About the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…
Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is held annually at Reliant Center in Houston.
Each year, OTC attracts more than 80,000 attendees from 110+ countries and 2,500 exhibiting companies.
OTC is sponsored by 13 industry organizations and societies, who work cooperatively to develop the technical program. OTC also has endorsing and supporting organizations.  Browse the OTC 2012 technical program.
Top Reasons to Attend OTC 2013:
OTC gives you access to leading-edge technical information, the industry’s largest equipment exhibition, and valuable new professional contacts. Here’s how:
  • Quality: Technical program selected by knowledgeable and experienced professionals.
  • Value: See ground-breaking innovations and meet the leading providers of products and services in just four days.
  • Convenience: 174 nonstop flights, world-class venues and hotels, and nearby public transportation.
  • Easy to Plan: Always the first full week of May every year.
  • Networking: More than 80,000 professionals from 110+ countries are there.
  • In the World’s Energy Capital: Combine OTC with client meetings, business proposals, and company training.
  • Investing Back in the Industry: OTC’s sponsoring organizations use revenue to provide many other important programs for its members, such as training and technical journals.
  • Always Something New: Encounter different languages being spoken, never-seen-before technologies, and C-suite speakers that you might not hear anywhere else.
    Spotlight on New Technology Awards
    OTC recognizes innovative technologies each year with the Spotlight on New Technology Award.
    This awards program is exclusively for OTC exhibitors and is designed to showcase the latest and most advanced technologies that are leading the industry into the future. This program is available to each exhibiting company, including divisions and subdivisions.
    Spotlight Winners Listing
    OTC shines the spotlight on the latest innovations in the offshore energy industry. Congratulations to the 2013 award recipients!
ABB Inc. Onboard DC-Grid
Baker Hughes FASTrak™ LWD Fluid Analysis Sampling and Testing Service 
Bayou Wasco Insulation
Dow Oil & Gas
Trelleborg Offshore
Wasco Energy
DOW NEPTUNE™ Advanced Subsea Flow Assurance Insulation System
FMC Technologies Condition and Performance Monitoring
FMC Technologies
Sulzer Pumps Ltd.
High-speed, Helico-axial Multiphase Subsea Boosting System
GE Oil & Gas RamTel™ Plus System and ROV Subsea Display Panel
GE Oil & Gas Deepwater BOP Blind Shear Ram
Reelwell as Reelwell Drilling Method Riserless (RDM-R)
SBM Offshore Drilling Riser Trip Saver™
ShawCor Ltd. Mobile Robotic Cutback System
STATOIL ASA Remotely Welded Retrofit Subsea Hot Tap Tee
Superior Energy Services Complete Automated Technology System (CATS)
Wärtsilä Corporation Wärtsilä GasReformer
Welltec Well Cutter®
WeST Drilling Products AS Continuous Motion Rig (CMR)