Oil Sands Trade Show kicks off in Edmonton



    Green technologies and career expo key highlights

    CALGARY, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - The renowned Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference
returns to Northlands in Edmonton on September 23 & 24, with a special focus
on green technologies and a highly-anticipated career exposition, according to
dmg world media, host of the premier event.
    "Widely seen as a future driver of the global economy, oil sands
development sits front and centre on the global stage. This year's Oil Sands
Trade Show & Conference launches at a significant time for oil sands and heavy
oil professionals as they assemble in Edmonton to explore innovative ways to
drive environmentally sustainable energy," said Wes Scott, Event Director, dmg
world media. "The GO GREEN Pavilion, for example, is a dedicated venue for
exhibitors to promote products and services focused on improving overall
environmental effects. We are also excited to host the Global Petroleum Career
Exposition, the Welding and Cutting Automation Forum, and the Athabasca Oil
Sands Conference as other key features this year."
    The Global Petroleum Career Exposition will see companies such as
Canadian Natural Resources, Ltd., Husky Energy Inc., Mammoet Canada Western
Ltd., Shell Canada Products and Total E & P Canada Ltd.
    The renowned 8th annual Athabasca Oil Sands Conference takes place on
Tuesday, September 23, and will be presented in conjunction with the Canadian
Heavy Oil Association. This conference attracts over 300 delegates attending
to hear presentations on technology advances, project updates, and research
and development.
    FREE EXHIBITION PASSES are still available online until September 22 (end
of day) to qualified oil sands industry professionals. Beginning September 23,
onsite registration fee without pre-registration is $50.00 + GST.

    
    Exhibition Hours:

    Tuesday, September 23:      10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, September 24:    10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    

    For more information on the events surrounding the Oil Sands Trade Show,
please visit www.petroleumshow.com.

    MEDIA is advised to check in at the main registration desk (look for
"Exhibitor/Press Registration line") and go to the press office to be
accredited.

    The Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference is the most significant oil sands
industry event in the world and the second largest oil show in Canada. It is
renowned for its first-rate presentations of the latest technology in the
industry, including SAGD, project updates and its exhibition of oil
sands-related equipment. The event expanded exhibit space from 50,000 net
square feet to 110,000 net square feet, marking a record year for the event.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Shauna MacDonald, Brookline
Public Relations, Inc., (P) (403) 538-5645, (C) (403) 585-4570, (E)
smacdonald@brooklinepr.com; Arlene Worsley, Brookline Public Relations, Inc.,
(P) (403) 538-5641, ext. 106, (C) (403) 650-7086, (E)
aworsley@brooklinepr.com

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