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Webinar: Doing Business and Opportunities in Western Canada Canada is the largest single export market for the United States (U.S.) and is a highly receptive market for U.S. goods and services. It is reported in the next 25 years, the projected spending in Western Canada’s oil sands projects and infrastructure is estimated at over $2 Trillion. Did you know that the Alberta’s oil sands in Western Canada are the world’s second largest oil reserve? Did you know that more than one-half of Canada’s oil and gas machinery is imported from the U.S.? Did you know that in 2012, Canada imported approximately $5.5 billion of oil and gas products from the U.S.? Would you like to learn more about the business opportunities that exist in Canada’s dynamic energy sector including one of the largest supply chains in Western Canada…Canada’s Oil Sands? Senior Commercial Specialist, Crystal Roberts, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Consulate General Calgary in Alberta, Canada will highlight the vast opportunities in various industry sectors as well as upcoming and ongoing regional projects. She has 20+ years of expert experience in the administering programs of the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada for the Oil and Gas and Environmental industries.

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and the U.S Commercial Service invite you to participate in this webinar on Doing Business and the Opportunities in Western Canada. Webinar topics to be covered include; but, are not limited to:  

An overview of Western Canada Highlights of the business opportunities that exist in these sectors: o Oil & gas, mining, renewable, clean technologies o Maintenance repair and operations, specialty mining and extraction equipment/services o Exploration and drilling services, refinery equipment, pipeline construction equipment o Environmental remediation technology and services and safety and security equipment and services Upcoming 2014 trade promotion activities in Western Canada

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Time:

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (CST) Cost: FREE Venue: Your Computer To register, please click here

Registration Deadline: January 29, 2014

For more information, please contact: Vickie Watters Martin MDA 601.359.2070 vwatters@mississippi.org

Carol Moore Anderson U.S. Commercial Service 601.373.0773 carol.moore@trade.gov


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