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Celebrating 50 years

6 -9 MAY 2019    ///    NRG PARK    ///    HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA

Press Guidelines for Photography and Audio/Video Recording

Press Guidelines for Photography and Audio/Video Recording

No audio recording, video recording, or photography is allowed without OTC's permission. All journalists seeking to do any of these things must register as press and check in at the OTC press room.

They will be asked to sign a form agreeing to the following:

  • Journalist represents a qualified news organization that has regularly scheduled programs.
  • No webcasting or streaming is permitted.
  • OTC may limit at its sole discretion the locations, times, and subjects for video and audio recordings and photographs.
  • All requests to interview the OTC chairman or any member of the OTC Board of Directors must be made to the OTC media contact listed below.

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Still photographers may cover the exhibition floor without an OTC press representative.
  • Photographers must ask permission of exhibitors before shooting in any exhibition.
  • OTC’s show photographer can provide professional quality, high resolution photos of the NRG Center exhibition area from the catwalk. No other photographers are allowed on the catwalk. An OTC press representative in the press room can help fulfill photo requests.

AUDIO RECORDING

  • Taped information will be used for brief news reports that will not be broadcast more than 30 days following the close of OTC.
  • Audio recordings of technical sessions is not permitted; still photographers must get permission of the session chairperson.
  • Radio reporters may cover the exhibition floor without an OTC press representative.
  • Radio reporters must get permission from the exhibiting company before conducting any interviews in an exhibitor’s area.

VIDEO RECORDING

  • Taped information will be used for brief news reports that will not be broadcast more than 30 days following the close of OTC.
  • No final product will incorporate from than five minutes of video from the exhibition floor, without special written permission of OTC.
  • Video recordings of technical sessions is not permitted; still photographers must get permission of the session chairperson.
  • Video crews must be accompanied by an OTC press representative, and must check in at the press room each day. Scheduling in advance with the OTC media contact will ensure you get the access you need.

EXHIBITOR-APPOINTED PHOTOGRAPHERS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS

Exhibitor-appointment photographers and videographers will have special badges to indicate that they are allowed to take photography in the exhibiting company’s booth. Exhibitor staff must escort the photographer/videographer on and off the exhibit floor. They are not allowed to take photography or video outside of the booth. OTC’s official photographer can provide overall images from the event. Visit  www.otcimages.com for official images from OTC.

  • "For 50 years, OTC has encouraged scientists and engineers to develop innovative technologies that have unleashed the potential of offshore energy sources needed for global growth and progress."
    —Patrick Pouyanné
    Chairman and CEO, Total
  • "We can never forget that its companies like the 2018 Spotlight Award winners that are driving the technological advancements necessary to propel our industry for the next 50 years."
    —Paul Jones
    Spotlight Award Committee Chair




 

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