FMC Technologies Receives The Inaugural Spotlight On New Technology SM Award At OTC Brasil

Richardson Texas, USA (20 August 2015) – The 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Brasil, taking place 27–29 October in Rio de Janeiro, announces the inaugural Spotlight on New Technology SM Award to be presented to FMC Technologies 28 October at Pavillion 3 in Riocentro at 1600 hours.

FMC Technologies receives the award for producing its Shape Memory Alloy Fittings for Subsea

Equipment. The criteria for the award was:

  • New – less than 2 years old
  • Innovative – original and capable of developing the offshore E&P industry
  • Proven – through full-scale application or successful prototype testing
  • Broad Interest – broad appeal for the industry
  • Significant Impact – provides significant benefits beyond existing technologies

“The Spotlight on New Technology SM Award recognizes the extraordinary inventiveness occurring in the E&P industry which furthers development of offshore resources in safer and more efficient ways,” said OTC Brasil Spotlight Committee Chair Steve Balint. “We are pleased to introduce this award at OTC Brasil 2015 to highlight some of the game changing technologies on display at this conference.”

“I congratulate the award recipient FMC Technologies,” says OTC Brasil 2015 Chairman João Carlos de Luca. “Breakthrough technologies applied in deep waters of Campos Basin shifted now to even deeper and challenging environments of Santos Basin to develop pre-salt giant fields. Innovative technologies has there a fertile and open ground place to be deployed in coming years.”

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About the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

Founded in 1969, OTC brings together industry leaders and professionals from more than 130 countries. Its large international participation provides excellent opportunities for global sharing of technology, expertise, products, and best practices. OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston and has expanded technically and globally with the Artic Technology Conference (ATC), OTC Brasil, and OTC Asia. Learn more at

About the Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)

Founded in 1957, IBP is a private, non-profit organization focused on promoting the development of the Brazilian oil, gas and biofuels industry in a competitive, sustainable, ethical and socially responsible environment. Today, IBP congregates more than 220 associated companies and professionals, and it’s recognized as an important industry representative for its technical knowledge and fostering the debate of big industry issues. Organizer of the main oil & gas shows in Brazil, such as Rio Oil & Gas and OTC Brasil, IBP also develops technical courses and it is also responsible for standardization, certification of inspection services and technical publications. Learn more at

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