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Industry Overview:
  The growth and implementation of Hydraulic Fracturing or hydrofracturing (commonly known as fracking) has cause a high demand for talented professionals with specialize expertise. The hydraulic fracturing or hydrofracturing (commonly known as fracking) technique uses a variety of sand, polymer, and/ or chemical mixtures injected at high pressure into a wellbore to create small fractures, which can then release various hydrocarbons from the rock. This method can greatly increase a wellbore’s commercial viability and output.
Common Applications:
  • Shale gas
  • Well services
  • Natural Gas Liquid (NGL)
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
  • Amine gas treating
  • Well stimulation
  • Acidizing
  • Proppant fracturing
  • High-volume hydraulic fracturing
  • Proppants: CRCS (Curable Resin Coated Sand) or PRCS (Pre-Cured Resin Coated Sands), Ceramics, sintered bauxite.
  • Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG)
Look for our articles in American Gas Magazine and other industry publications..

With over 25 years as a top energy industry recruitment agency, Ropella is well-versed in the challenges companies face in their search to find highly qualified professionals. As talent acquisition specialists, we excel at attracting, recruiting and building relationships with potential candidates. Our executive search consultants stay abreast of current industry trends making Ropella a knowledgeable, efficient and effective partner for recruiting top energy talent.

A proven executive search firm, Ropella is dedicated to helping companies gain a competitive advantage by providing customized and strategic talent solutions. We leverage our industry expertise, proprietary smart search system and global network to deliver exceptional results quickly for even the most challenging searches. Successful industry leaders count on Ropella to find the right talent to drive their business forward.


The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
We read and write for industry publications, including:
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We regularly attend industry trade shows, including:
We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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Managing Director, resin coating,
Preferred Sands
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Scott Schmieder

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Thank you again for your superlative job in presenting sales managerial candidates for our open position.  We are pleased with the selection process you presented and the final outcome.  This would have been a much more arduous task without your professional guidance.

Director of Textile Care
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