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North America's Leading Energy Event
September 21-23, 2021
BMO Centre at Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada


Technical Committee


Tim Hazlett

Sector Specialist, Upstream Oil and Gas Services and Technologies (OGST)

Tim Hazlett is a sector specialist in Upstream Oil and Gas Services and Technologies (OGST) with 25 years of unique private and public upstream oil & gas service and technologies and exploration and production experience spanning five continents. Tim provides sector leadership and expertise to help OGST companies overcome competitiveness challenges and champion international opportunities for growth. Prior to this role, Tim was the Province of Alberta’s ‘go to’ OGST resident expert for a decade. Prior to this, Tim was the Province of Alberta’s Representative in Mexico, and the Managing/Executive Director of the Alberta Mexico Office, which is the Government of Alberta's international trade office in Mexico City, where he represented the province of Alberta in Mexico and oversaw the management of all aspects of the province's international activities in Mexico. Over Tim's career with the Alberta Government, he has focused on upstream oil and gas services and technologies and has traditionally led market development projects on behalf of the government, including previous responsibility for Mexico, South America, Asia Pacific, the US, and several technical subsector projects. In the private sector, Tim started working on drilling and service rigs at early in Alberta, and shortly after worked on offshore drilling and workover platforms. Early in Tim's career, he provided in market technical international representation services for Canadian and US exploration companies and several oil and gas service and technology firms internationally, with a specialization in Latin America. Tim holds a Masters (MA) in International Policy Studies (MA-IPS) with Distinction from Monterrey Institute of International Studies in Monterrey, California, where his studies focused on National Oil Companies (NOCs) and International Oil Companies (IOCs). Tim is fluent in Spanish and holds a second Masters degree from the University of Alberta also focused in international oil and gas.