OTC Asia to be held in Malaysia this month

The biennial Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 will be at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 22 to 25.

The extensive conference programme will feature two plenaries providing insights into overcoming technology gaps and maintaining growth through cost leadership, and demonstrating successful leadership in other industries.

Ten panels will be discussing current trends such as cost reduction through innovation, oil price volatility and implications to the industry, next generation workforce and FLNG. There will also be 18 cutting-edge special sessions and country briefings with presentations into on-going major regional projects, market outlooks and investment climates; and more than 300 multi-disciplinary technical sessions and presentations on various offshore aspects of geoscience, deepwater, subsurface and surface engineering, facilities and construction, and more.

Rao Abdullah, Malaysia Task Force Vice Chairman and Vice President – Asia Pacific Region of Halliburton said, “The conference will address challenges the industry is facing especially improving efficiencies and increasing collaboration in a big way. As Albert Einstein said – We cannot solve a problem with the same thinking we used when we created them, we have to think differently.”

More than 15,000 participants, sponsors and exhibitors – representing more than 2,500 organisations from over 60 countries – are expected to take part in OTC Asia 2016. The state-of-the-art exhibition features over 250 exhibitors showcasing their latest technologies and services.

The event will also feature three exciting new components focusing on education and technology recognition –The Next Wave for young energy professionals, the High School STEM programme for high school students and teachers, and Spotlight on New Technology Awards for exhibitors showcasing the latest, most advanced technologies.