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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF OTC

30 April–3 May 2018     ///     NRG Park     ///     Houston, Texas, USA

Technical Program

Technical Program

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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    BOP related downtime is the biggest equipment related NPT cause drilling contractors face. But not o ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    The operating environment today requires providing competitive returns regardless of commodity price ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    David Eyton, Group Head of Technology, will present BP’s perspectives on the role of technology in s ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
930
    • Technical
    602
    This technical session covers technologies related to subsea boosting and tiebacks and brownfield te ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • Technical
    312
    This session will discuss advances in mooring technology. Topics covered will include standards, syn ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
    • Technical
    604
    This session will cover many aspects from remote operations, handling big data, data analytics, mach ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Panel
    306
    After the severe drop in commodity prices, quite a number of offshore exploration and production pro ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    610
    The session will discuss the use of reactive and dissolvable materials in the oilfield, particularly ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    606
    Risk avoidance and risk reduction are two ways to manage risk. Risk avoidance deals with eliminating ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • Technical
    600
    This session focuses on the topside processing and design aspects of the deepwater production facili ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    IOCs are returning to Brazil with a new perspective of investment. Speakers will present the main dr ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    The director of the BOEM or his representative (acting director) will provide an overview of recent ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    The oil and gas industry needs to act collectively to redress the cost inflation and productivity de ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
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    • Technical
    312
    The digital revolution has enabled far more efficient asset integrity management through the use of ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    610
    Field development activities comprises the consolidation of the strategy to unlock oil and gas reser ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
    • Technical
    600
    In the low price environment industry is finding ways to reduce costs and increase production and ma ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Technical
    604
    This session present cutting-edge results on innovation in the subsea environment from both a techno ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Panel
    306
    This panel discussion will address industry-government collaboration and cross-governmental perspect ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Technical
    602
    This session focuses on the Gas Monetization and FLNG processing and design aspects of offshore and ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Technical
    606
    This session will focus on papers discussing advanced and novel materials development and qualificat ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    In recent years, major oil discoveries in offshore Guyana have spurred international investment in t ...
    Moderator
  2. T
    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    Session addresses the needs, viability/techniques, and obstacles for using digital platforms (artifi ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    There has been a great deal of attention given to the issue of marine animals and anthropogenic soun ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
930
    • Technical
    312
    For 40 years Petrobras has been developing and producing the Campos Basin in Brazil. Along this jour ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
    • Technical
    606
    This session will feature a showcase of case studies and new technologies aimed at subsurface reserv ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Panel
    306
    This panel will explore the challenges that the offshore industry faces with development, deployment ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    604
    This session will focus on advances in the areas of HPHT equipment designs, materials, fatigue, and ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    600
    The industry wide challenge to cut costs continues to drive innovation in all areas of offshore geot ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Poster
    Poster Lounge
    • Technical
    602
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    610
    In December 2016, production started at the Malikai TLP, located 100 kilometers off the coast of the ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    This session will discuss actions majors are taking to face the new oil price scenario.
    Chairperson
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    The extended low price environment and increased drilling volumes associated with unconventional hyd ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  3. T
    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    Recent and continuing development in the technologies of unmanned vehicles and robotics offer opport ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
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    • Technical
    312
    During the last decade, 30% of the world’s oil production came from offshore. To maintain or increas ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Technical
    610
    The Hebron Project is Eastern Canada’s latest offshore oil production project. Installed in 2017, it ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    600
    This session comprises technology challenges on risers and pipelines, including status of the art in ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
    • Panel
    306
    This panel will discuss what operators can expect from the alliances and merges of subsea suppliers. ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
    • Technical
    604
    This session will focus on advances in the areas of HPHT equipment designs, materials, fatigue, and ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    606
    The focus of this session will be on challenging geohazard and soil conditions encountered on recent ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Technical
    602
    Reservoir engineering has being always central to oil and gas activities, with all projects starting ...
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    302
    In addition to being the world’s largest LNG importer, Japan seeks to advance the development of LNG ...
    Moderator
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    In this presentation Marcel Robichaux will present a well-control assurance program, WellSafe, desig ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    "Grow or die"" is a maxim every business understands. But what happens when growth hits a ceiling? W ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    Ethics is a topic that offshore companies and employees must deal with in day-to-day activities and ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    300
    More than 60 local area high school students are working to solve real-world energy challenges. With ...
930
    • Poster
    Poster Lounge
    • Technical
    610
    One of the major challenges in the petroleum industry is to implement a holistic flow assurance prog ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Technical
    600
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
    • Panel
    306
    Building on last year's successful panel to set the scene of the world of big data and its potential ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    606
    As the offshore technology community moves closer to exploiting subsea unconventional resources, ind ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Inc. (SME)
    • Technical
    604
    This session will present technical papers with a focus on advancements in flexible and spoolable pi ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    312
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    602
    This technical session will cover the rapidly growing field of drilling automation and the applicati ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
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    • Young Professionals
    300
    OTC celebrates its 50th edition in 2018 and as we look reflect on the evolution of the industry in t ...
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    204
    This WISE event is an inclusive space comprised of three sessions where men and women have the oppor ...
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    202
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    302
    Subsea processing technologies are still the growing technologies due to its huge potential to incre ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
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    • Breakfast/Luncheon
    206
    Condition monitoring—a data-based approach to equipment maintenance—helped Aker BP (Det norske, prio ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
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    • Technical
    610
    This session will present latest research on the offshore wind energy, both for the fixed-bottom as ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Panel
    306
    Over the last decade, several private equity (PE) and PE-backed companies have moved into deepwater ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    602
    The practice of locating boosting, separation and gas compression equipment on the seabed continues ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Technical
    604
    The terms ‘digital twin’, and ‘digitization’, are used frequently throughout the industry. But how d ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oceanic and Engineering Society (IEEE-OES)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    600
    This session will highlight papers covering progress in metocean design criteria studies, advances i ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Technical
    312
    The session is presented by leading industry experts that share their insights and applications of r ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Panel
    606
    The progress that has been made towards Deep Sea Mining (DSM) over the last 50 years will be discuss ...
    Moderator
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    • Networking Events
    International Lounge
    Join us for a 40 minute, 1-on-1 mock interview session. Visit with local HR professionals to prepare ...
930
    • Panel
    604
    Panel One: RP 75 Revision – Stepping Forward in Safety & Environmental Management Systems This panel ...
    Moderator
    • Panel
    306
    The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has gone through many waves of exploration and developments each time reinv ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    600
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Technical
    602
    This session presents flow assurance engineering practice and lessons learned from development and p ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    312
    As the ever-expanding capability of technology increases, so too does our dependency on its function ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Technical
    606
    This session will cover the diverse offerings associated with late-stage intervention services, plug ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    610
    This session offers new technology and lessons learned for a broad range of well completion equipmen ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
1400
    • Technical
    604
    Offshore projects require significant upfront investment, substantial technical know-how and long le ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    602
    This session presents the newly developed technologies and products for production chemicals, the de ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    606
    This session provides an overview of key operational issues relating to production management and of ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Marine Technology Society (MTS)
    • Technical
    610
    This special session will focus on initiatives of the subsea industry towards emerging robotics mix: ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • Technical
    312
    Throughout the last 50 years, the role of process safety in the offshore industry has changed drasti ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Panel
    306
    The Jack-St. Malo development is the largest deepwater development that Chevron has ever installed i ...
    Moderator
    Sponsoring Society :
    • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
    • The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
    • Technical
    600
    This session will focus on the innovating nanotechnology design aspects for deepwater drilling and m ...
    Sponsoring Society :
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

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