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Loren Steffy

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OTC: Noble Energy’s finds may drive economic change in Middle East

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Houston’s Noble Energy continues to drive economic change in one of the most politically unstable regions on Earth.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC, Social

OTC: Noble Energy’s finds may drive economic change in Middle East

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Exports from Israel and perhaps Cyprus could improve relationships among countries in the eastern Mediterranean.

OTC’s size speaks to the world’s enduring demand for oil

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The people, the exhibits and the sales that make up this impromptu boom town all represent the billions of dollars that private companies and governments continue to pump into the business of finding oil.
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OTC: Company focuses on getting crews to offshore fields

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The Offshore Technology Conference is all about the hardware, and it’s assumed that if companies deploy the technology, workers will be there to use it.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC

OTC: Once you buy the hardware, how do get the crews to it?

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The Offshore Technology Conference is all about the hardware, and it’s assumed that if companies deploy the technology, workers will be there to use it. Wings Travel Management doesn’t have a booth at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference, but its representatives are working the halls and display areas, touching base with existing customers and looking [...]
Categories: OTC

OTC: Texas Congressman serves political tripe for breakfast

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A Texas congressman serves up straight political fare at OTC breakfast
Categories: Environment, OTC

OTC: Energy economics captured L&M Radiator’s attention

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OTC is a reminder of the economic diversity of the energy industry, and the opportunity that’s created from specialization in a complex industry.
Categories: OTC
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OTC: Energy economics captured L&M Radiator’s attention

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Alex Chisholm remembers the first time his company got a booth at the Offshore Technology conference. It was the mid-1980s, and L&M Radiator was still primarily supplying cooling systems for mining trucks.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC, Social

Welcome to OTC City

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It’s a bit of a cliche to say that the Offshore Technology Conference is like a small city. But with an estimated 641,000 square feet of exhibit space stretching from Reliant Center to Reliant Arena, it probably covers more land area than many towns. OK, maybe not, but it feels like it if you start [...]
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OTC: A new way to test blowout preventers

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Today, I’m trying to spend less time listening to talks and more time wandering the floor of the Offshore Technology Conference. My first stop was to see a demo of IPT Global’s SureTec program for testing blowout preventers.
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