    • Innovations & Issues in Frac Sand Logistics
Gold Sponsors

FB Industries Industrial Project Solutions Plant Architects + Plant Outfitters Process Engineers & Equipment Corp
Silver Sponsors

Bailey-Parks Urethane Cambridge Entech CST Industrial GE Transportation ISCO Industries Kalmar Louisville Dryer Company MASHH Mobile Air Shower NARSTCO PacWest Consulting Putzmeister Rangeland Energy SandBox Logistics Tarmac International Weld Riley Wildcat Minerals
Media Partners

Argus Media Oil Patch Hotline ONG Marketplace Petroleum News Shale Oil & Gas Business Magazine Unconventional Oil & Gas Report
Supporting Organizations

American Frac Sand Association STEER (South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable)