MEDIA ADVISORY - GAS & OIL EXPO AND CONFERENCE 2011 KICKS OFF IN CALGARY

Over 20,000 North American oil and gas experts attend the year's largest energy expo in Canada

CALGARY, June 7, 2011 /CNW/ -

WHAT:  Gas & Oil Expo and Conference (formerly known as GO-EXPO: Gas and Oil Exposition) kicks off today in Calgary, Alberta. The event, which runs Tuesday, June 7 through to Thursday, June 9, will take place at Calgary Stampede Park and welcomes oil and gas professionals from across North America, as well as countries including the United Kingdom, Romania, South Korea, India, Kuwait, Venezuela and Italy. This year's expo and conference will examine business strategies and technical challenges faced by companies operating in Canada, USA and Mexico.
   
  The event will host over 20,000 registered attendees and 500 exhibiting companies that will showcase emerging technologies, products and services, as well as providing thought leadership at the Business and Technical Conference. The exhibition includes an outdoor feature of Shale Gas Drilling & Production Equipment and Country Pavilions supported by representatives from China, Korea, and USA. Of particular interest today and through to June 9th are the following features:

Tuesday, June 7, 2011:

  • Opening Plenary: Finding Common Ground - What defines an energy strategy for Canada and North America? Keynote from David Jacobson, United States Ambassador to Canada
                      9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Palomino Rooms
  • Concurrent conference sessions
                      1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Palomino Rooms
  • Casino Night Reception
                      5:00 p.m.
                      Stampede Casino, Big Sky Showroom

Wednesday, June 8, 2011:

  • Concurrent conference sessions including Global Gas Market Outlook and North American LNG: Import or Export Future
                      8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Palomino Rooms
  • Marcellus Shale 101: Opportunities in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale
                      1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Palomino Area, Arabian Rooms
  • Tour of the US Pavilion by David Jacobson, United States Ambassador to Canada
                      2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Hall B, Booth 1836

Thursday, June 9, 2011:

  • Concurrent conference sessions including Water Management Challenges Facing Western Canada's Oil & Gas Industry
                      8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Palomino Rooms
  • Ezra Levant, Ethical Oil - Lunch & Keynote Presentation
                      12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
                      BMO Centre, Hall D Luncheon Area

WHO:  Notable speakers include:

  • Noel Tomnay, Global Head of Gas Research, Wood Mackenzie
  • Susan Sakmar, Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law
  • Deborah Resley, Director of Energy Consulting, IHS CERA
  • Paul Sullivan, Global Head of LNG & FLNG, WorleyParsons
  • Paul Ziff, Chief Executive Officer, Ziff Energy Group
  • Mate Parentich, General Manager LNG Marketing, Apache Energy

WHERE:   BMO Centre
  Calgary Stampede Park
  20 Roundup Way, SE

WHEN:  The conference will run from Tuesday, June 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibition doors are open from Tuesday, June 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Media will be required to obtain a badge for the event and will need to provide accreditation (a piece of photo identification and an official business card) upon arrival at the press office, located in Quarter Horse rooms A and B in the conference area of the BMO Centre. For further information on the Expo and Conference and to inquire about attendance, visit http://www.gasandoilexpo.com/.

 

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Primary Media Contact       Secondary Media Contact
Shauna MacDonald       Stephanie Gough
Brookline Public Relations, Inc         Brookline Public Relations, Inc
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C: 403.585.4570       C: 587.888.0100
smacdonald@brooklinepr.com                  sgough@brooklinepr.com

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