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About OTC

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.

Since 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually at NRG Park (formerly Reliant Park) in Houston. OTC has expanded technically and globally with OTC Brasil and OTC Asia.

OTC is supported by 15 industry organizations and societies, who work cooperatively to develop the technical program. OTC also has endorsing and supporting organizations.

Read the OTC 2024 Post Event Report

Who We Are

OTC is a collaboration of *15 non-profit organizations that support the global energy sector. Our organizations work cooperatively to develop and manage a portfolio of events dedicated to accelerating the development and transfer of interdisciplinary offshore technologies. Revenue from our portfolio is returned to our sponsoring organizations which benefit the advancement of their members and the energy sector.

*15 non-profit organizations: 12 sponsoring, 1 regional sponsoring, and 2 endorsing organizations.

Vision

To be the premier organization to enable and grow offshore resource development for a sustainable future and empower access to technologies and their use.

Mission

  • OTC delivers preeminent forums to advance the science, new technologies, and practices needed to develop offshore resources.
  • OTC connects the global community of offshore resource development professionals and organizations.
  • OTC enables collaboration to create new ideas and solutions for sustainable development.
  • OTC recognizes excellence in people and organizations advancing the science of offshore technology.

Top Reasons to Attend OTC

  • Quality: 450+ peer-selected technical presentations, leveraging 13 societies’ collective knowledge and covering topics from the wellbore to topsides and everything in between. 
  • Value: 257,000+ sq. ft. of exhibit space with ground-breaking innovations and 1,300+ leading providers of products and services in one place, at one time.
  • Networking: 30,000+ energy professionals from 100+ countries are there.
  • Always Something New: Connect with global C-suite leaders and 100+ speakers to discover what innovations we can expect over the next 50 years.
  • Media Exposure: 200+ journalists from around the world attend OTC.
  • Investing Back in the Industry: OTC’s sponsoring organizations use the revenue to provide many other important programs for its members, such as training and technical journals.
  • In the World’s Energy Capital: Combine OTC with client meetings, business proposals, and company training.

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