Join Pedro Parente, Petrobras CEO; Solange da Silva Guedes, Petrobras; and Christino Áureo, Brazil’s Secretary of State for Civil and Economic Developments, to learn about the major changes in Brazil’s regulatory framework and the E&P investment opportunities in the country.
“OTC Brasil is a symbol of the turning point about to occur in the State with the adhesion to the Tax Recovery Regime.” − Christino Áureo.
The conference also presents lucrative offshore opportunities in the region. Learn more.
“This year OTC Brasil will be marked by the optimism of companies who can benefit from the positive changes in Brazil’s regulatory environment.”− João Carlos de Luca, General Chairman. Watch welcome video.
The conference features the participation of OTC chairman, Wafik Beydoun, Total Kuwait; General Chairman, João Carlos de Luca, Barra Energia-IBP; and other executives from Petrobras, BP, Chevron, Shell, SBM Offshore, OneSubsea, Schlumberger, Total, Stress Engineering, and more. Download conference preview.
Watch program committee members, Felipe Matoso, Petrobras, and Carlos Mastrangelo, SBM Offshore, to discover why OTC Brasil is the platform to stay at the forefront of innovation in Brazil.
With the theme, “Transforming Today to Power the Solutions of Tomorrow,” OTC Brasil includes 180+ high-quality papers, 26 technical sessions, 14 panels sessions, and three topical luncheons covering all aspects of offshore exploration and development.
Delegates can hear from worldwide E&P experts on a range of topics on exploration and reservoirs, flow assurance and operations, material performance, topside and subsea facilities, and more.
In addition to the excellent technical program, the conference offers timely discussions on Brazil’s major changes in its regulatory framework and the E&P investment opportunities in the country, including the upcoming licensing presalt rounds. Presented papers will be published to OnePetro®.
OTC Brasil offers the opportunity for collaboration and knowledge transfer which are essential to meet the expectations of providing affordable energy for generations to come. View complete technical program.
OTC Brasil is organized by the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP) and supported by the credibility of 15 engineering and scientific organizations, who work cooperatively to develop the technical program.
The event gathers E&P stakeholders to discover innovative solutions to the most pressing operational deepwater challenges and to accelerate your expertise in offshore exploration.
For the first time, OTC Brasil will be held alongside Rio Pipeline featuring a shared exhibition floor with ground-breaking tools and technologies all in one place.
Check out the best moments of OTC Brasil 2015.
OTC is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston. OTC has expanded technically and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, and OTC Asia.
Founded in 1957, IBP is a private, non-profit organization focused on promoting the development of the brazilian oil, gas and biofuels industry in a competitive, sustainable, ethical and socially responsible environment. Today, IBP congregates more than 240 associated companies and professionals and its recognized as an important industry representative for its technical knowledge and fostering the debate of big industry issues. Organizer of the main oil & gas shows in Brazil, such as Rio Oil & Gas and OTC Brasil, IBP also develops technical courses and it´s also responsible for standardization, certification of inspection services and technical publications.
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OTC Brasil brings together industry leaders and buyers to explore how technology, best practices, emerging trends, and proven methods are making waves in the evolving landscape of the industry.
“Exhibiting at OTC Brasil is very important for our business and positioning. I am positive about this year’s edition.” − Idarilho Nascimento, Tenaris
Plus, your support benefits the E&P industry. Income from this event will be invested back into the organizations to support other educational programs.
With a variety of promotional opportunities available before and during OTC Brasil, we can help you design the perfect program to enhance your company’s OTC Brasil experience. Sponsorship and advertising options will expose attendees to your company and promote your presence in the offshore community.
During three dynamic days at OTC Brasil, your company can showcase its products and services to leading experts and decision-makers in the offshore energy industry.
Communicate with attendees pre-show and on-site to drive traffic to your booth and to generate leads. Print and digital advertising opportunities are also available to suit all budgets and marketing strategies.
CELEBRATE INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS!
Save the date: 25 October 2017, 1200–1400 | Riocenter Convention and Exhibition Center
OTC Brasil recognizes individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements to the offshore E&P industry. The Awards Luncheon recognizes the OTC Brasil Distinguished Achievement Award recipients and provides an excellent opportunity for industry leaders to network with colleagues from around the world.
Awards are presented by Pedro Parente, Petrobras CEO.
OTC Brasil will recognize Paulo Couto,TechnipFMC, for individual achievement and Shell BC-10 Life of Field Seismic Monitoring System for corporate achievement. Read more about their achievements. Read complete press release.
Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals
Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions
The Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions recognizes Shell BC-10 Life of Field Seismic Monitoring System for their success in developing the deepest full field installation of a LoFS system in the world. The project was successfully deployed under a fast-track schedule and continues to deliver relevant reservoir behavior data after four years of operation.
One of the major economic and cultural hubs of South America, Rio de Janeiro is a cosmopolitan metropolis, known worldwide for its scenic beauty and its natural resources. The city receives more than 2 million international tourists each year. The official and most widely spoken language is Portuguese.
With its ample infrastructure of tourism services, Rio de Janeiro ranks among the top destinations in the world for cultural, commercial, technical, and scientific events. Its exuberant natural resources include 90km of beaches, the Tijuca National Park including the largest urban forest in the world, three state parks, and many beautiful lakes and lagoons.
Riocentro Exhibition and Convention Center
Built in 1977, Riocentro is the largest exhibition center in Latin America.
Av. Salvador Allende, 6555 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22783-127, Brazil
Phone: +55 21 2441-9100
Attendees areadvised to ensure they fulfill all legal requirements to enter Brazil. In addition to a valid passport, an entry visa and invitation letter may also be required. We strongly suggest that our international attendees and exhibitors obtain a business visa to make your entry into Brazil easier.
US attendees can visit www.brazilhouston.org (Houston office) or www.brasilemb.org (DC office) or for complete entry requirements. Other international attendees can contact their local Brazilian Consulate.
Visa Invitation Letter
Designed to help participants to meet requirements in certain countries, official letters of invitation for entry visa may be supplied upon request. Please allow sufficient time for this procedure. Email us to request a letter.
Note that such letters do not commit the organizing committee to any kind of financial support, hosting arrangement, nor does it guarantee an entry visa issue. Please, be advised that the invitation letters will be issued by the Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP) after the participant registration. Therefore, you should fill out the registration form as early as possible in order to get your visa in time for the event.
Galeao International Airport (GIG) is the main airport in Rio de Janeiro. It is the largest entrance point for tourists visiting Brazil. There are two terminals, which can handle up to 15 million passengers a year. The airport is located 13 miles north of Rio de Janeiro.
Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is the city’s second major airport behind the Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport. Located adjacent to the city’s downtown, the airport handles part of Rio de Janeiro’s short- to medium-haul domestic traffic.
Reservations should be made at the point of origin. Should the visitor require a rented car for a day or two during his stay, the Concierge of the hotel will be able to make the necessary arrangements.
Rio de Janeiro’s subway is safe, efficient and easy to use. Tickets are for one, two or ten rides.
Taxi drivers do not expect to be tipped, although the common practice is to tell the driver to ‘keep the change.’
American Express, VISA, Diner’s Club and Master Card are accepted at the majority of shops, although is always a good idea to confirm this before buying. Occasionally a small discount is offered on cash sales. Personal Check drawn on overseas banks are not accepted.
Set the time when you arrive — Rio de Janeiro is 3 hours behind in Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT).
Brazil is connected to all appropriate international telephone and satellite communications system, providing trouble-free connections to virtually anywhere in the world.
Most hotels have immediate access to on-call 24-hour medical assistance. There are also many government and private hospitals with 24-hour emergency and out-patient departments.
When dining out, most establishments include a 10% service charge on the bill. However, it is customary to leave a little extra for good service.
Office hours are usually from 9am to 6pm.
One of the key components to the success of OTC Brasil is the safety of our delegates, exhibitors, and presenters. When traveling, as in any major city, take certain precautions. Always keep your valuables such as jewelry, airline tickets, money, and any important documents, out of sight and safely stored in a hotel safety deposit box.
In the event of an emergency at Riocentro, OTC Brasil staff and/or the convention center staff will provide conference delegates with any necessary information and instructions. An emergency procedures video is presented before each session with details for escape routes.
An International Certificate of Vaccination for yellow fever is required by the Brazilian Government for travelers who have been in these countries within the last three months, or have come directly from these countries:
Angola, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Ecuador, French Guyana, Sierra Leone, Bolivia, Gabon, Liberia, Sudan, Burkina, Faso, Gambia, Nigeria, Venezuela, Cameroon, Ghana, Peru.
The certificate can be acquired at an official yellow fever vaccination center as designated by the state health departments in your city. The vaccine must be manufactured under approval of the World Health Organization.
The vaccination must be taken at least (10) ten days before travelling. Note this information may change. Please check before traveling.