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27-29 September 2021

Europe's leading offshore pipeline technology conference

200+ offshore pipeline professionals | 30+ acknowledged speakers | 30 % E&P companies in attendance

Explore innovative design and drive efficiencies through sustainable infrastructure. Reduce costs and improve operations in new and existing pipeline projects.


Meet and network with 200+ offshore pipeline professionals
E&P companies make up more than 30% of the conference audience
Expert speakers. Hear and learn from the sector's leading technical authorities

Open to Young Engineers

OPT is delighted to announce the poster competition which is open to all young engineers. 

This programme has been developed to provide young engineers with the opportunity to showcase their research, ideas and projects to their peers and contemporaries. 

We are accepting entries on these areas: Project Development, Numeric Simulation and Visualisation.

The European meeting place for the offshore pipeline community

Meet pipeline leaders
Meet pipeline leaders

200+ key offshore pipeline professionals exchanged ideas, innovation and technology development to help reduce costs, improve efficiency and safety.

Hear from leading operators Shell, Aker BP, and Saudi Aramco who discuss specific case studies and insightful projects on pipeline threats and subsea pipeline based field experiences.

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New Project highlights at OPT this year
New Project highlights at OPT this year

Case Study: Troll Phase 3 – Optimized Field Development Solutions In collaboration between Equinor and IKM Ocean Designs. Presented by Ronny Haldorsen, this case study will showcase the successful installation performed in the summer of 2020 by pipelay vessel Solitaire with very efficient installation of the ILT’s.

A conceptual study on green hydrogen transportation by Subrata Bhowmik from McDermott will showcase the link between digitalisation and energy transition in the offshore pipeline space

Lillebælt Crossing Project – 36” 4 km Marine Crossing will showcase innovative design elements presented by Ramboll and Energinet.

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Technical Sessions
Technical Sessions

In keeping with previous programmes, the 2021 event will feature the sectors leading technical experts who will share the latest advances in design concepts, enabling technologies and cost reduction strategies.  Just some of the expert authors you will hear from:

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, Subsea 7, Saipem Spa, McDermott, Ramboll, Fugro, Cladtek, University of Strathclyde.

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Annual OPT Dinner
Annual OPT Dinner

Enjoy excellent wine, a three-course meal and after-conference-hours  networking in an intimate atmosphere with fellow pipeline industry professionals on the evening of 22 September 2021. 

This year, you can also bring your significant other – see registration page for details.

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Digitalisation Seminar

This year the seminar agenda will take a deep look into some key industry topics on using digital tool and platforms to gain project efficiencies with sustainable infrastructure and examine smart engineering solutions. Join the OPT experts and dive into decarbonisation opportunities and challenges, assess the re-use of existing pipelines for hydrogen and CO2, and find out what additional measures would be required.

OPT 2021 Technical Advisory Committee

Meet leading industry experts who helped us in the development of our technical programme for the 44th annual OPT.

CPD Points

Offshore Pipeline Technology is a CPD certified event. Attendees will gain 24 CPD points from attending the conference and one of the workshops. 

Sponsors & Exhibitors 2021

Supporting Associations