The annual Offshore Technology Conference was born in 1969. Since then, it has grown from a gathering of 4,200 people to Houston’s largest event of the year, with more than 89,000 attendees. With displays of massive state-of-the-art technology, OTC now attracts, engineers, dignitaries and other oil industry players from more than 125 countries. Here’s a look at how the technology has evolved over the conference’s 44 years:
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