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Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum 2023 Hilton Post Oak Hotel, Houston 9-11 May 2023

Yet again we shall be delivering a topical programme with expert speakers covering the key issues and outlook insights for the supply and demand of industrial minerals used in the oilfield market.

In its eighth year, our unique Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum consistently brings together under one roof the major players across the global supply chain, from mineral producers, processors, and traders to logisticians, financiers, and end use consumers.

Confirmed Speakers*

Oil & gas supply demand outlook
Panuswee Dwivedi, Project Manager, ADI Analytics LLC, USA

The energy transition: a reality check
Uday Turaga, CEO, ADI Analytics LLC, USA

Overview of oilfield chemicals & minerals: demand outlook
Dr Heike Held, Research & Analysis Associate Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights, USA

Barite market global overview
John Newcaster, Principal, IMPACT Minerals, USA

New chapter in barite supply
CIMBAR Resources Inc., USA

Broychim and Morocco barite supply update
Youssef Laghzali, Sales Manager, Broychim, Morocco

MICRODENSE™- A new building block to achieve operational efficiency in drilling & completion operations
Yohnny Gonzalez, Business Development Manager Americas Oilfield, Elkem ASA, USA

Frac sand market outlook
Justin Mayorga, Vice President – Shale Supply Chain Research, Rystad Energy, USA

Attapulgite supply and usage in oilfield applications
Joel Henley, Chief Commercial Officer Active Minerals International LLC, USA

Port logistics: the jugular for US oilfield mineral imports
Eric Battersby, Trade Development Manager, Port of Corpus Christi Authority, USA

*subject to change

Topics to include:

  • Oil & gas outlook

  • Regional mineral supply updates

  • New & alternative mineral sources

  • Oilfield mineral recycling

  • Market demand trends

  • Oilfield mineral applications

  • Drilling fluid developments

  • Proppants outlook

  • Logistics challenges

  • Processing solutions


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What our delegates had to say on last year:

“Excellent programme and roundtable networking. This face-to-face meeting is required to keep the business updated.”
Lonnie Broussard AES Drilling Fluids, Purchasing & Distribution Manager, USA

“As expected you put on a fantastic Forum. It proved most informative. I believe your efforts provide a very worthwhile experience for all attendees.”
Tom Eisenman, General Manager, Superior Weighting Products, USA

“Programme very interesting, high value for networking and getting latest market information.”
Raymond Ding, Managing Director, Wuxi Ding-Long Mineral Co. Ltd, China

“The interaction between groups is exceptional. Brings all together in a great atmosphere.”
Albert Wilson, COO, CIMBAR, USA

“Good programme and venue; great to be part of many valuable interactions, including difference perspectives presented.”
Alistair John, Category Manager-Well Construction Fluids Bulk Chemicals, Schlumberger, USA


Programme Outline

Tuesday 9 May 2023
18:00 Welcome Reception & Networking
sponsored by Bastion Industries
Wednesday 10 May 2023
09:00-17:00 Presentations & Discussion
Thursday 11 May 2023
09:00-12:00 Presentations & Discussion

Sponsorship, Exhibition, Registration Enquiries

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T:+44 (0)208 224 0425

M:+44 (0)7905 771 494

Programme, Speaker Enquiries

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T:+44 (0)1372 450 679

M:+44 (0)7985 986 255

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