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It’s Back. Bigger, Better and Business-Ready. Global Petroleum Show (GPS) is back, June 12 – 14, 2012 in Calgary, Canada at Stampede Park. The biennial event, renowned for the mammoth display of oil and gas technologies, products and services for the global energy industry, is expected to gather 60,000 registered attendees and over 2,000 exhibiting companies. In 2012, an expanded exhibition space will cover 650,000 net square feet, including 10 venue locations. That’s the total size of 9 Canadian football fields! Each location will showcase innovative technologies, as well as new developments in the areas of shale gas, oil sands and heavy oil.

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ISSUE #1 IN THIS ISSUE: GPS is back! SPE Conference held in conjunction What’s new? Network. How business gets done.

SPE Heavy Oil Conference Canada The Canadian section of the largest engineering association in the world (Society of Petroleum Engineers) will hold in conjunction with Global Petroleum Show and produce a stellar heavy oil-related conference in the Palomino Rooms at Stampede Park, headed up by renowned heavy oil expert and Technical Chairman KC Yeung.

Outdoor display: bringing technology to life

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An impressive number of technical papers have been submitted for the SPE Heavy Oil Conference Canada taking place June 12-14, 2012,.This conference will examine modern drilling methods and techniques, among other relevant heavy oil-related topics. Separate registration for the Conference will be available shortly through SPE Canada.

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What’s New at GPS? There are number of new features to Global Petroleum Show in 2012 that will allow attendees and exhibitors the opportunity to explore, discuss and network with local and international business prospects.

International Energy Marketplace The International Energy Marketplace will be the hub for international business at Global Petroleum Show. This dedicated area of the exhibition offers international and regional participants and attendees the chance to meet about business opportunities, both local and around the world – the energy world converges here.

Should you be exhibiting?

Key features include:      

One‐on‐one introductory meetings with Governments, NOCs and IOCs International Market Presentations Canada‐Gulf Cooperation Council Energy Forum European Union‐Canada Business Forum World Energy Cites Partnership Pavilion register Networking Events to meet business prospects

Click here for a list of the countries represented at GPS. International Energy Marketplace Stakeholders

Global Petroleum Show is pleased to welcome over 300 new companies to the exhibition, including 37% of which are new international companies! Visit to view the continually expanding list of exhibiting companies.


If your company is dedicated to supplying or servicing the oil and gas industry, you should be exhibiting at Global Petroleum Show. To book exhibit space or inquire about advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Ashif Merani (403) 209-3560 Scott McAdam (403) 209-3559

Networking. How business gets done. Past attendees have stated that a primary benefit of visiting Global Petroleum Show is the opportunity to network with the international oil and gas community. Networking is an important aspect of business relations as it allows business professionals to:        

Learn dynamics within their industry Establish their business contacts Get “plugged in” to their community Seek new career opportunities Facilitate win-win relationships Create their referral networks Accelerate professional development Develop knowledge resources

Opening Night Reception Tuesday, June 12 | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre | $65.00 + GST

The Opening Night Reception is a fantastic opportunity to meet special guests and industry leaders, government officials, conference speakers, international delegates and exhibitors - the who’s who of Global Petroleum Show. Buy tickets for yourself, your colleagues and your clients today. Visit to make your purchase.

International Attendee Open House Monday, June 11 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Exclusive to non-residents of Canada

Want help getting acquainted with all there is to see and do? This is a must attend event for international travelers, from outside Canada only, looking for a warm introduction to GPS and the city of Calgary.

Outdoor Rodeo & BBQ Running daily at scheduled times | Outdoor Area - Stampede Park.

Sit on the edge of your seat at the GPS Rodeo; enjoy food and beverages just outside the rodeo on Main Street, and cheer on the cowboys. Or, partake in the numerous BBQs and live entertainment available throughout the outdoor exhibition.

Global Petroleum Show 2012 will offer formal and informal networking opportunities that bring attendees face-to-face with suppliers, clients and potential customers.

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Outdoor displays: bringing technology to life Just a few companies who will be featured in the outdoor exhibits

Today’s oil and gas industry requires a symphony of technical disciplines, all operating in harmony – rigs, drives, casings, muds, fracturing and perforating, downhole measurement, to name just a few. Explore the equipment in the expansive 350,000 square foot outdoor exhibit area and experience the forefront of the latest equipment, tools, technologies and processes in oil and gas. View the full list of exhibitors.

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Atlas Copco Portable Energy Calfrac Well Services Ltd. Cameron Caterpillar Inc. CCS Corporation Cubex Limited Dragon Products Ltd. DynaWinch Industries Inc Enerflow Industries Inc FB Industries/ Cancade Trailers IBM Mammoet Canada Western Ltd. Miller Electric MFG. CO. National Oilwell Varco Peterbilt Motors Company Propak Systems Ltd. Option Industries Inc. Stewart & Stevenson Canada Strad Energy Services Stream-Flo Industries Ltd Surefire Industries Ltd United Oilfield Inc. Wajax Power Systems ZL EOR Chemical LTD

Global Petroleum Show Newsletter Issue One  
Global Petroleum Show Newsletter Issue One  

• It’s back. Bigger, better • SPE Heavy Oil Conference • What’s new at GPS? • Networking • Outdoor displays