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27-29 September 2021
Timezone: BST

27-29 September 2021
Timezone: BST

The leading offshore pipeline conference

Technical insights from the leaders of the offshore industry

Only OPT Virtual participants will get the latest on pipeline innovations, digitization, the effects of energy transition and uptake of hydrogen on existing pipeline networks - and an exclusive discount to the 2022 event in Amsterdam.

Limited offer

Join OPT Virtual this autumn and receive a 20% discount to the 2022 event which will return to Amsterdam 28 February - March. Claim your 20% discount by 31 October!

The only offshore pipeline event this year

1 ticket

Access the conference and seminar

3 days

of content


Technical papers

Join offshore pipeline professionals this autumn

Join OPT Virtual and connect with the offshore pipeline industry

Use your smart phone, laptop or other device as your remote control for the conference. 

Easily accessible, you can attend OPT and watch live presentations on the go, view who else is in the room and network with them instantly, and watch presentations on demand for a month at no extra cost.

The European meeting place for the offshore pipeline community

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, Neptune, Aker BP, and Saudi Aramco who discuss specific case studies and insightful projects on pipeline threats and subsea pipeline based field experiences.

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

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, NDT, Fugro, Cladtek, Xodus, Wood and more

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.



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