Welcome to U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service’s Global Energy industry webpage. It provides the most recent market research, trade leads and event information in the Oil & Gas, Coal, Power Generation, and Renewable Energy industries.
Energy is the vital force powering our U.S. business including manufacturing, the transportation of goods and U.S. service offerings through the transferring of our technical expertise both in America and to economies worldwide. With an estimated $500 billion dollars spent on energy annually in the U.S., energy supply and demand continue to play a pivotal role in our national security and the economic output of our nation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance that's aimed at increasing the industry’s global competitiveness.
Our worldwide team of Global Energy Specialists is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
San Antonio, January 28-30, 2014
DistribuTECH is the utility industry’s leading annual T&D event, covering automation and control systems, demand response, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, power delivery equipment, data analytics, commercial and industrial energy management technology, and water utility technology. The U.S. Commercial Service International Business Center (IBC) at DistribuTECH will offer U.S. companies with free export counseling with Foreign Commercial Service representatives based in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. In addition, the IBC will include Country Market Briefings, B2B matchmaking services, and international business development consultations. For additional information, click on the hyperlink above, or contact Shannon Fraser at Shannon.Fraser@trade.gov .
POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil & DistribuTECH Brasil
São Paulo, Brasil, October 21-23, 2014
Co-located events, POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil provide a strategic platform for information exchange, networking and new business development for the power generation market. With Brazil facing a need for a massive expansion of its energy and power sectors to keep pace with the demands of economic growth, these co-located events have technical conferences that will address key issues and hot topics, plus feature an exhibition showcasing hundreds of products and services from leading equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
For more information, click on the hyperlink above, or contact Igly Serafim at Igly.Serafim@trade.gov
Cologne, Germany, June 3-5, 2014
Why you should be at POWER-GEN Europe this year
For more information, click on the hyperlink above, or contact Marta.Haustein@trade.gov
The Latest Developments in the European Energy Market:
|Webinar - Temporarily Moving Goods & People Across the Border -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Construction Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Management Consulting Services, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Security/Safety Eq., Trade Promotion Services|
|Pre-Register for this event|
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made it easier for U.S. business persons to temporarily enter Canada and bring goods with them. Nevertheless, American businesses conducting temporary work in Canada still find themselves facing several questions;
- Do I need to get a visa to do temporary work in Canada?
- How do I get my capital equipment across the border efficiently and then bring it back to the U.S. at the conclusion of the project?
- What are the tax implications for my company and my employees doing work in Canada?
During this webinar you will have the opportunity to get answers to these questions from experts in the field of Customs Brokerage, International Tax and International Immigration. Join us to learn more about how you can efficiently, temporarily move goods and people across the border into Canada.
The fee for this webinar is $35.
|David Edmiston, Minneapolis|
International Trade Specialist
|Doug Jacobson, Toronto|
Phone: 416-595-5412 ext. 236
|Tracey Ford, Ottawa|