Exposition & Conference focuses on Business Strategies and Technical Challenges for Canada, USA and Mexico

CALGARY, May 24, 2011 /CNW/ - Gas & Oil Expo and Conference, North America's world-class bi-annual energy event, will be taking place June 7-9, 2011 at Calgary's Stampede Park. Formerly known as GO-EXPO, the event will bring together 20,000 registered attendees and 500 exhibiting companies from across North America.

Gas & Oil Expo and Conference will be Canada's largest energy gathering of 2011. From field operators to CEO's, the event attracts nearly 20,000 energy professionals in the industry to visit the exposition and participate in the Business and Technical Conference.

"Gas & Oil Expo and Conference brings together the foremost brands and thought leaders with a North American focus," said Ryan Murray, Event Manager with organizer dmg :: events. "From the conference to the keynote speakers, networking events, and large-scale exposition, the event provides an open forum for oil and gas industry experts to share information on business strategies and technological challenges facing the North American upstream industry."

The Exposition opens on Tuesday, June 7 with over 500 companies displaying technologies, products and services both indoors and outdoors at Calgary's Stampede Park. Energy engineers, technicians, buyers and engineering procurement professionals have the opportunity to get face-to-face with the innovations and advancements that are driving today's oil and gas industry.

The Gas & Oil Conference also begins on Tuesday, June 7, with a program designed to suit every point of the energy supply chain, including conventional exploration & development, field operations, oil sands processing and upgrading, as well as improved thermal processes, enhanced oil recovery, drilling and completions, reservoir characterization and simulation, water management, and oil and gas transportation, among others.

An important addition to the Gas & Oil Conference is the Global Market Gas Outlook, and how Canadian natural gas production can remain competitive in the face of new competition from the United States. As well, a session on North American LNG will be closely examined on the future role of LNG exports from the West Coast of North America, and for Canadian natural gas.


  • Technical Courses - Comprehensive courses for engineers and technical personnel on Thermal Recovery and SAGD, among others. (Monday, June 6)
  • Opening Plenary Session to the Gas & Oil Conference: NEW This Opening Plenary (moderated by Michael Holden, Senior Economist with Canada West) will address the current debate on energy policy reform and more than 20 additional sessions on oil sands, operations, global markets, business & management and more (Tuesday, June 7)
  • Business and Technical Sessions at the Gas & Oil Conference: Session running the gamut of the supply chain will offer energy professionals of every sector an opportunity to learn more about oil and gas markets (June 7 - 9)
  • Keynote Luncheon with Ezra Levant - Recent winner of the National Book Award for his book Ethical Oil, join Ezra Levant in the debate on the oil sands. (Thursday, June 9)
  • Casino Night Reception - Attendees and Exhibitors network at Stampede Casino on the opening night of Gas & Oil Expo (Tuesday, June 7)
  • Shale Gas Drilling & Production Outdoor Feature - With controversy surrounding shale gas recovery, this feature will allow industry to learn about integral pieces of equipment used to develop shale gas plays located across North America and connect with the experts doing the field work and using science & technology to produce this unconventional resource responsibly. (June 7 - 9)
  • Country Pavilions - For interest in international companies, attendees can visit representatives from China, Korea and USA. (June 7 - 9)

The conference runs Tuesday, June 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibition doors open at 10:00 a.m. and will feature over 500 North American exhibitors.

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