Organizers of the Offshore Technology Conference announced in a statement yesterday that the event has been postponed to the third quarter of 2020.
"The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) recognizes the unprecedented global challenge associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our partners, attendees, exhibitors, staff, and community are of the utmost importance, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected."
The statement went on to say that "Considering the rapidly changing guidance from governments and companies, OTC has chosen to postpone the conference from 4–7 May to the third quarter of 2020. "
The organizers claim to confirming dates in either August or September.
OTC has said that they will communicate with authors, speakers, exhibitors, and partners to develop the new plans and ensure the conference continues, and will provide a platform for energy professionals to meet and exchange ideas.
This is just one of several large events that has been cancelled in recent days.
Earlier this week events hosted by Kiewit & a Multi-hiring event Event that included Transmountain in Alberta were postponed, as well as a hiring event in New Mexico.
Meanwhile, an event scheduled for March 25th in North Dakota that includes dozens of Oil & Gas companies is still scheduled at the time of this writing.