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Closing reception new to OTC

Posted on 02 May 2008

IADC will also distribute at booth 3801 the brand-new 2008 IADC Membership Directory. Quantities will be limited, to come quickly to pick up your copy of the definitive guide to the drilling and completion industry.

Other OTC attractions include:

Awards Luncheon
At the Awards Luncheon, OTC recognizes outstanding achievements in the offshore industry by honoring an individual and a company with an OTC Distinguished Achievement Award. The keynote address will be given by Jesús F. Reyes-Heroles, director general, Petróleos Mexicanos ( PEMEX). Tickets for this limited seating luncheon are USD 40.

Industry Breakfasts
Industry breakfasts are organized by OTC and the US Department of Commerce, and offer expert views on doing business in developing regions. In 2008, the industry breakfasts will focus on China, Indonesia, and Qatar. Industry breakfast tickets are USD 30 each. Because seating is limited, participants are encouraged to purchase tickets with advance registration.

Morning Reports
Morning reports present updates on offshore projects currently underway. Tickets are USD 30 each. Because seating is limited, participants are encouraged to purchase tickets with advance registration.

Ethics Breakfast
The ethics breakfast is hosted jointly by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.

Topical Luncheons
Topical luncheons present leading experts who discuss a broad range of compelling topics. OTC attendees hear presentations on management, implementation, research and technology-related fields in the offshore industry. Topical luncheons are USD 40 each. Because seating is limited, participants are encouraged to purchase tickets with advance registration.

General Sessions
General Sessions bring industry leaders together to discuss hot topics.

Energy Roundtable
The OTC Energy Roundtable is an exclusive event inviting leading energy industry executives to engage in a spirited discussion on a challenging topic, "The Shifting Industry Landscape: New Business Models, Participants, and Increasingly Complex Factors Come into Play." The Energy Roundtable will be held on Wednesday, 7 May. Attendance is by invitation only. For more information, contact ert@otcnet.org.

The Next Wave, a program for young professionals
To accommodate the expanding audience, The Next Wave will be held on Wednesday, 7 May. Designed to provide career insights for young professionals looking to expand and grow their role within the offshore E&P industry, the theme of the 2008 program is Preparing for My Future in an Evolving Industry.

OTC Night at the Ballpark
Join more than 2,000 OTC attendees on Tuesday, 6 May for a night of Major League Baseball, when the Houston Astros play the Washington Nationals. OTC Chairman Don Vardeman will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Discounted tickets are available online for OTC attendees. A limited number of tickets will also be available for purchase on-site at OTC.

20th Annual ASME / University of Houston Crawfish Boil
The ASME International Petroleum Technology Institute and the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering host their 20th Annual Crawfish Boil on Sunday, 4 May from 1300 to 1700 at Lynn Eusan Park. All OTC attendees are welcome to come and enjoy crawfish, barbecue, music, and prize drawings. Advance tickets are USD 30 each. Tickets for university students with valid ID are USD 15. There is no charge for children under the age of six. Proceeds benefit engineering scholarships at the Cullen College of Engineering. For more information, call Diane Ashen at +1.713.271.1983 or email dashen@pdq.net.

For more on OTC, go to www.otcnet.org.

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