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OIL AND GAS SECTOR:

Market Reports:

Petrobras Seeks A Service Provider and Investor for a Gas Pipeline Project

BRAZIL Market Overview: COAL

Petrobras Announces Five-Year Investment Plan

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:

Ronaldo Martins

Paulo Alonso

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.

Challenges for U.S. Companies in the Brazilian Oil and Gas Sector – October 2013

Brazil’s 12th Bidding Round for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development – October 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.

Results of Brazil's 11th Bid Round for Conventional Oil Exploratory Blocks – July 2013

The Brazilian Oil Pre-Salt Program: Update, Opportunities and Special Themes – February 2013

AUGUST 2015

Date: August 11-13, 2015

Event Name: Navalshore - Marintec South America

Place: SulAmérica Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Website: http://marintecsa.com.br/en/

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.

SEPTEMBER 2015

Date: September 9-11, 2015

Event Name: GasPro Americas & LNG Americas Conference

Place: Hyatt Regency Houston, Texas, USA

Website: www.gasprocessingconference.com

The conference provides a unique opportunity to connect face-to-face with top operators and technology leaders from across the global gas processing industry. Professionals involved in natural gas gathering, compression, treating, processing, storage and marketing, as well as those involved in NGL fractionation, transportation, storage and marketing.

Date: Sep 15-17, 2015

Event Name: Pipeline Week

Place: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, The Woodlands, Texas , USA

http://www.pipelineweek.com/index.html

Date: September 15-18,2015

Event Name:  2015 North American NGV Conference & Expo

Place: Colorado Convention Center. Denver, Colorado.

http://www.ngvglobal.org/events/2015-north-american-ngv-conference-expo-endorsed-by-ngv-global/

Date: September 22-24, 2015

Event Name: Rio Pipeline Conference & Exposition 2015

Place: Centro de Convenções SulAmérica, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Website:  http://www.riopipeline.com.br

Date: September 28-30, 2015

Event Name: SPE International Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Place: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: www.spe.org/atce

This premier event in oil and gas exploration and production covers the upstream aspects of conventional and unconventional resources from across the globe. Attendees come to ATCE to keep up with the latest technologies, industry best practices, and new product launches. 450+ attendees.

OCTOBER 2015

Date: October 4-7, 2015

Event Name: AFPM Q&A and Technology Forum

Place: New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Website: http://www2.afpm.org/forms/meeting/Microsite/QA15

The Tabletop Exhibition will showcase catalyst, chemical, and technology providers, engineering companies, licensors and other industry suppliers in one convenient location.

Date: October 6-8, 2015

Event Name: TuboTech - Feira Internacional de Tubos, Válvulas, Bombas, Conexões e Componentes

Place: Centro de Exposições ImigrantesSão Paulo, SP, Brazil

Website: http://www.tubotech.com.br/

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

Website: http://www.deepoffshoretechnology.com

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 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; Gabriel.Francisco@trade.gov and/or rodrigo.correa@trade.gov) for further information on how you can be part of our delegation group that visits Lafayette, from Brazil.

NOVEMBER 2015

Date: Nov 3-5, 2015

Event Name: Deepwater Operations Conference & Exhibition

Place: Galveston, Texas , USA

Website: Site: http://www.deepwateroperations.com/index.html

Date: November 10-12, 2015

Event Name: 4a Feira do Polo Naval / Naval Cluster Fair

Place: Rio Grande, RS, Brazil

Website: http://www.polonavalrs.com.br

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: November 18-20, 2015

Event Name: Feira Brasil Petróleo e Gás

Place: Centro de Convenções, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Website: http://multifeirascongressos.com.br/site/?page_id=2

Main Oil & Gas trade show for the North & Notheast regions of Brazil.

DECEMBER 2015

Date: December 1-3 2015

Event Name: The International Workboat show

Place: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

Website: http://www.workboatshow.com/

North America’s largest commercial marine tradeshow.

JANUARY 2016

Date: January 26-28, 2016

Event Name: Marcellus-Utica Midstream Conference & Exhibition

Place: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Website: http://www.marcellusmidstream.com/

150+ exhibitors showcased the latest products, services and technologies for midstream operators in the region.

FEBRUARY 2016

Date: February 3-5, 2016

Event Name: SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference

Place: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, The Woodlands, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.spe.org/events/hftc/2016/

The SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference is a critically important event for our industry, and one of our most popular events. The event will feature a robust technical session, dynamic training courses, and inspiring keynotes. In addition, the event will present current and proven technologies in hydraulic fracturing, lessons learned from fracture-stimulated wells, and how to apply this technology globally.

Date: February 9-11, 2016

Event Name: Topsides, Platforms & Hulls

Place: Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center, Galveston, TX, USA

Website: http://www.topsidesevent.com/index.html

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: February 10-12, 2016

Event Name: NAPE Expo Summit

Place: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: http://napeexpo.com/

Held every February in Houston, the annual NAPE Summit is a networking event that brings together all the players necessary to forge, facilitate and close deals. In the upstream oil and gas business, it is the largest and most successful event of its kind in the world.

MARCH 2016

Date: March 9-11, 2016

Event Name: DUG Bakken and Niobrara

Place: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA

Website: http://www.dugbakken.com/

The DUG Bakken and Niobrara conference and exhibition is the world’s leading event focused on unconventional resource development throughout the Rockies – including the Bakken, Niobrara, Three Forks, Powder River Basin, Mancos, Sussex, and Uinta formations. Each year, thousands of oil and gas industry professionals gather for world-class presentations and exclusive networking opportunities. Conference sessions cover a wide range of timely topics around exploration, drilling, completions and production. DUG Bakken and Niobrara is part of Hart Energy’s Developing Unconventionals (DUG) conference series. 2014 Fact sheet: 2,500+ attendees, 218 exhibitors, 65 sponsors, 26 speakers.

Date: March 15-16, 2016

Event Name: IADC International Deepwater Drilling Conference & Exhibition

Place: Sofitel Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Website: http://www.iadc.org/event/2016-iadc-international-deepwater-drilling-conference-exhibition/

Once again, IADC will convene its International Deepwater Drilling Conference in Brazil, one of the preeminent deepwater venues in the world. The conference will examine cutting-edge technological advances and challenges for deepwater drilling and completions in key deepwater markets worldwide.

Date: March 20-22, 2016

Event Name: AFPM International Petrochemical Conference

Place: San Antonio TX , United States

Website:  http://www.afpm.org/Conferences/

The International Petrochemical Conference is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.

Date: March 22-23, 2016

Event Name: SPE Coiled Tubing & Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition 2016

Place: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, USA

Website: http://www.spe.org/events/ctwi/2016/

One of our most popular annual events, the Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition, will be at a new location this year. Join us at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, USA from 22-23 March 2016. The event promises to provide top-notch technical sessions, informative speakers, Knowledge Sharing ePoster presentations, special events, and training courses

Date: March 22-25, 2016

Event Name:  Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition

Place: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Website:  www.subseatiebackforum.com

The annual Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition (SSTB), the largest global exhibition for the subsea engineering industry attracted in 2015 a record number of 3,278 attendees and 274 exhibitors.

APRIL 2016

Date: April, 2016

Event Name: 7th Rio Gas & Power Forum

Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Website: http://www.cwcriogas.com/

MAY 2016

Date: May 2-5, 2016

Event Name: The Offshore Technology Conference – OTC

Place: Reliant Park, Houston, TX, USA

Website: http://2016.otcnet.org/

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; rodrigo.correa@trade.gov; and/or Gabriel.Francisco@trade.gov) for further information on how you can be part of our delegation group that visits Houston, from Brazil.

Date: May 17-19, 2016

Name: 20th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management

Place: Marriott Houston Westchase, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.pnecconferences.com/index.html

The 19th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management took place in Houston, Texas from May 19-21, 2015 at the Marriott Westchase Hotel and attracted more than 600 oil and gas industry professionals from 27 countries. The event featured the largest-to-date exhibit hall of more than 5,500 square feet and 52 exhibitors.

Date: May 19, 2016

Event Name: 2016 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition

Place: Omni Hotel Houston Westside. Houston, TX, USA

Website:  http://www.iadc.org/event/2016-iadc-drilling-onshore-conference-exhibition/

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.

Date: May 23-25, 2016

Name: DUG Permian Basin

Place: Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.dugpermian.com/

The DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition is the world’s leading event focused on unconventional resource development in West Texas’ shale plays. Each year, thousands of oil and gas industry professionals gather for world-class presentations and exclusive networking opportunities. Conference sessions are impactful and informative, covering a wide range of timely topics around exploration, drilling, completions and production. DUG Permian Basin is part of Hart Energy’s Developing Unconventionals (DUG) conference series. 2014 Fact sheet: 2700+ attendees, 247 exhibitors, 75 sponsors, 24 speakers.

JUNE 2016

Date: June 7-10, 2016

Event Name: Santos Offshore Industrial

Place: Mendes Convention Center, Santos, Brazil

Website: http://www.santosoffshore.com.br/

Most important event of Oil&Gas in the State of Sao Paulo.

Date: June 13-14, 2016

Event Name: Pump Summit Americas

Place: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.pumpsummitamericas.com/ps2016/

Pump Summit Americas offers a professional platform to connect our pump community members. Pump experts from across North and South America will join together to expand their industry network and to stay informed about the latest technologies in the field of pumps and pump systems.

Date: June 21-23, 2016

Event Name: Developing Unconventionals – DUG East

Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Website: www.dugeast.com

At DUG East, you'll connect with over 3,100 oil and gas professionals20+ executive-level speakers and over 320 exhibitors for two days of in-depth discussions on how to continue to improve operational efficiencies. 

JULY 2016

AUGUST 2016

Date: August 1-3, 2016

Event Name: Unconventional Resources Technology Conference

Place: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Website: http://urtec.org/2016/

This conference provides a venue for enabling and emerging technologies in unconventional resources. 

SEPTEMBER 2016

Date: September 20-22, 2016

Event Name: Onshore e Offshore Expo Vitória Petro Show

Place: TBD, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Website: http://www.vitoriapetroshow.com/main.asp?link=evento&id=2

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.

OCTOBER 2016

Date: October 2-4, 2016

Event Name: AFPM Q&A and Technology Forum

Place: Little Rock Marriott, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Website: http://www2.afpm.org/forms/meeting/Microsite/QA15

The Tabletop Exhibition will showcase catalyst, chemical, and technology providers, engineering companies, licensors and other industry suppliers in one convenient location.

Date: October 24-27, 2016

Event Name: Rio Oil & Gas 2016

Place: Rio Centro Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

** Rio Oil and Gas is Brazil' foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. It is organized by the Brazilian Oil, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP). The US Commercial Service, along with its partners, will organize a US pavilion at this event. Information on the US pavilion is available at www.kallman.com. For additional information, please contact Jodi Munzer jodim@kallman.com.  

NOVEMBER 2016

DECEMBER 2016

JANUARY 2017

FEBRUARY 2017

MARCH 2017

Date: March 26-28, 2017

Event Name: AFPM International Petrochemical Conference

Place: San Antonio TX , United States

Website:  http://www.afpm.org/Conferences/

The International Petrochemical Conference is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.

APRIL 2017

Date: April 2-5, 2017

Event Name: AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition

Place: Houston, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.aapg.org/events/conferences/ace/announcement/articleid/5663/aapg-2017-annual-convention-exhibition

ACE is a world-class event, regularly attracting an average of 6,900 global attendees from 78 countries over the last five years. The breadth and depth of the technical program is international in scope and appeals to multiple geosciences disciplines. ACE also boasts the AAPG Global Gateway and International Pavilion, a place where exploration and investment professionals gather. It is the place to see, discuss and understand where our industry is headed.

Date: April 3-5, 2017

Name: DUG Permian Basin

Place: Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.dugpermian.com/

The DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition is the world’s leading event focused on unconventional resource development in West Texas’ shale plays. Each year, thousands of oil and gas industry professionals gather for world-class presentations and exclusive networking opportunities. Conference sessions are impactful and informative, covering a wide range of timely topics around exploration, drilling, completions and production. DUG Permian Basin is part of Hart Energy’s Developing Unconventionals (DUG) conference series. 2014 Fact sheet: 2700+ attendees, 247 exhibitors, 75 sponsors, 24 speakers.

MAY 2017

JUNE 2017

Date: June 20-21, 2017

Event Name: Valve World Americas Expo & Conference

Place: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: http://www.valveworldexpoamericas.com/

In 2015 a total of 3,718 visitors attended the event to get a broad overview of the latest technologies, components and systems in the field of industrial flow control presented by 192 exhibitors from the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, India and Mexico on 38,900 net square feet of exhibit space.


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