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Technical Program

The OTC 2014 technical program covers a wide range of topics related to the offshore energy industry. OTC offers key insights by global experts on technological advances, safety and environmentally focused solutions, and economic and regulatory impacts.

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Below are highlights of the 2014 program.

Project Updates

OTC showcases project updates from around the world, such as the Shell Mars B Project, which at the peak will add 100,000 boe a day to the field.

Other international and national oil & gas companies, including Pemex, Total, Petronas, BP, Chevron, Noble, CNOOC, Statoil, INPEX, Maersk, Marathon, and Anadarko, will present updates and share best practices from their recent projects.

Ensuring Talent Resources for Tomorrow and Training New Professionals

Subsea engineering talent is in high demand. Hear from Global Subsea University Alliance,  a group dedicated to establishing standards for subsea engineering education. The alliance seeks to establish a global subsea curriculum in coordination with companies that operate in the sector.

New Topics Introduced

OTC remains at the forefront of technology. OTC 2014 presents new applications and solutions for underwater monitoring networks and sensing, and process safety in offshore operations.

OTC’s invited organization, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), will share results from the first marine methane hydrate production test and will highlight methane hydrate as a resource. It is an industry breakthrough that makes producing hydrate from seabed a near-term reality.

Economic Future

OTC offers discussion on oil economics, gas monetization, and CAPEX outlook, which provide views of the industry’s road ahead. Experts from Douglas-Westwood, Marathon, and Total will be on-hand to discuss energy forecasts.

Also, significant changes in Mexico’s oil sector will have profound effects on the Gulf of Mexico. Attend OTC to hear about Mexico’s transformation.

Unconventionals’ Impact Offshore

OTC features discussion on what impact the unconventional play revolution has on the offshore deepwater industry.