TITLE: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Proppant, But Were Afraid to Ask
ABSTRACT: Proppant is critical to the successful application of hydraulic fracturing. This talk will review the history, types, characteristics and properties of proppant. It will also review several new multifunctional proppant technologies, and will include several videos of interest. Samples will be on hand so attendees can get a closer look at proppant.
BIO: Terry Palisch is a Global Engineering Director for CARBO Ceramics located in Dallas, TX. He is active in SPEI and SPE Dallas, has coauthored numerous SPE papers and guest lectured at UT in the past.
- Austin, TX native
- UT Graduate (1993)
- Aerospace Engineering Major
- Navy Jet Pilot (F/A-18 Super Hornet)
- M.S. in Aviation Systems
- Attended Navy Nuclear Power School
- And a bunch of other awesome stuff in a 20+ year career in the U.S Navy