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2nd Annual Frac Sand Industry Update

February 27, 2017 | Petroleum Club of Houston - Houston, TX

This one-day event explored the latest forecasts for North American oil & gas production, proppant use trends, frac sand supply & demand, infrastructure and supply chain challenges, current research on frac sand’s economic and environmental impacts, and more!



  • Monday - February 27, 2017
    • Welcoming Remarks
      - Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
    • Remarks by Congressman Louie Gohmert
      Representative from Texas’ 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Member of the Natural Resources’ Sub-Committee on Energy & Mineral Resources, Chairman of the Natural Resources’ Sub-Committee on Oversight & Investigations
    • Forecasts for North American Oil & Gas Production
      - Reed Olmstead, Senior Manager, North American Onshore, IHS Markit
    • Morning Networking Break
    • Outlook for Frac Sand Supply, Demand, and Pricing
      - Samir Nangia, IHS Markit
    • Panel: Frac Sand Logistics Innovations
      - Rhett Bennet, CEO, Black Mountain Oil & Gas
      - Chris Cloud, Vice President, IST Logistics
      - William Hitters, VP Business Development, Hippo USA
      - Jay Anzelmo, Director of Dry Bulk Sales, CST Industries
    • Networking Lunch & Sponsor Introductions
    • Integrated Logistics in the Frac Sand Industry
      - Todd Bush, Energent Group
      - Chris Favors, Vice President Sales & Marketing, MAALT/Vista Sand
      - Justin Renfro, OmniTRAX Energy Solutions
    • Panel: The Last Mile
      - Joseph Triepke, Founder, Infill Thinking
      - Kevin Fisher, CEO, PropX
      - Andy Branaugh, VP Sales, Twin Eagle Sand & Oilfield Logistics
      - Perry Taylor, President & CEO, Agility Energy
    • Afternoon Networking Break
    • Panel: Wrap Up
      - Max Barrett, Vice President, Tudor Pickering Holt & Co.
      - Rasool Mohammad, COO, Select Sands
      - Jason Jennaro, SVP, Twin Eagle
      - Joe Tinebra, VP Sales & Marketing, Superior Silica Sands
      - Kevin Kysar, Senior Account Executive, Hi-Crush
    • Closing Remarks
      - Pete Cook, President, Petroleum Connection
    • Evening Networking Reception

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