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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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What’s New in the Energy Industry?

Key Global Energy Activities:

Webinars:

  • Renewable Energy Opportunities in Peru
    For the past decade, Peru has led South America as the country with the highest average annual growth in GDP (6.4%) and lowest inflation (2.9%). Much of the country's growth has been a result of an expansion in energy-intensive mining, which has caused Peru's energy demand to increase substantially. As a result, Peru has the fourth highest energy demand of any Latin American country, a challenge that is focusing new investment – both international and domestic – on the development of stable, domestically-produced, renewable energy resources. To promote renewable energy development, Peru now offers several policy incentives, including priority dispatch for renewable electricity, accelerated depreciation of up to 20 percent for investments in machinery or equipment that support renewable energy deployment, and technology-specific auctions. The country also features a 5 percent clean energy generation target and a biofuel blending mandate of 7.8 percent. Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) is currently considering a new target, as it is charged with updating the national renewable energy target every five years.
    Date:
    August 7, 2014
    Time:
    1:00 pm EDT/12:00 pm CDT/10:00 am PDT
    Cost:
    $25
    Registration deadline:
    August 4, 2014
    Register for this event

    For more information, contact Ryan Mulholland.

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

In addition, please inform your clients about a free webinar on June 25, 2014 at 11:00 am (EDT) / 8:00 am (PDT) to learn more about the exciting opportunities that come with joining the executive-led infrastructure business development trade mission to Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan (with optional West Bank briefings) scheduled for December 3-11, 2014.  Representatives from the industry and U.S. embassies in Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan will discuss the mission in detail, give a market overview, and outline the benefits of participating in such a mission.

To register for the webinar, click HERE.

View a Trade Data Snapshot

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 East Africa Geothermal Trade Mission Detailed Event Information For East Africa Geothermal Trade Mission
East Africa Geothermal Trade Mission -- Electrical Power Systems, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Operations/Maintenance Services, Renewable Energy Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Nairobi, Kenya 12/01/2013 - 12/05/2013
Event Summary:
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS), is organizing a Geothermal Energy Trade Mission to Kenya in close cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development, (USAID) and the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). This Mission will directly support President Obama's “Doing Business in Africa” campaign, which promotes economic growth, trade and investment in Africa. The Trade Mission will expose U.S. companies, related to the geothermal industry, to promising market potentials in the growing geothermal markets in Kenya and Ethiopia. Led by a senior Commerce Department official, during the first week of December 2013, the mission will include representatives from a cross-section of U.S. firms operating in the geothermal industry. Participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to Kenya and Ethiopia independently, will enhance the companies' ability to secure meetings with potential customers, partners, and relevant government officials. The delegation will visit Nairobi. At each mission stop, the program will include briefings, networking receptions, and one-on-one business meetings with potential customers, partners and local representatives.

Contacts:
Mary Masyuko, Nairobi
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 254-20-363-6063
Mary.Masyuko@trade.gov
Caroline Ochieng, Nairobi
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 254-20-363-6440
Caroline.Ochieng@trade.gov
Francis Peters, Nairobi
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +254 (20) 363-6424
Francis.Peters@trade.gov
Camille Richardson, Mumbai
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: 91-22-2672-4215
Camille.Richardson@trade.gov