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Welcome to U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service’s Global Energy industry webpage. It provides the most recent market research, trade leads and event information in the Oil & Gas, Coal, Power Generation, and Renewable Energy industries.

Energy is the vital force powering our U.S. business including manufacturing, the transportation of goods and U.S. service offerings through the transferring of our technical expertise both in America and to economies worldwide.  With an estimated $500 billion dollars spent on energy annually in the U.S., energy supply and demand continue to play a pivotal role in our national security and the economic output of our nation.   To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance that's aimed at increasing the industry’s global competitiveness.

Our worldwide team of Global Energy Specialists is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.

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Access our Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Civil Nuclear, Coal, and Power Generation sub-sector webpages through the left-hand navigation bar.

What’s New in the Energy Industry?

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Trade Events

  • DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas offers your business the unique opportunity to build a personalized conference agenda. You may choose from a variety of industry-specific sessions, panel-led discussions, and private consultations that will turn your business interests into market potential.
    Mexico’s 2013 Energy Reform aims to deregulate the energy sector, encouraging more private sector involvement. To better connect your business DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas offers you the chance to meet with a buying delegation from Mexico to discuss your market opportunities.

    To learn more about the energy-related news in Mexico, please click here. Register by October 3, 2014 to request one-on-one appointments with the delegation.
    Dates: October 29-31 | Location: Charlotte, NC

  • Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Peru
    November 11-12, 2014 | Lima, Peru
    The U.S. Department of Commerce will lead a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Lima, Peru -- November 12-13, 2014. Participants will meet with key government and regulatory stakeholders to highlight U.S. RE&EE technologies, discuss policy incentives, and promote opportunities for RE&EE development in this fast-growing economy.
    For more information, contact Ryan Mulholland.
  • Infrastructure Development Trade Mission to Morocco, Egypt and Jordan
    December 3-11, 2014
    Efficient Energy technology, equipment and services included among focus sectors – Opportunities include: Electrical generating equipment; Gas and steam turbine units; Clean coal technology; Transmission and distribution equipment and services; Wind and solar energy technology and equipment; Products and services related to power industries and electricity grid; Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technologies and peripherals. Although focused on the sub-sectors above, the mission also will consider participation from companies in other appropriate energy sectors as space permits.
    For details and registration, visit HERE

View a Trade Data Snapshot

View a trade data snapshot for NAICS 324 – Petroleum & Coal Products. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.

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Detailed Event Information For Commerce Export Controls Workshop 3 Detailed Event Information For Commerce Export Controls Workshop 3
Commerce Export Controls Workshop 3 -- Audio/Visual Eq., Consumer Electronics, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Medical Eq., Robotics, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Oakland, CA, United States 05/22/2014 - 05/22/2014
Event Summary:
A number of executive branch agencies have responsibilities for regulating exports from the United States. The Department of Commerce has by far, the broadest responsibilities over the widest range of goods and technologies and while almost all of these items have commercial applications, many can also present foreign policy or national security concerns. It is the responsibility of BIS to implement and enforce export controls those goods under their jurisdiction using the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). This seminar is designed for any U.S. manufacturer or business currently exporting, planning to export or selling to other companies exporting your products overseas. Any item that is sent from the U.S. to a foreign destination is classified as export. "Items" include commodities, software or technology such as clothing, building materials, circuit boards, automotive parts, blueprints, design plans, retail software packages and technical information, etc. Although the items that BIS regulates are often referred to as “dual-use” because they may have both commercial and military use or can be used in the proliferation of weapons, applications, many purely commercial items without an obvious military use are also subject to the EAR. Even if you have attended previous workshops or training seminars, we strongly recommend you consider attendance because of the many recent changes in the export regulations which have occurred as a result of export control reform.

Contacts:
Cindy Ma, Oakland
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 510-273-7351
Cindy.Ma@trade.gov