Welcome

Be part of the OTC tradition of technical excellence at OTC Brasil!

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.

THANK YOU TO OUR MEDIA SPONSORS!

Conference

About OTC Brasil

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.

 

Technical Highlights

 

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.

 

About OTC Brasil

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.

Download 2017 Fact Sheet.

 

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Check out the best moments of OTC Brasil 2015.

 

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

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.

The Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)

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.

 

Mark Your Calendar

OTC Brasil allows the opportunity for businesses to tap into an emerging region that is vital to offshore development. Make plans to participate!

REGISTRATION

Be a part of OTC Brasil conference, the event where energy professionals meet to share ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. To learn more on fees and special conditions, click here.

*Prices in Brazilian Reais.

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Exhibition

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

 

Why Exhibit?

    • Gain valuable face time with E&P leaders from Brazil, the United States, China, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, Germany, Norway, and the Netherlands among others
    • Gain competitive intelligence and experience ground-breaking technologies from Baker Hughes, Chevron, Baker Hughes a GE company, Total, Shell, and many other
    • Boost your brand recognition, gain new business leads, and increase your business development effectiveness
    • Position your company at the forefront of the offshore sector

Plus, your support benefits the E&P industry. Income from this event will be invested back into the organizations to support other educational programs.

 

Prime exhibit space is selling out! View the floor plan and contact Dione Oliveira to design the package that increases your booth efficiency and exceeds your business goals.

 

New This Year!
As one of the 13 OTC sponsoring organizations, the Society of Petroleum Engineers offers access to the SPE Exhibitor Success and ROI Center, an on-demand knowledge resource to improve your company’s ROI and exhibiting performance.  Learn more.

 

Your Support Benefits the Industry
Income from this event will be invested back into the organizations to support other educational programs. When you exhibit, sponsor or advertise, you help provide even more opportunities for industry professionals to enhance their technical competence.

 

 

Awards

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS LUNCHEON

 

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.

 

2017 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS

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

Paulo Couto, TechnipFMC, will be recognized with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals for his significant contributions to the technical development and management of subsea systems in Brazil and worldwide.

 

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.

 

Media

Online press registration opens in September 2017.

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Travel and Accommodations

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.

Conference Venue

Riocentro Exhibition and Convention Center

Built in 1977, Riocentro is the largest exhibition center in Latin America.

ADDRESS

Av. Salvador Allende, 6555 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22783-127, Brazil
Phone: +55 21 2441-9100

Where to stay

Save time and benefit from additional services when you book through OTC Brasil’s housing provider, Follow Up Tours.

For reservations, visit the website or contact Cristiane Cherulli at operacional@followuptour.com.br or by phone at +55 (21) 3005-2310 Extension: 642/643.

VISA INFORMATION

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.

 

Airport Information

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.

 

Ground Transportation

Car Rentals
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.
Subway System
Rio de Janeiro’s subway is safe, efficient and easy to use. Tickets are for one, two or ten rides.
Learn more.
Taxi Cabs
Taxi drivers do not expect to be tipped, although the common practice is to tell the driver to ‘keep the change.’

 

Shopping:

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.

 

Telecommunications

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.

 

Medical Services

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.

 

Restaurant Tipping

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.

 

General Hours of Business

Office hours are usually from 9am to 6pm.

 

Safety

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.

 

Emergency Phone Numbers

 

Vaccinations

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.