|Welcome to the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference, 4-7 May in Houston. This year's conference offers new events and activities to make the most of your experience. If you haven't already purchased a ticket to one of these events, there is still time to purchase them online. |
Here is just some of what you'll encounter at OTC:
New Breakfast! Arctic Breakfast, 0730-0900, Wednesday, 6 May
Jim Bowles, president of ConocoPhillips Alaska, will focus on the key concerns that companies face in dealing with exploration and development opportunities in the Arctic.
New Breakfast! Mexico's Deepwater Strategy, 0730-0900, Wednesday, 6 May
This breakfast offers a presentation of Pemex's strategy to access the hydrocarbon resources in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, including its program and activities.
The Next Wave, 0900-1400, Wednesday, 6 May
The 2009 young professionals' event will focus on the future of oil and gas prices and demand, the environmental impact of the industry, how new energy policies in the US will impact the industry, and career development in a renewable world.
Awards Luncheon, 1215-1345, Tuesday, 5 May
OTC recognizes outstanding achievements in the offshore E&P industry by honoring an individual and organization or company with an OTC Distinguished Achievement Award. The keynote address will be given by Thierry Pilenko, chairman and chief executive officer, Technip.
Ethics Breakfast: Dealing With Ethics in the Dynamic Offshore Industry
0730-0900, Tuesday, 5 May
This breakfast session will provide examples and objectives to consider in dealing with ethics, especially in regard to professional standards of conduct in the offshore industry.
You are encouraged to purchase event tickets in advance because seating is limited.
Industry Breakfasts, 0730-0900
Industry breakfasts are organized in conjunction with the US Department of Commerce and offer expert views on doing business in developing regions.
Offshore Asia: Markets, Trends, and Opportunities
Oil and Gas Frontiers of the Caribbean Basin
Brazil's Offshore Oil and Gas Policy and Opportunities for Trade and Investment
Topical luncheons present leading experts who discuss a broad range of compelling topics on management, implementation, research, and technology.
1215-1345, Monday, 4 May
Hear the latest on Making Energy Policy More Productive and Less Partisan, Future Upstream Challenges and Solutions, Production in Brazil, and Development Opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Learn more about Monday's luncheons.
1215-1345, Wednesday, 6 May
Forward-thinking subjects include the Frontier of Increased Arctic Development, Hurricanes in a Warmer World, the Impact of Peaking Oil, and Construction Strategies for Future Deepwater Facilities. Learn more about Wednesday's luncheons.
1215-1345, Thursday, 7 May
Listen to specialized presentations on the Interrelationship of Wall Street and the Energy Business, Concepts of Compressed Natural Gas, and Managing Energy Technology for the 21st Century. Learn more about Thursday's luncheons.
Morning Report: Structuring Projects to Benefit Multiple Stakeholders
0730-0900, Tuesday, 5 May
This report will discuss how IOCs, NOCs, and service companies can collaborate to create shareholder value and promote local development.
MMS SAFE Awards Luncheon, 1200-1400, Thursday, 7 May
For the first time, the Minerals Management Service will present the national SAFE awards at an OTC luncheon. SAFE awards recognize outstanding safety and pollution prevention performance by the offshore oil and gas industry.
To purchase tickets to these events, visit the OTC .09 Website.
Visit the OTC .09 Twitter site from your web-enabled phone to keep up with special events, updates, and blogs. You can also access exhibitor information through our mobile-friendly ChirpE site.