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DUG Sand 2019 - Seeing a World in a Grain of Sand
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10:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
10:05 AM
Opening Keynote: Trainloads of Sand
Noted market observer shares perspective on the economics of sand and how structural changes are impacting the industry.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
James Wicklund, Managing Director, Energy Group, Stephens Inc.
10:25 AM
Panel: Sand – The National Perspective
Two national sand providers share their unique perspectives on rapidly changing dynamics involving proppant demand and how the industry is adjusting to changes in the supply demand balance for northern white sand and in-basin supplies.   
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Erik Nystrom, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Covia Corporation
Laura Fulton, Chief Financial Officer, Hi-Crush Partners LP
11:05 AM
Panel: The Regional Perspective
The growth of in-basin sand became a disruptive event in proppant markets during 2018. Two regional sand providers provide perspective on how the in-basin market is evolving in 2019, and thereafter.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Hunter Wallace, Chief Operating Officer, Atlas Sand Company LLC
Rhett Bennett, Founder & CEO, Black Mountain Sand
11:45 AM
Spotlight: Leaving Footprints In The Sand
Trends in proppant usage and how they impact well productivity and reserves.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, HartEnergy.com
Speaker(s):
Todd J. Bush, Principal, Energent Group
12:10 PM
Networking Luncheon
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1:25 PM
Panel: Last Mile Perspectives
Labor shortages, regulatory issues, and capital efficiency call for new solutions in proppant delivery. Two experts discuss the specifics of evolving technology in last mile delivery.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kevin Fisher, CEO, PropX
Greg Garcia, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.
2:05 PM
Panel: Built On A Foundation Of Sand
Panelists address innovative solutions surrounding sourcing and delivering proppant on a customer-specific basis, and on labor-related bottlenecks in proppant transportation.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Dirk Hallen, CEO, Pronghorn Logistics
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Justin Renfro, President, OmniTRAX
2:45 PM
Spotlight: E&P Case Study
A prominent E&P discusses trends in proppant use, its impact on short- and long-term well productivity, and offers perspective on self-sourcing versus third-party suppliers, and for in-basin vs northern white sand.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jason Pigott, Executive Vice President - Operations and Technical Services, Chesapeake Energy Corp.
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3:10 PM
Networking Break
3:40 PM
Spotlight: Demand Drivers & the Impact of In-Basin Sand
An explosion of in-basin sand mines in Texas means supply exceeds current demand, cratering the composite sand price index. This analyst will analyze the drivers of sand demand, potential relief valves for the supply glut and the near-term effects of in-basin sand on the market.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, HartEnergy.com
Speaker(s):
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Jonathan Godwin, OFS Research Specialist, RS Energy Group
4:05 PM
Spotlight: Proppant Permutations
Longer laterals and greater proppant loading require innovative solutions to place proppant downhole. An industry expert offers a view of recent developments in proppant and proppant delivery.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Nicole Hoffman, Executive Sales and Marketing Lead, SUN Specialty Products Corp.
4:30 PM
Frac Sand Revolution: A Battle In The Sand
An industry consultant shares unique, research-driven national perspective on how the proppant market is evolving from sourcing to downhole delivery.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
4:55 PM
Western Themed Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hors d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor. Wear your cowboy boots, hats and western clothing!
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