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5th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

October 13-14, 2016 | JW Marriott Hill Country Resort - San Antonio, TX

The Frac Sand Supply & Logistics conference once again brought together the various voices of the industry, including sand suppliers, E&P companies, well servicers, rail companies, truckers, barges, terminal developers, storage providers, equipment suppliers, and those who provide technology solutions for a more efficient supply chain.



  • Thursday - October 13, 2016
    • Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
    • Welcome Remarks
      - Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
    • Outlook for North American Onshore Production
      - Reed Olmstead, IHS
    • Outlook for Frac Sand Supply &amop; Demand
      - Samir Nangia, IHS/PacWest Consulting Partners
    • Morning Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
    • Understanding the New OSHA Silica Rule
      - John Martin, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
    • Emerging Trends in Transloading
      - Jason Jennaro, Twin Eagle
    • Networking Lunch
    • Panel: Industry Challenges, Changes, and the New Normal
      - Rhett Bennett, Black Mountain
      - Rick Shearer, Superior Silica Sands
      - Rasool Mohammad, Select Sands Corp.
      - Jim Wicklund, Credit Suisse, LLC
    • The Impending Sand Consolidation
      - Joel Schneyer, Headwaters MB
    • Afternoon Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
    • Assessing the Physical Condition of Sand Plant Assets
      - Mike Gregory, Industrial Accessories Company
    • Roundtable Discussion Sessions
    • Evening Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
  • Friday - October 14, 2016
    • Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
    • Welcome Remarks
      - Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
    • Panel: Industry Trends in Proppant Logistics & Procurement
      - Moderator: Perry Taylor, Agility Energy
      - Shannon Nelson, CARBO
      - Andy Branaugh, Twin Eagle Sand & Oilfield Logistics
    • Morning Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
    • Dust Control Solutions Showcase
      - Industrial Accessories Company
      - Sweet Manufacturing
      - Robert Ober & Associates
      - Camfil
      - Superior Silica Sands
    • Closing Remarks
      - Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
    • Mission Rail Park Tour

Roundtable Discussions


  • Strategic Sourcing in the E&P Space
    - Hosted by Devon Energy
  • Open Discussion on Trends and Innovations in the Frac Sand Supply Chain
    - Hosted by Apache
  • The Future of Coarse Grades of Frac Sand
    - Hosted by Unimin Energy
  • Managing Dust at Unloading & Loading Points
    - Hosted by ASI Industrial
  • Equipment Readiness for the Frac Sand Market
    - Hosted by Robert Ober & Associates
  • A Discussion on Frac Sand Tank Capabilities & Development
    - Hosted by CST Storage
  • Self Suspending Proppants
    - Hosted by Superior Silica Sands
  • When downtime is simply not an option…
    - Hosted by Sweet Manufacturing
  • Criteria for Proppant Selection
    - Hosted by Shell Oil
  • Silica Dust Emissions Controls
    - Hosted by Industrial Accessories Company
  • Alternative Methods for Design and Construction of New Facilities
    - Hosted by the Mouat Company
  • Economies of Vertically Integrating Mining, Rail, & Transload
    - Hosted by Bobeaux Trucking & Oilfield Services
  • Features and Benefits of Fabric Structures for Storage, Transloading and Maintenance
    - Hosted by Legacy Building Solutions
Gold Sponsors

American Truck & Rail Audits Inc ASI Industrial Bobeaux Trucking Camfil Air Pollution Control CST Industrial GE Transportation Industrial Accessories Company Industrial Project Solutions KASE Conveyors Legacy Building Solutions McCourt & Sons Equipment Mouat Company Plant Architects + Plant Outfitters Rail Logix Sweet Manufacturing Co Union Pacific Railroad
Silver Sponsors

Agility Energy Arrows Up Black Mountain Sand Donaldson Torit Dover MEI Down Hole Trader FB Industries Halliburton Intermobile Container Liberty Materials Inc Louisville Dryer Company Marquette Transportation Company Meridian Manufacturing Putzmeister R&R Contracting STT Enviro Corp Superior Industries TIOGA HVAC Rentals Tricon Twin Eagle Unimin Vista Proppants & Logistics WS Tyler
Media Partners

Frac Sand Weekly News Digest Pit & Quarry Powder & Bulk Solids Shale Gas International Shale Markets Shale Oil & Gas Business Magazine STEER (South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable) The Surge
Supporting Organizations

The Heartland Institute