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.
- Offshore Gas Opportunities in Israel
Date and Time: Friday, April 19, 2013, 11 am-12 pm EDT
The U.S. Department of Commerce invites you to an “Offshore Gas Opportunities in Israel” webinar. Significant amounts of gas have been found offshore in Israel and now local Israeli leaseholders are eager to team up with U.S. deep-water exploration companies to find and develop Israel’s natural gas reserves. This webinar will give U.S. operators and exploration companies a more complete and up-to-date description of the offshore gas opportunities in Israel in addition the assistance available from the U.S. Commercial Service.
For more information, contact Nyamusi.Igambi@trade.gov
Oil and Gas Trade Events
- PECOM 2013
Villahermosa, Mexico, April 9-11
The Petroleum Exhibition and Conference of Mexico (PECOM) is Mexico's premier business to business oil and gas event, held annually, with an established 18 year track record. The 2012 PECOM attracted 3600 decision makers and executive buyers from Mexico's energy sector and PEMEX.
For more information, contact Francisco Ceron, Mexico City, at Francisco.Ceron@trade.gov.
- Offshore Technology Conference 2013
Houston, TX - May 6-9.
The International Buyer Program will be supporting OTC13 and will have a Center for International Trade onsite to provide U.S. companies with export counseling, matchmaking assistance, and other programs and services. International buying delegations visiting OTC 13 include Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
Please click on the following link to view the programs offered by the U.S. Commercial Service’s Global Energy Team at OTC13: http://export.gov/texas/houston/otc2013/index.asp
For more information, contact Brendan.Kelly@trade.gov
- Calgary Oil & Gas 2013
Calgary, Canada, June 11-13
Focused on North America's oil and gas industry, Gas & Oil Expo and Conference 2013 provides a marketplace for businesses working in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The exhibition and conference offers new opportunities for government leaders, oil companies, technology and service providers, and oil field equipment manufacturers to connect and do business together. Participants will receive: one-on-one appointments with targeted, pre-qualified Canadian partners/representatives; trade floor pass to Gas and Oil Expo 2013; an invitation to a breakfast briefing with keynotes by industry professionals, and an invitation to a networking reception designed exclusive for the U.S. delegation and hosted by the U.S. government.
For more information, contact Crystal Roberts, Calgary, at Crystal.Roberts@trade.gov.
- Brasil Offshore 2013
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 11-14
This event is a global forum in Brazil that showcases the latest developments in the offshore oil & gas exploration, refining and energy logistics sectors and is the leading energy exhibition in South America. The show attracts more than 630 exhibitors and 50,000 trade visitors from 40 countries. It presents a significant sales potential to U.S. Energy companies. Brazil Offshore 2013 is South America's largest energy exploration, refining and energy logistics exhibition and offers the best market entry point for a U.S. exporter.
For more information, contact Regina Cunha at Regina.Cunha@trade.gov.
- LAGCOE 2013
Lafayette, LA, October 22-24, 2013
The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) is one of the largest oil and gas events in the United States. The show offers a premier marketing environment for manufacturers and vendors of oil & gas industry technology and services in the exploration and development of the world's petroleum industry. LAGCOE continues to provide a unique opportunity for oil and gas industry personnel, particularly engineers and operations personnel, to preview the latest equipment and technology in order to keep abreast of advances in their industry. With approximately 400 exhibitors and over 155,000 net square footage of paid exhibit space, LAGCOE's 2009 and 2011 shows were both sell-outs, drawing over 15,500 business professionals.
For more information, contact Philippa Olsen at Philippa.Olsen@trade.gov.