The organisers of Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) said that it has moved the 2021 edition of the largest oil and gas sector trade show in the world to 16-19 August, 2021.

The OTC Board of Directors said that it chose to postpone the 2021 event to 16–19 August due to the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. It noted also that its decision was out of the greatest care for the health and safety of our partners, attendees, exhibitors, staff, and community.

In a press release made available to Orient Energy Review, the organisers said, “in the coming weeks, OTC will be communicating with authors, speakers, exhibitors, and partners to develop new in-person and virtual plans and ensure the conference continues to provide a platform for energy professionals to meet and exchange ideas.

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it said, “By postponing OTC to the second half of 2021, we aim to preserve the significant work of the program committee and authors, as well as minimize the economic impact this decision has on businesses in Houston and throughout the industry.

“We look forward to welcoming you to Houston in August 2021”, organisers said.

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

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OTC conference is held annually in Houston. It has expanded technically and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, and OTC Asia.

The 2021 Offshore Technology Conference will be postponed from its traditional early May start to the third week of August, as the coronavirus continues to present challenges for large, in-person events.

By Peace Obi

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