OIL AND GAS SECTOR:
Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) announced the opening of a 13th round for oil and gas exploratory bids this May, during the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX. ANP is expected to auction a total of 269 blocks in the final quarter of 2015. This report provides information on the pre-bidding process, including local content average percentage requirements.
Brazilian Government Encourages More Diversity in the Oil and Gas Onshore Upstream Segment - This report describes steps that the Brazilian Oil and Gas Regulator is taking to encourage more small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enter the onshore exploration market. It outlines the criteria the agency would use to define what would be considered small and medium-sized. This report also provides a list of oil players in Brazil.
E&P Firms in Brazil Announce Oil and Gas Blocks for Sale - As is typical for exploration and production (E&P) firms worldwide, many E&Ps operating in Brazil announced a number of blocks for sale in late 2014,as reported by Brasil Energia magazine. This IMI illustrates some of these activities, and alerts US oil companies of a new oil bidding round to be held in Brazil in 2015.
Petrobras presentations at the Rio Oil and Gas Show 2014:
ANP Proposes New Oil and Gas R&D Rules - This report announces Brazil's National Oil Regulator's proposal of a new resolution to set guidelines and criteria for oil and gas R&D spending.
Gas Utilities’ Pipeline Expansion Plan - This report partially reproduces comments from the Brazilian Gas Distribution Association (ABEGAS) during a recent Gas Seminar in Rio, where ABEGAS disclosed gas distribution pipeline expansion plans.
Outlook for Brazil’s Oil and Gas Onshore Segment - This report summarizes the results of the 12th oil onshore licensing round and provides information on the Brazil Onshore Trade Show scheduled for November 25-27, 2014.
Natural Gas Sector Overview in Brazil - This IMI provides an outlook of Brazil’s natural gas subsector, including the new Gas Law and the recently launched draft of the 2013-2022 gas network expansion plan “PEMAT”. It also summarizes the results of the 12th oil licensing round held on November 28, 2013.
The Brazilian Shipbuilding Industry Booms with Brazil’s Pre-Salt Oil & Gas Projects - This report provides an overview of Brazil's oil pre-salt, best sales opportunities, and also summarizes the Brazilian shipbuilding industry.
Shale Gas Prospects in Brazil, August 2013 - This reports provides an overview of shale gas prospects in Brazil, challenges, and possible opportunities for U.S. companies. It also announces the planned 12th oil licensing round for conventional and non-conventional oil and gas blocks.
Date: February 2-4, 2015
Event Name: World LNG Fuels Conference
Place: Houston, TX, United States
Date: February 3-5, 2015
Event Name: SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference
Place: The Woodlands TX , United States
Date: February 3-5, 2015
Event Name: Topsides, Platforms & Hulls
Place: Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center, Galveston, TX, USA
It is the offshore industry’s only event dedicated to the topsides, platforms and hulls for both deep and shallow water. It covers the design, engineering, construction, transportation, installation, and modification of topside structures, platforms, and hulls.
Date: March 3-5, 2015
Event Name: Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition
Place: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Date: March 3-4 2015
Event Name: Flow Control Exchange 2015
Place: Riocenter Exhibition & Convention Center. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil's conference & exhibition focusing on valves and stainless steel. Flow Control Exchange will feature expert keynote speakers and technical presentations. If you are involved in the operation, manufacturing or specification of valves, actuators, piping, welding, castings, forgings, material selection etc.
Date: March 11-12 2015
Event Name: Annual Gas to Liquids North America Event
Place: Houston, USA
Date: 15–19 March 2015
Event Name: Corrosion 2015
Place: Dallas, United States. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Join NACE International and fellow corrosion professionals at one of the world’s largest corrosion conference and expo. After a record breaking year in San Antonio in 2014, CORROSION 2015 will again join more than 7,000 corrosion professionals and 450 exhibiting companies in Dallas, Texas for an educational event focused on the prevention and mitigation of corrosion worldwide
Date: March 16-18 2015
Event Name: 2015 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety, and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Place: Omni Interlocken Resort. Denver, Colorado
Since 1993, this conference has brought together HSE professionals for knowledge sharing, learning and networking. Experts from industry, government, and academia attend to share insights and best practices. With a new location and a theme of “Striving for HSE Excellence–It Takes All of Us,” this year’s event will include presentations and discussions to help attendees address the health, safety, security, and environmental challenges facing the E&P industry.
Date: March 24-26 2015
Event Name: Rio Gas Forum
Place: Copacabana Palace Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Co – hosted by Petrobras, the Rio Gas & Power Forum is celebrating its 5th edition in 2014, making it a truly established unique event where the entire value chain of the Brazilian gas market meets.
Date: March 29–31 2015
Event Name: AFPM International Petrochemical Conference
Place: San Antonio TX , United States
Date: April 7-9, 2015
Event Name: Onshore e Offshore Expo Vitória Petro Show
Place: Fábrica de Ideias. Vitória, ES, Brazil
The event brings an opportunity for the state of Espírito Santo to demonstrate its full potential in the onshore and offshore segments, as well as logistics, and supply chain.
Date: April 28-30, 2015
Event Name: 30th AIGLP Conference (Associação Iberoamericana de Gás Liquefeito de Petróleo)
Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: May 4-7, 2015
Event Name: The Offshore Technology Conference – OTC
Place: Reliant Park, Houston, TX, USA
OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection.
A number of Brazilian companies, agents, and distributors visit OTC every year as part of CS Rio’s delegation. Contact CS Rio (Regina.Cunha@trade.gov and/or firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information on how you can be part of our delegation group that visits Houston, from Brazil.
Date: 14 May 2015
Event Name: 2015 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition
Place: Omni Hotel Houston Westside. Houston, TX, USA
IADC’s Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition is the only event specifically targeting onshore drilling operations. Drilling Onshore, with its top speakers and panels, explores issues affecting the onshore drilling industry, including technology, management, perspectives on future onshore activity and regulation. The conference will be held 14 May 2015 at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside in Houston, Texas. 2015 marks IADC’s 75th anniversary!
Date: May 27-28, 2015
Event Name: SPE Latin American and Caribbean Artificial Lift Conference
Place: Salvador, Brazil
An artificial lift system consists of technologies and components, including various downhole pumping systems and methods, surface controls, monitoring and automation systems, deployment methodologies, and production optimization practices. In addition, reservoir studies, well design, construction, and maintenance play critical roles in the overall success of the entire artificial lift system.
Date: June 23-25, 2015
Event Name: Developing Unconventionals – DUG East
Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
At DUG East, you'll connect with over 3,100 oil and gas professionals, 20+ executive-level speakers and over 320 exhibitors for two days of in-depth discussions on how to continue to improve operational efficiencies.
Date: June 23-26 2015
Event Name: BRASIL OFFSHORE
Place: Centro de Convenções Macaé - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The International Brasil Offshore Oil and Gas Exhibition is held every two years in Macaé, which is the operational base for more than 80% of offshore exploration in Brazil. In 2013, the event attracted more than 700 exhibitors. The US Commercial Service, along with its partners, will organize a US pavilion at this event. Information on the US pavilion is available at http://www.kallman.com/shows/brasil_offshore_2015/US-Pavilion-Exhibitors-at-Brasil-Offshore-2015-Information.php .
Date: July 20-22, 2015
Event Name: Unconventional Resources Technology Conference
Place: San Antonio TX, USA
This conference provides a venue for enabling and emerging technologies in unconventional resources.
Date: August 11-13, 2015
Event Name: Navalshore - Marintec South America
Place: SulAmérica Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
The show will bring the latest products and services for the construction and naval repair, equipment and supplies for shipyards, as well as solutions for the oil and gas sector.
Date: Sep 15-17, 2015
Event Name: Pipeline Week
Place: The Woodlands, Texas , USA
Date: September 13-16, 2015. Vienna, Austria.
Program helps the U.S. nuclear industry promote its services and technologies to an international audience, including senior energy policymakers from current and emerging markets as well as IAEA staff.
Date: September 15-18,2015
Event Name: 2015 North American NGV Conference & Expo
Place: Colorado Convention Center. Denver, Colorado.
Date: September 16-17
Event Name: SHALE INSIGHT™ 2015 Conference
Place; Philadelphia, PA
SHALE INSIGHT 2015 entitles you to a front-row seat for the most important discussions on shale development, featuring some of the most prominent industry and government leaders. Attendees will network with the most influential industry executives and innovative thought leaders through three days of pre-conference workshops, technical and public affairs insight sessions, major keynote addresses, and a dynamic exhibit hall featuring all the major shale players.
Event website for more information: http://shaleinsight.com/
Date: September 22-24, 2015
Event Name: RIO PIPELINE CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION 2015
Place: Centro de Convenções SulAmérica, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Date: October 6-8, 2015
Place: Centro de Exposições Imigrantes, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
The only event of the Americas that brings together the entire production chain.
Date: October 13-15, 2015
Event Name: Deep Offshore Technology International
Place: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Houston, TX, USA
The event is an opportunity to join major oil and gas operators and service company executives to address deepwater industry trends, pioneering technologies and lessons learned from recent projects.
Date: October 20-23, 2015
Event Name: 4a Feira do Polo Naval / Naval Cluster Fair
Place: Rio Grande, RS, Brazil
The event aims to promote and discuss the challenges, innovations, and opportunities of the marine industry through exhibition, lectures, workshops, conferences, and business rounds.
Date: October 27-29 2015
Event Name: OTC BRAZIL 2015
Place: Rio Centro Convention Center. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Website: Site: http://www.otcbrasil.org/
OTC Brasil is one of the world’s foremost events for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. It is organized by the Offshore Technology Conference and the Brazilian Oil and Gas and Biofuels Institute.
The US Commercial Service, along with its partners, will organize a US pavilion at this event. Information on the US pavilion is available at. http://www.kallman.com/shows/otc_brazil_2015/US-Pavilion-Exhibitors-at-OTC-Brazil-2015-Information.php
Date: October 27-29 2015
Event Name: LAGCOE Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition
Place: Lafayette LA , United States
Website: Site: http://www.lagcoe.com
A number of Brazilian companies, agents, and distributors visit LAGCOE every year as part of CS Rio’s delegation. Contact CS Rio (Regina.Cunha@trade.gov and/or email@example.com) for further information on how you can be part of our delegation group that visits Lafayette, from Brazil.
Date: Nov 3-5, 2015
Event Name: Deepwater Operations Conference & Exhibition
Place: Galveston, Texas , USA
Website: Site: http://www.deepwateroperations.com/index.html
Date: December 1-3 2015
Event Name: The International Workboat show
Place: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
North America’s largest commercial marine tradeshow.