The OTC Asia 2018 Programme Committee invites you to submit a paper proposal highlighting excellence and innovation in your technical and technology advancements, and new efficient processes and solutions in offshore energy resources that will help the industry stay competitive and achieve long-term sustainability.

Submission Deadline: 9 June 2017

Our call for papers has ended. Thank you to authors who submitted paper proposals, you will be notified of paper selection results in end-August 2017.

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Find out how you can submit a paper and participate in the region's premier offshore event!

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Areas of Interest 
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Step-by-step Submission Guide



Areas of Interest

Take a look at the paper proposal categories and decide which is the most suited for your paper.

Paper proposal categories are used to direct the paper proposals to the appropriate subject-matter experts for evaluation.

  • Alternative/Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Artifical Lift
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Autonomous Vehicles for Offshore Exploration
  • Basement Plays
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Decommissioning and Abandonment
  • Deep Seabed Mining
  • Deepwater Design and Development
  • Deepwater Dry Tree System
  • Deepwater Energy Efficient Offshore Support Vessels
  • Deepwater Production and Reservoir Management
  • Digital Operations
  • Drilling Technology
  • Emergency Response and Recovery
  • Facilities Engineering
  • Flexible Pipes
  • FLNG and Floating Systems
  • Flow Assurance
  • Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs
  • Full Life Cycle Planning
  • Geohazards
  • Geotechnical, Geoscience and Geophysics
  • Governance and Regulations
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility
  • High CO2 and Contaminated Fields
  • High Pressure High Temperature
  • Installation/Construction/Pipelay and Operations
  • Integrated Operaations
  • International Standards - Adapting to Local Requirements
  • IOR, EOR and EGR
  • Marginal Deepwater Production
  • Marginal Fields
  • Materials, Corrosion, Insulation and Inspection
  • Metocean/Hydrodynamics
  • Minimising Enviromental Discharge
  • Ocean Engineering Resources
  • Oil and Gas Facilities Security
  • Pipelines/Umbilicals
  • Production Maintenance and Chemistry
  • Project and Risk Management and Economics
  • Reservoir and Characterisation
  • Reservoir Surveillance Technology
  • Riser Systems
  • Sand Management
  • Sensors and Measurements for Environmental Hazards
  • Staion keeping in deepwater: Mooring vs Dynamic Positioning
  • Subsea Production and Processing System
  • Technical Integrity and Process Safety
  • Unconventional Resources
  • Wells Construction and Completion Technology

In addition to a variety of general topics that are typically presented, the 2018 Programme Committee is encouraging submissions on the following specialised topics:

  • Hydrates
  • Marine Mining
  • Moving from Prospect-based Exploration to Play-based Exploration
  • Quantitative Seismic Reservoir Characterisation Methods
  • Regional Review of Basin and Plays
  • Rigless Intervention for Production Enhancement
  • Underwater Communication Technologies and Application in Offshore Industry

Step-by-Step Submission Guide

Here is a step-by-step guide to help you submit a paper proposal for OTC Asia 2018.

  1. Take a look at the paper proposal categories (listed above)
  2. Download the paper proposal submission guidelines
  3. Download a sample paper proposal for reference
  4. Submit your paper proposal online

Remember to submit your paper proposal by 9 June 2017!

For more information/assistance, please contact: klprog@otcnet.org