Sept. 16 – 21, 2012,

Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference.

Mission includes Atlantic Canadian booth, matchmaker service, networking services, hotel block booking and local transportation.

Mission fee of $1,000 plus Travel and accomodation costs which are the responsibility of individual delegates.

Expression of interest by deadline of Fri,, 20 Apr. 2012.

The mission is supported through the Canada/Atlantic Provinces Agreement on International Business Development (IBDA). The IBDA is a federal/provincial agreement between the Government of Canada (ACOA, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, and Industry Canada) and the four provincial governments in Atlantic Canad

Email your EOI to Amanda White at or by phone at (902) 496-3183.
Event Organized by IBDA

For additional information, contact any of the following mission organizers: The Maritimes Energy Association: Amanda White, Membership & Trade Missions Manager, Phone: (902) 496-3183, Email:                                                           

ABOUT THE RIO OIL & GAS EXPO AND CONFERENCE A leading oil and gas industry event in Latin America, Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference, takes place at Riocentro Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro every two years. Since its first edition in 1982, both the exhibition and the conference have contributed to build up Rio de Janeiro’s reputation of being the Brazilian oil capital. In fact, Rio de Janeiro State concentrates eighty percent of the oil produced in the country and fifty per cent of the total gas production. 

To visit the event website CLICK HERE.

Other Contacts for this Mission:

Newfoundland & Labrador

Chris Percy, International Trade Officer – Latin America & Caribbean, Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development,  Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, Phone: (709) 729-5632; Email:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Noia (Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association):

Terry Hunt, P. Eng.,PMP, Project Manager – Supply Chain, Tel: (709) 758-6622 | Cell: (709) 725-8903,