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Canada's oil patch invades Wall Street

Blog by Brad Herman | March 13th, 2013

Delegations from 42 of Calgary's leading oil and gas explorers, pumpers, drillers, pipeline builders, frackers and financiers are descending on the Waldorf Astoria Hotel this week for FirstEnergy Capital's annual East Coast Energy Conference. The name is not without irony, given the heavy western content, but the purpose of the 20-year-old firm's 19th gathering in New York City is clear: Canadian energy's ambassadors will be spending the next three days wooing the titans of Wall Street to their cause.