INVITED PRESENTATION AT OTC 2009 HOUSTON
On May 7, 2009, OIA was an invited participant at a panel on OTEC at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, TX. Founded in 1969, OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC 2009 was attended by 67,721 energy professionals from more than 120 countries. A paper on why OTEC commercialization is possible now was presented by Thomas J. Plocek, OIA's Founder. Information on the presentations is shown below:
Dr. Robert Cohen, former head of the OTEC program at the National Science Foundation, introduces the panel of speakers.
OIA's paper documents the reason why OTEC is ready for commercial implementation now. Click on this link to read the paper.