The conference was founded in 1969 and it was held every year. Due to the strong support of the American Petroleum Institute and other 12 professional industry organization, Its size and influence has expanded each year. It is the most important exhibition event in the world in oil drilling, development and production, environmental protection and etc. Through 47 years of new technologies and natural gas industry development,political reform, and economic fluctuations, OTC has developed into a stable and important event and has become the world's largest, most influenced exhibition of petroleum, petrochemical and gas. The exhibition brings a number of outstanding international petroleum and petrochemical and gas equipment suppliers together and attracts buyers from all over the world. It is the best opportunity to enter United States, Canadian and European markets.
In 2015, there were more than 3500 companies from more than 40 countries participating OTC which contained two exhibition halls with total exhibition area of 410,000 square feet, it continued to be the world's largest oil industry event. The 2016 U.S. OTC was founded in 1969, sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Engineering and Technology (SPE), received strong support from 12 industry organizations such as the American Petroleum Institute. Through 40 years of development, it has become a largest and most widely influential professional exhibition of oil and gas exploration, exploitation, production and environmental protection.
Houston is the nation's center of energy and petrochemical industries, as well as the nation's largest oil processing, petrochemical and basic chemical industrial center, enjoys the reputation of "Oil Capital of the World" and " Energy Capital of the World”. Currently, the Houston refinery and petrochemical industrial development, oil refining accounts for more than 30% of the nation's production and refining capacity of ethylene, synthetic rubber and other major petrochemical products ranked first in the country. The 30 largest oil companies of United States, 29 will be headquartered in Houston. In addition, there are more than 5,000 companies engaged in energy-related businesses in Houston. Derrick is standing around and tubing crosses Houston. Taking Houston as the center, east to Beaumont, west to Corpus Christi is the nation's largest oil industry zone.
In May 2, 2016, the representatives of our company Doctor Juhui and Xue Ruimei were invited to participate in OTC Houston 2016. In the exhibition, we have communicated with more than 60 companies from several countries. After screening and contacting, we picked out five customers to visit and conduct technical exchanges, these customers were Plasma Technology Automation & Materials, TFE, Hydra Rig, Stress Engineering Services Inc., Caterpillar.