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OTC Asia 2016 closes

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The Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 closed on a successful note, with over 20 000 industry executives and technical professionals from 70 countries having enjoyed a variety of high-level sessions, multi-stream technical programme and large exhibition. The event drew speakers from the highest echelons of government, operators, service providers, advisory and research firms and academia.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, OTC Asia Advisory Committee Chairman, and President and Group CEO of PETRONAS extended his appreciation to all the committee members, speakers, delegates, exhibitors, students and volunteers.

He commented: "OTC Asia 2016 has been a brilliant four days, buzzing with meaningful conversations – both from the conference and exhibition arena. Asia's achievements, aspirations and important technological developments with perspectives from within and outside of the oil and gas industry were discussed in depth".

Dato' Wee Yiaw Hin, Executive Vice President and CEO, Upstream, PETRONAS played an important role in bringing OTC to Asia.

OTC Asia 2016 featured two plenaries, ten panels, 18 special sessions and country briefings, a strong multidisciplinary technical programme, an exhibition encompassing 7200 m2, and three exciting new components focusing on education and technology recognition.

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