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Arctic Oil and Gas Information Resources

USGS' Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal
Don Gautier, U.S. Geological Survey

Regulation of Oil and Gas Activities in Canada's Northern Frontier
Dr. Bharat Dixit, Chief Conservation Officer, National Energy Board of Canada

Management of Federal Oil and Gas Resources in Canada's Northern Regions
Giles Morrell, Oil and Gas Management Directorate, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Paper on Non-Technical Issues and Arctic Oil and Gas Development
The paper Above-Ground Issues Affecting Energy Development in the Arctic, written by Energy Team staff members. The paper describes the reasons that oil and gas companies will likely focus more of their attention on the Arctic, the current state of knowledge of Arctic oil and gas resources, and issues that will affect the development of Arctic oil and gas resources including boundary issues, access to resources, environmental restrictions, tax and regulatory issues, transportation challenges, and regional issues.


Offshore Technology Conference

Oil and Gas Country Industry Information Resources
Presented at Offshore Technology Conferences

Business Environment and Opportunities in Qatar: Dr. Khalid K Al-Hajri,General Manager, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Qatar: Robert Peaslee, Commercial Attaché, American Embassy

Commercial Opportunities in China’s Offshore Oil and Gas Sector: Joe Ash, Vice President and General Manager,International Division, Devon Energy Corporation
Opportunities for Energy Services in Offshore China: Wil Faubel, Vice President, Marketing Baker Hughes Incorporated

Operating in Indonesia: A US Company's Perspective: Abdul Hamid Batubara, Senior Vice President, Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit

Gulf of Guinea
Commercial Opportunities in Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector, Funsho Kupolukun, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation
Opportunities for Energy Services in the Gulf of Guinea, Wil Faubel, Baker Hughes Incorporated
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Gulf of Guinea, Alexandre R. Chequer
Alba Field Development: Creating Economic and Social Value in Equatorial Guinea, Jim Bowzer, Marathon
Gulf of Guinea Oil and Gas Overview and Outlook, Susan Farrell and Michael Rodgers, PFC Energy

Arctic Canada
Regulation of Oil & Gas Activities in the Canada’s Northern Frontier, Dr. Bharat Dixit, National Energy Board of Canada
Management of Federal Oil and Gas Resources in Canada’s Arctic Regions, Mimi Fortier, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Canada Energy Overview, Canada Consul General Norris Pettis


Oil and Gas Equipment

Oil and Gas Equipment

Oil and Gas Equipment Industry Assessment (analysis by Energy Industries Team)

For additional information on oil and gas issues, please contact Julius Svoboda.

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