Offshore Technology Research Center


Research Sponsors

Our research program is carried out by staff engineers and faculty of Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin. We draw on principal investigators from both nationally recognized engineering colleges. Our sponsors include federal and state agencies, national trade associations, non-profit regulatory corporations, and oilfield companies.

Our current research sponsors include:

ABS Consulting

American Petroleum Institute

Delmar Systems, Inc.

Minerals Management Service

Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.

State of Texas

Over the years OTRC has conducted research ranging from system design and modeling to risk assessment and analysis. We have successfully organized symposia, workshops and conferences addressing emerging technology challenges facing the offshore industry. OTRC conducts or supports Joint Industry Projects to advance first-time or novel technology applications. In addition OTRC has provided numerous opportunities for continuing education. OTRC facilities and staff are available for all your research needs. For more information on how we can be of service please contact us.


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