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With the depreciation of the U.S. dollar against the Euro, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are beginning to explore opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S.
This industry has been a big part of the U.S. economy for decades, and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, and worldwide economic conditions. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, we strive to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness.
|OTC Brazil 2013 -- Environmental Technologies, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Process Controls - Industrial, Pollution Control Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services|
The Houston-based Offshore Technology Conference, the largest world oil and gas show, will be replicated in Brazil for the second time due to substantial investments in Brazil's oil and gas sector. OTC Brazil will be held biennially and will focus on technical advances, challenges and opportunities for deep and ultra deep water offshore activities.
The state of Rio de Janeiro is a major center for Brazil's oil and gas industry, accounting for over 80% of national production. Rio houses national oil company Petrobras' headquarters as well as the main offices of all the foreign oil companies prospecting for oil in Brazil. Petrobras is currently revising its five-year investment plan. From 2010-2014, Petrobras should invest over US$ 174 billion.
The Commercial Service Rio will organize a VIP Reception for U.S. and Brazilian companies in the Oil & Gas industry The Commercial Service Rio will organize the briefing for U.S. companies participating in the U.S. Pavilion with local Oil & Gas companies on Oct. 05. CS Rio will be present at the OTC Brazil Trade Show in the U.S. Pavilion, counseling U.S. companies and promoting U.S. products and services.
|Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Regina Cunha, Rio De Janeiro|
Senior Commercial Specialist
|Joan Williams, Kallman Inc|