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The 2009 Offshore Technology Conference (4-7 May, Houston) features more than 300 presentations covering the latest and most important topics, technologies, and innovations in today's offshore E&P industry.
Here is just some of what you'll find at OTC.
OTC Executive Roundtable
The Case for Access to Oil and Gas Resources on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
The US OCS is critical for meeting the country's energy and economic needs. On Tuesday afternoon, industry executives will discuss the case for access to the US OCS and will offer their views on the challenges and benefits for developing these resources in the future. Open to all -- journalists can participate in Q&A session. Learn more.
PANEL SESSION Hear from panelists, inside and outside the industry, who will address the plight of energy cost, fluctuations in demand and supply, and how effective communication among consumers, academia, NGOs, oil companies, and government is the way forward. PRESS BRIEFING FOLLOWS IN THE ROOM. Learn more.
GENERAL SESSION Learn from a well-known group of panelists about techniques they are using in "Coping with Price Volatility and How It Will Affect Major Capital Projects." Panelists include senior vice presidents and directors from ConocoPhillips, Total, Shell, Petrobras, Technip, and CERA.
Find out how Sakhalin-1 overcame many obstacles, both technical and infrastructure, in developing a world-class field with limited resources in a harsh environment.
Explore the current thinking for developing Brazil's pre-salt reservoirs.
Experience real-time "3D Petroleum Visualization" in Monday morning and afternoon sessions focused on workflow and collaborative solutions to identify new exploration plays, enhance reservoir characterization, and improve drilling and wellbore placement.
Wolfgang Schollnberger, OTC Heritage Award recipient, is available for press interviews on Monday. Contact email@example.com.
Learn more about the Monday sessions.
Learn how Saudi Aramco leveraged upstream technology in the world's largest oil program.
Discover why the spar platform may be a better design than other floating platform structures and why it should be considered for application beyond the Gulf of Mexico.
Manage your geohazard and MODU risks more proficiently.
Learn from the experiences of the first deepwater development offshore, Moho Bilondo, in the Republic of Congo.
Is it possible? The World's First Large Floating Concentrator Concept for Underwater Mining
Learn more about the Tuesday sessions.
Participate in OTC's exciting Arctic Day! A full-day track includes a breakfast, morning session, topical luncheon, and afternoon session.
Advance your understanding in sessions focused on advances in flow assurance, mooring systems, jack-up technology, and pipelines.
Find out what the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America is doing for you. They will offer insights into specific awards and results. The keynote speaker will be Claudi Santiago, CEO and president of GE Oil & Gas.
Learn more about the Wednesday sessions.
Join a crowded room to hear about the experiences of the Tahiti and Agbami development projects.
Hear how LNG and CNG transportation operations are floating on the horizon.
What are the secrets to managing an offshore megaproject? Learn from the experts. OTC Chairman Don Vardeman will provide introductory remarks.
Learn more about the Thursday sessions.
OTC Press Room Hours - Room D108, Level 1, Reliant Center
You can register online through May 2, and pick up your badge and press ribbon in the OTC Press Room. After May 2, register on-site. Learn more about press operations at OTC.
1300 - 1500 Sunday, 3 May
0700 - 1730 Monday, 4 May
0700 - 1730 Tuesday, 5 May
0700 - 1730 Wednesday, 6 May
0700 - 1730 Thursday, 7 May
No audio recording, video recording, or photography is allowed without OTC's permission. All journalists seeking to do any of these things must register as press and check in at the OTC press room. They will be asked to sign a form agreeing to the follow OTC's policies on photography and audio and video recording.
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