OTC-Offshore Technology Conference and Exhibition

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.

Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston. OTC has expanded technically and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, and OTC Asia.

OTC ranks among the largest 200 trade shows held annually in the United States and is among the 10 largest meetings in terms of attendance.

OTC is sponsored by 13 industry organizations and societies, who work cooperatively to develop the program each year. OTC also has two endorsing organizations and ten supporting organizations.


International Trade: Opportunities for countries to connect and meet with international buyers.

Quality: Technical program selected by knowledgeable and experienced professionals.

Value: Ground-breaking innovations and the leading providers of products and services in one place, at one time.

Convenience: From Houston to Rio de Janeiro to Kuala Lumpur, OTC events are in energy hubs with world-class hotels, international airports, and many entertainment options.

Networking: Meet people from around the world who have ideas to share and technical knowledge to exchange.

Investment Back in the Industry: OTC’s sponsoring organizations use revenue generated from the events to provide many other important programs for its members, such as training and technical journals.

Always Something New: Encounter different languages being spoken, never-seen-before technologies, and top executives that you might not hear speak anywhere else.

INDUSTRY SECTOR: Shipbuilding, Port Machinery, Offshore Engineering (industry 71)

MAIN PRODUCT GROUP:Offshore Technology, Ocean Engineering, Exploration Technology, Environment Protection

ACCESS: Trade visitors,private visitors are allowed on special days/times


May 2023

Interval: annually


Society of Petroleum Engineers