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OTC .10 News and Updates

We're bringing OTC content to you – On Demand

OTC On Demand offers technical session presentations from the 2010 conference. See the session slides and hear the presenters, as if you were there. Learn more and purchase online!

Press Release

Offshore Technology Conference Attendance Reaches 72,900

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Save the Date for OTC 2011

Attendees and exhibitors: Learn more about the 2011 conference to be held 2-5 May in Houston.

Why attend OTC 2010?

Susan Cunningham, 2010 OTC Chairman, shares why you should attend, what's new for 2010, and a discussion of hot topics in four brief videos. Watch now »


About OTC

Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. Learn more about OTC’s sponsoring organizations.