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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.

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Webinars:

  • 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.

    Date:
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Time:
    12:00-1:00 pm EDT/11:00 am-12:00 pm CDT/9:00-11:00 am PDT
    Cost:
    $50
    REGISTER
    HERE.
    Deadline:
    Friday, September 19
    Program Flyer HERE.
    Questions:
    Delilah DeSouza delilah.desouza@trade.gov  or (504) 915-3301.

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.


  • Renewable Energy India 2014
    September 3-5, 2014 | New Delhi, India
    Renewable Energy India 2014 is the best venue to enter into and expand your sales in India's rapidly growing green energy sector. The 2014 event should have over 600 exhibitors and about 16,000 buyers from all over India. The 8th edition of Renewable Energy India Expo being held from September 3-5, 2013 at the India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida ( National Capital Region of Delhi) India.
    For more information, contact Renie Subin.
  • 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.
    A trade mission for U.S. companies attending Rio Oil and Gas 2014 has been organized. For more information, contact Danielle Caltabiano.


  • Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Peru
    November 11-12, 2014 | Lima, Peru
    The U.S. Department of Commerce will lead a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Lima, Peru -- November 12-13, 2014. Participants will meet with key government and regulatory stakeholders to highlight U.S. RE&EE technologies, discuss policy incentives, and promote opportunities for RE&EE development in this fast-growing economy.
    For more information, contact Ryan Mulholland.
  • 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

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View a trade data snapshot for NAICS 324 – Petroleum & Coal Products. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.

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Detailed Event Information For Marintec China 2013 Detailed Event Information For Marintec China 2013
Marintec China 2013 -- Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Commercial Vessel/Eq. (Non-Fisheries), Electronic Components, Electrical Power Systems, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 12/03/2013 - 12/06/2013
Event Summary:
U.S. companies interested in selling their marine products and services in China should consider exhibiting in Marintec China 2013. This important trade fair and conference serves not only as a bridge linking the Chinese and international maritime communities, but also provides an excellent opportunity for U.S. exhibitors and visitors to learn more about China's shipbuilding and maritime related communities. After more than 30 years of growth, Marintec China 2013 is the definitive maritime conference and exhibition in Asia, attracting leading buyers, manufacturers and suppliers from China, the Asia Pacific region and the world. Marintec China 2011 attracted more than 1,650 exhibiting companies from 31 countries and 50,888 visitors from 87 countries and regions around the world. National and regional groups exhibiting and visiting Marintec China 2011 included Austria, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Marintec China 2013 is sponsored by the highest echelons in the Chinese Government, relevant ministries, universities, and trade associations, as well as marine trade associations worldwide. China has seen rapid development of its marine industry over the past few years, ranking second in the world in shipbuilding deliveries and orders. With more than 3 million sq. kilometers of water territory and 32,000 kilometers of coastline, China boasts more than 1,400 harbors and 210,000 cargo ships. China's Government has placed a strong emphasis on high-tech ships, new ship designs and ocean engineering equipment while embarking on major efforts to increase its shipbuilding capacity. China also is allocating significant resources for port and waterway construction to meet substantial growth in freight volume. Most Chinese ports are expanding capacity, upgrading port facilities and modernizing operations. In high demand are Vessel Traffic Management Information Systems, laser-docking systems, terminal tractors, dredging equipment, and security equipment for the ports and vessels that adhere to the International Ship and Port Security Code (OSPS).

Contacts:
Vivien Bao, Shanghai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: (86-21)6279-8766
Vivien.Bao@trade.gov
Richard Regan, UBM Live New York

Phone: 609/759-4742
Richard.Regan@ubm.com
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov