Media Advisory - Calgary's Global Petroleum Show kicks off

World's premier oil and gas event expected to draw more than 60,000 visitors and international delegates to Calgary

CALGARY, June 7 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:                 Global Petroleum Show (GPS) 2010, one of the
                          world's largest oil and gas events, is being held
                          in Calgary today through to June 10th. More than
                          60,000 visitors from over 100 countries are
                          expected at GPS. Attendees will experience exciting
                          events and visit 2,000 exhibiting companies who
                          will showcase their latest technological
                          innovations, products and services. Of particular
                          interest today through to June 10th are the
                          following conference and delegate features:

    June 7, 2010:
    -------------
                          -  Shale Gas Resource Development
                                8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, North
                                Building
                          -  International Delegate Open House
                                3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
                                Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
                          -  Opening Night Reception
                                5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
                                Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

    June 8th, 2010:
    ---------------
                          -  Global Petroleum Conference - Day 1
                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
                                Palomino Rooms - Stampede Park
                          -  Mayor Bronconnier - Tour of Global Petroleum
                             Show
                                11 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
                                Unconventional Gas Presentation Theatre,
                                Hall B
                          -  BW Technologies by Honeywell - Press Conference
                                12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
                                Press Office, Quarter Horse B & C, Palomino
                                Rooms,
                                BMO Centre
                          -  Innovation Theatre and Unconventional Gas
                             Theatre
                                10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                                BMO Centre, Stampede Park
                          -  Alberta International House - DAY 1
                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
                                Corral Area, Stampede Park
                          -  GPS Rodeo
                                12:45 p.m.- 3:10 p.m. daily
                                Outdoor Area
                          -  Freestyle Motocross Arena
                                11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.;
                                5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
                                Outdoor Area

    June 9th, 2010:
    ---------------
                          -  Global Petroleum Conference - Day 2
                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
                                Palomino Rooms - Stampede Park
                          -  Freestyle Motocross Arena
                                11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.;
                                5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
                                Outdoor Area
                          -  International Energy Ministers Forum
                                8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
                                Hall D, Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

    June 10th, 2010:
    ----------------
                          -  Global Petroleum Conference - Day 3
                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
                                Palomino Rooms, Stampede Park
                          -  Freestyle Motocross Arena
                                11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                                Outdoor Area
                          -  Heavy Oil Recovery Methods
                                8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                Palomino Rooms, Stampede Park

    PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:  Particular to each event.

    WHEN:                 Global Petroleum Show 2010 events will occur
                          throughout the day from Tuesday June 8th to
                          Thursday June 10th (with the Opening Night
                          Reception occurring June 7th). GPS exhibition hours
                          run Tuesday, June 8th and Wednesday, June 9th from
                          10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, June, 10th
                          from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    

Media will be required to register for the event and show accreditation at the press office, located in Quarter Horse Rooms A, B & C, BMO Centre, Stampede Park. For pre-show registration or for more information please visit: www.globalpetroleumshow.com.

SOURCE GLOBAL PETROLEUM SHOW 2010

For further information: For further information: Primary Media Contact: Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., W: (403) 538-5645, C: (403) 585-4570, smacdonald@brooklinepr.com; Secondary Media Contact: Elizabeth Westersund, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., W: (403) 538-5641, ext. 106, C: (403) 461-9399, ewestersund@brooklinepr.com

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