Tech Talks: Solving Sand Management Shortcomings

A major issue facing many production engineers is sand management. There are many obstacles equipment hasn’t historically been able to overcome and prolonged use is costly. Don’t miss this SPE Live Tech Talks with TETRA Technologies, where we’ll explore both tangible and economical solutions to overcoming the challenges of sand management in post-frac production. 

Guest Speakers:

Adam Calvin, Central U.S. – Production Testing and Fluids Manager at TETRA Technologies

David Gibson, Host


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Adam Calvin

Central U.S. – Production Testing and Fluids Manager

TETRA Technologies

Adam Calvin manages the Production Testing and Fluids business in the Central United States for TETRA Technologies. During his employment, he has held Operation and Sales Management positions within TETRA’s Water Management, Completion Fluids, and Production Testing product lines. One of his primary focuses today is technology and business development for the Company’s flowback services. He works closely with customers and TETRA engineering teams to identify needs and facilitate solutions. Calvin has authored publications addressing the challenges and solutions of sand management in post-frac production.

David Gibson (Moderator)


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David Gibson has earned a reputation as a disruptive thought leader in the field of emerging oilfield technology.An engineer-turned-entrepreneur, David now owns and manages Gibson Reports, a MWD and Directional Drilling market research firm as well as a partner and board member for several start-up companies. Launching his oilfield career as a UTA-trained Mechanical Engineer, David has a 14-year track record of working for both major and independent service providers in global and domestic onshore and offshore capacities operating a wide range of tools from survey-on-connection to offshore penta-combos.Serving in leadership roles ranging from Sub-Committee Chair to Board of Directors in several professional oil and gas associations like IADD, SPE, AADE and IADC, David is a highly-requested public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.Known for his catchphrase, "know your industry", David's core mission is to drive the oil and gas industry toward a more knowledgeable, sustainable future.

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