Going Global - Navigating International Opportunities

76% of Canadian Energy Companies will Export in 2017 -- Where are you going?

Increase revenues

Grow your business

Diversify risk

JWN has done the research and developed a practical methodology to help prospective exporters identify which markets best suit their companies based on the market potential, their core competencies and tolerance for risk.

We have worked with PSAC, CGEF, EDC, BDC, Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Alberta to assemble the information, intelligence and resources you need to determine if exporting is right for your business. 

Download the reports to get the full picture

Countries Included
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • USA
Countries Included
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Iran
  • China
  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Norway
  • Indonesia 
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia 

Summary of Recommendations from the Report

  1. Know your core competencies and competitive advantages.
  2. Do your homework on potential export markets.
  3. Build and leverage your networks.
  4. Limit your market entry risks.
  5. Understand your competition.
  6. Seek expert advice on regulatory requirements and financial considerations.


The following oil producing countries were selected based on their oil & gas production capacity and/or potential, government support at a national and local level, and their willingness to accept Canadian companies in their jurisdictions.

Click on the country name for links to additional resources that will help you build your plan.

Scandanavia & Western Europe

Eastern Europe

Assess - Plan - Execute

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The links below provide valuable information, resources and services that can help you get "Export Ready"!  


BDC: Find out if you are ready to go global. 

BDC: Evaluate your business and the potential for foreign expansion. 

BDC: Determine if your business is positioned for growth.

BDC: Determine which international market is right for your business.

BDC: Explore the opportunities in the U.S. market for your business.

BDC: Once you have a market selected it is time to understand the competition and keys to entry.

CGEF (Canadian Global Export Forum) is an organization that provides networking opportunities for our members to share their international experiences, as well as acting as a liaison between our membership and foreign governments, national oil companies, international companies and both the Provincial and Federal governments of Canada.  Find out more.

EDC About Exporting

Evaluate Energy:an online service offering extensive financial and production related information for energy companies operating around the world.

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service(GAC): Find a Trade Commissioner to assist your efforts in over 80 countries.

PSAC: PSAC is the national trade association representing the service, supply and manufacturing sectors within the upstream petroleum industry. PSAC works with trade commissioners and foreign consulates, hosts domestic seminars, courses and workshops, and arranges networking sessions for individuals and companies looking to go global. Find out more