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Nominations are Now OPEN!

Nominations are now being accepted for the OTC 2025 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Launched in 1971, the awards celebrate achievements in major technological, humanitarian, safety, environmental, and leadership contributions to the industry each year.

What is the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals?
To be eligible for nomination and consideration by the awards committee, an individual shall have made significant achievements in, or contributions to, any field of offshore technology. Examples include, but are not limited to, contributions to the knowledge and literature of offshore technology; the design or invention of equipment, tools, or technical services; humanitarian or environmental efforts; outstanding leadership; or outstanding service to governments, companies, and organizations. Individual Nomination Form

What is the Distinguished Achievement Award for Organizations? 
To be eligible for nomination and consideration by the awards committee, a company, organization, or institution shall have made a distinct and unique achievement in, or contribution to, any field of offshore technology. Examples include, but are not limited to, the application of concepts, the design, development, construction of tools, equipment, techniques, vessels, or instrumentation, contributions to areas of safety, environmental efforts, or engineering or scientific knowledge that has contributed to the development of offshore resources or environment. Company Nomination Form

Nominations are due 17 September 2024

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About the Distinguished Achievement Awards

The Offshore Technology Conference Distinguished Achievement Awards is a significant event for OTC and its supporters. It recognizes the OTC Distinguished Achievement Award recipients and provides an excellent opportunity for industry executives and leaders to network with colleagues from around the world.

The net proceeds from the awards event are donated to a charitable organization that is in some way connected to the offshore energy industry or to the communities where we operate. Since 1971, approximately USD 2 million has been donated to worthy organizations.

Congratulations to the OTC 2024 Distinguished Achievement Awards Recipients

The Offshore Technology Conference is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Distinguished Achievement Awards. This year, the conference recognizes Kerry J. Campbell for Individual Achievement, Petrobras’ Marlim and Campos Basin for institutional achievement, while recognizing EnerGeo Alliance with a Special Citation. 

The awards event is significant in that it not only recognizes the award recipients but also raises funds for a worthy cause and provides an excellent opportunity for industry executives and leaders to network with colleagues from around the globe. The net proceeds from the awards event are donated to a charitable organization that is in some way connected to the offshore energy sector or the communities where we operate. More than USD 2 million has been donated to worthy organizations over the last decade. 

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OTC 2024 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

OTC Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals

Kerry J. Campbell is selected for his pioneering work in developing modern deepwater site characterization practice and for teaching and mentoring generations of site characterization professionals.

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OTC Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions

This year’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions is awarded to Petrobras for the deployment of a wide set of new technologies for the successful revitalization of the Marlim Field and the entire deepwater Campos Basin, unlocking new paths for mature deepwater asset redevelopment, with significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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OTC Special Citation

A Special Citation is presented to EnerGeo Alliance for its longstanding leadership in promoting efficiency and environmental sustainability in offshore seismic data collection.

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