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.


  • Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production Opportunities in Greece and Cyprus
    Join the U.S. Commercial Service, in collaboration with the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, and the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, for a webinar on Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production in Greece and Cyprus. Learn about gas and oil exploration and production framework and how your company can better position itself for the opportunities that lie ahead.

    Monday, September 22, 2014
    12:00-1:00 pm EDT/11:00 am-12:00 pm CDT/9:00-11:00 am PDT
    Friday, September 19
    Program Flyer HERE.
    Delilah DeSouza delilah.desouza@trade.gov  or (504) 915-3301.

Oil and Gas Trade Events

  • Offshore Northern Seas (ONS)
    August 25-28, 2014 | Stavanger, Norway
    ONS is one of two major oil and gas shows in Europe, alternating years with Offshore Europe in Aberdeen. Over 1500 companies exhibited at ONS 2012, occupying some five acres of net stand space. About 40,000 visitors registered at the event. The concurrent conference and seminar attracts speakers such as Norway's prime minister and CEO's of major oil companies and service providers.

    The US Commercial Service Energy Team is organizing a Catalog Exhibition at Offshore Northern Seas 2014, held in Stavanger, Norway, August 25-28, 2014. US companies are invited to exhibit their catalogs, brochures, CD's or company literature in the US Commercial Service booth at the show but space is limited. Companies seeking to increase their exposure in the Norwegian marketplace and/or in other locations in Europe are encouraged to participate. A Catalog Show is an extremely low-cost, yet effective way to evaluate interest in your products or services. For a registration fee of only $300, we will display your literature and represent your product at the U.S. Commercial Service booth at the trade show. Upon completion of the event, we will send you a results report of all the companies that expressed interest in your product, and all the trade leads we collected from end-users that visited our booth.
    For more information, contact Delilah DeSouza. Pre-register for the catalog exhibition HERE.
  • 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.
  • ADIPEC 2014
    November 10-13, 2014 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
    ADIPEC - the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference is the largest gas and oil event for the Middle East. At ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE between 10 - 13 November 2014, ADIPEC is now an annual event that attracts more than 51,000 attendees, 1,600 international suppliers, NOCs, IOCs and IGOs across 38,500 square meters of net space.
    For more information, contact George Messiha
  • Offshore Southeast Asia (OSEA) 2014
    December 2-5, 2014 | Singapore, Singapore
    OSEA is Asia's most established oil and gas event. It was established three decades ago to be the industry event for Asia's oil and gas industry. This international event brings together industry professionals to tackle the pertinent concerns of the Asian oil and gas industry, from its technological front to changing market trends and expectations to new business potential and the running of its daily operations. OSEA 2012 ended on a high note, having brought together close to 17,030 visitors and more than 1,362 exhibiting companies for yet another constructive technology and market intelligence exchange with plenty of networking opportunities.
    For more information, contact Yiu Kei Chan.
  • 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