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1st Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

March 10, 2016 | Houstonian Hotel Club & Spa - Houston, TX

This one-day event was designed to provide important forecasts, trends, research, & regulatory updates for the frac sand industry.



  • Thursday - March 10, 2016
    • The Outlook for North American Onshore Production
      - Reed Olmstead, Manager, North American Onshore, IHS/PFC Energy
    • Outlook for Frac Sand Supply & Demand
      - Samir Nangia, IHS/PacWest Consulting Partners
    • Networking Break
    • Panel Discussion: Trends in Frac Sand
      - Chad Wallace, Frac Sand Independent Consultant
      - Erik Freitag, Primary Vision
      - Richard Zielke, Unimin Corporation
      - Scott Prince, EP Energy
    • Networking Lunch
    • Continued Political, Regulatory and Activist Opposition to Frac Sand Mining Despite Changes in the Market
      - Mark Krumenacher, Senior Vice President, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
      - Isaac Orr, Research Fellow, The Heartland Institute
    • Will New OSHA Silica Rules Send Fracking to the Dust Bin?
      - Charles V. Sweeney, Partner, Axley Brynelson, LLP
      - Mitch R. Olson, Partner, Axley Brynelson, LLP
    • Networking Break
    • Employment Law Issues in Down Times and Wisconsin Legislative Update
      - Anders Helquist, Attorney, Weld Riley, S.C.
      - Ben Jones, Attorney, Weld Riley, S.C.
    • Networking Reception

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