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

  • 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, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt , Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Peru, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.


    COLOMBIA: Deepwater and Unconventional Exploration and Production (E&P)

    Monday, May 5 | 8:30 am-4:15 pm
    Reliant ARENA, Second Level, Room 3
    International oil and gas experts and government officials, such as Admiral Ernesto Durán González – Maritime and Port Authority in Colombia; Luis E. Ardila L. - Technical Vice President of the Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH); and Carlos Alfredo Rodriguez – Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP), will discuss the best practices that can be applied in Colombia both in deepwater and unconventional operations. Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22), Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will provide the lunch keynote address.
    To register, click HERE.
    Contact Danielle Caltabiano at danielle.caltabiano@trade.gov or (713) 209-3110.

    GHANA: Oil and Gas Opportunities

    Tuesday, May 6 | 2:30-5:00 pm
    Reliant ARENA, SECOND Level, Room 3
    This event will provide a forum for energy opportunities in Ghana with a focus offshore oil and gas opportunities and includes featured presenters His Excellency P.K. Amissah Arthur, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, The Honorable Gene Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, and other high-level decision makers in Ghana’s oil and gas industry.
    To register, click HERE.
    Contact Nyamusi Igambi at Nyamusi.igambi@trade.gov or (713) 209-3112.

    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
    Since 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.