Looking for ways to spend your free time during the OTC? Here are guides to some of Houston’s best restaurants, bars, clubs and sites, plus trails for running, which you’ll need to do to work off all those margaritas. More »
A staggering 89,400 people attended the Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Stadium, illustrating the rapid growth in domestic oil and gas production and enthusiasm for future development and products. More »
While the North Sea’s oil fields are more mature than newer areas of offshore discovery, the waters still can provide decades of opportunity — especially with high oil prices as an incentive — according to industry experts and Britain-boosters at the Offshore Technology Conference. More »
There is a sizable group of energy companies from Aberdeen, Scotland at the Offshore Technology Conference this year, and many of the companies are using the event as a chance to start recruiting employees for Houston-based offices. More »
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon is banking his turnaround of the industry’s biggest debtor on a rebound in natural-gas prices that no Wall Street analysts tracked by Bloomberg expect will happen. More »
After a blowout preventer failed to successfully shear drill pipe and seal off BP’s Macondo well, companies that make the emergency devices have been looking for new ways to boost their performance. At OTC this week, GE Oil & Gas unveiled new blind shear rams the company says can slash through thick tool joints and seal off the well hole. More »
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