SPE GCS YP Membership - PropTester, Inc. Laboratory Tour

Join us for an in-person tour of PropTester® Inc. laboratory where some of the industry’s cutting-edge technologies are made and validated. The tour will include how proppant is being tested through several methods such as: conductivity testing, fluid testing, friction flow loop system, cementing services along with many other services.

This tour is open for students, current working professionals, MiTs, SPE Members and Non-SPE Members. Please register to reserve your spot. 

Attendees will also be able to learn about PropTester's newly established Proppant Transport Research Council, a group of established leaders within the field of hydraulic fracturing from operating companies, service companies, and proppant and chemical manufacturers. The goal of the council is to identify one-year projects and conduct research to successfully test proppant transport and behavior for various completion methods utilizing PropTester's facility and newly Proppant Transport Laboratory. The tour will include a visit of the state of the art Proppant Transport Laboratory.



10am-10:30am: Introduction Presentation about PropTester, Inc.

10:30am-12pm: Lab Tour



-Mask is required to attend the tour. Please bring and use your own mask

-You can bring your own safety glasses. If you don't have any, PropTester will allow you to borrow/use their safety glasses

-Social distance will be practiced throughout the tour duration



-Parking is provided for FREE

-Address of parking and PropTester laboratory: 17222 Huffmeister Rd, Cypress, TX 77429


An instruction email regarding the tour will be sent few days before the event. 



PropTester, Inc. is an independent laboratory specializing in the research and testing of products utilized in hydraulic fracturing & cement operations. Our primary focus is to apply API (American Petroleum Institute) practices, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards, and PropTester procedures as a basis for qualifying fluid, proppant performance and cement integrity. By coupling our industry-wide knowledge with a defined quality assurance program, we partner with companies throughout the oil and gas industry to increase well productivity and profitability. PropTester, Inc. has highly trained employees that guarantee API and ISO procedures are implemented. Companies worldwide are benefiting in maximizing return on investment, while conducting business with safety, honesty and integrity.

Location: PropTester, Inc.
17222 Huffmeister Rd.
Cypress , TX 77429

Date: Jan. 22, 2021, 10 a.m. - Jan. 22, 2021, noon