OTC 2018: Celebrating 50 years of thought leadership
“You can resist an invading army; you cannot resist an idea whose time has come.”
– Victor Hugo
In the present times, great ideas are elevating the energy landscape to another level. Undoubtedly, the oil and gas industry is driving the engine of global growth. This industry is evolving rapidly and with this, new possibilities and opportunities appear at the surface. It is the dynamism of this industry which is extremely fascinating and calls for more assimilation and collaboration, considering the titanic scale and scope of the industry.
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is one of a kind conference which provides a platform for the oil and gas industry professionals to come together for a dynamic exchange of ideas and opinions. The centerpiece of discussion is how to advance scientific and technical knowledge for developing offshore resources and addressing environmental concerns.
The concept of OTC was embraced in the year 1969. Since then, the conference is held annually during the first week of May in Houston, Texas, USA. With the passage of time, OTC has evolved as the largest international oil and gas trade show. The recent conferences witnessed the participation of oil and gas executives from around the globe.
OTC is sponsored by 13 industry organizations and societies, who work together to develop the technical program every year. Sponsoring organizations include the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the ASME International Petroleum Technology Institute, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Marine Technology Society, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
The rich legacy of OTC is celebrating fifty years and the stage is set for further expansion, both technically and globally, with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil and OTC Asia.
As Heraclitus remarked: “The only thing that is constant is change.” This could not have been more accurate with respect to technology. There is a discovery at every moment and technology is changing the face of every industry. Similarly, the oil and gas industry is moving one step ahead with every technological development. Amidst this background, there emerges a need to organize conferences like OTC where new and innovative ideas can enlighten the industry professionals.
The participation in the OTC provides the oil and gas executives a leading edge in technical information. Undoubtedly, it is the industry’s largest equipment exhibition whereby, you are introduced to the top-notch technology which can revolutionize the industry. Moreover, there is a wonderful opportunity to build a strong network with valuable new professional contacts which shall certainly enhance business prospects. There is always something new to take a cue from and the exceptional media exposure will further authenticate your presence on the map of energy dynamics. With such perks, you would not wish to miss the conference. It is your window to a whole new world of offshore resources.
As this year’s theme is to discuss innovative solutions for the oil and gas industry in the upcoming decades, we, Energy Dais are presenting ourselves as the innovation which the industry needs. Energy Dais is a global movement that aims at bringing the oil and gas sector together on a single platform in order to increase cross-organizational and international efficiencies through shared resources and common goals. Meet us at OTC, 2018 in Houston during April 30-May 3, 2018 to know how we can help you grow your business.