Welcome to Our Oil and Gas Industry Page

Oil is the lifeblood of America's economy.  Currently, it supplies more than 40% of our total energy demands and more than 99% of the fuel we use in our cars and trucks.

Please find important oil & gas related information resources, trade events, market research, and trade leads below.

Webinars: Stay tuned for upcoming webinars!

Oil and Gas Trade Events

  • China International Petroleum and Petrochemical Exhibition (CIPPE) 2014
    March 19-21, 2014 | Beijing, China
    China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe), is a regular gathering in petroleum and petrochemical
    industry. With a magnificent exhibition over 90,000 sqm, cippe Beijing has successfully attracted 1,600 exhibitors from 65 nations and regions, 15 international pavilions and 60,000 professional visitors. The U.S. Commercial Service organizes a U.S. Pavilion at the show. For more information, contact Michael Wang.
  • The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014: U.S. Commercial Service Programs and Events
    May 5-8, 2014 | Houston, TX | Reliant Park
    The U.S. Commercial Service is currently recruiting delegations from over 30 countries and will organize various programs at OTC14 to assist U.S. companies export their products and services to these markets. Countries currently recruiting delegations include Countries currently recruiting delegations include Algeria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.

    *SHOWTIME Export Counseling Meetings will allow participating companies the opportunity to meet one-on-one with our U.S. Embassy oil and gas industry specialists at OTC14.
    Date:
    Tuesday, May 6 | Time: 20 minute meetings from 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    Location:
    Reliant Arena, Second Level, Room 3
    Register HERE.
    Questions:
    Contact Alan Richel at Alan.Richel@trade.gov or (713) 209-3123

    *The U.S. Export Interest Directory B2B introductory matchmaking program
    connects U.S. suppliers with interested international buyers. This is B2B Matchmaking with international buyers recruited and screened through the U.S Embassies that starts online and then moves to face-to-face meetings at OTC. Sign-up to participate HERE.
    Questions:
    Contact Pam Plagens at Pam.Plagens@trade.gov or (713) 209-3106.

    *Country briefings and procurement seminars
    highlighting oil and gas opportunities in certain markets will be organized during OTC14. These seminars will feature speakers from national oil companies, major international oil companies, and government officials.
    Registration date TBD but no later than April 1.


    Visit us at the Center for International Trade (CIT) in the Reliant Arena, Second Level, Room 2, for more information on our on-site programs, international buying delegations attending OTC 14, and to receive on-site export counseling!
  • Rio Oil and Gas 2014
    September 15-18, 2014 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    ince its first edition in 1982, both the exhibition and the conference have contributed to build up Rio de Janeiro's reputation of being the “Brazilian oil capital”. In fact, Rio de Janeiro State concentrates 80% of the oil produced in the country, along with 50% of the total gas production.

    The Expo is an outstanding opportunity for national and foreign companies to display their products and services. Similarly, the Conference stands as a prominent place for networking, discussing major technological issues and promoting innovative ideas.
    For more information, or to learn more about exhibiting in the U.S. Pavilion, contact Regina Cunha.
  • Expo Oil and Gas Colombia 2014
    November 4-7, 2014 | Bogota, Colombia
    The Colombian Chamber of Oil and Goods (CAMPETROL), in alliance with the International Business and Exhibition Center (CORFERIAS), are hosting the major hydrocarbon industry exhibition from November 4-7, 2014 in Bogota, Colombia. U.S. companies can exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion, which includes prime real estate on the show floor, CS assistance prior and during the show, U.S. government rate at local hotels, company overview in a dual-language brochure only highlighting U.S. Pavilion companies, transportation assistance to and from the show, and much more.
    For more information, please contact Danielle Caltabiano.