OTC: focus on deepwater costs, lands access, environment and safety norms

Contributing to this article were OGJ Senior Writer Sam Fletcher, Senior Staff Writer Steven Poruban, and Staff Writer Paula Dittrick.This is the first of two articles rounding up coverage of the Offshore Technology Conference. This week: A look at the key themes at OTC. Next week: a roundup of OTC technology highlights. This year's Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, as of May 2, was attended by 45,825 delegates and exhibitors, an increase from last year's final attendance of 43,785.Click here to enlarge imageDeepwater cost containment, US lands access, global environmental concerns, and the standardization of safety and environmental practices were the dominant themes th...

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