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Choose to register in advance online.

To ensure the safety of OTC attendees and staff, you are strongly encouraged to register for OTC before the conference. Onsite registration will be cashless.


Attendee Registration


If you are participating in the technical program you will receive a link to register from the OTC Program Manager, which must be used in order to receive the complimentary registration rate.

Cost to Attend

Registration to OTC includes full access to in-person and virtual components. You do not have to decide if you plan to attend in person or online when you register. Proceedings are available for an additional fee during the registration process. 

  Member* Nonmember
4-Day Registration USD 180 USD 280
4-Day Student (with valid university ID) USD 100 USD 100
OTC + NAPE Combo Pass (Watch the Video) USD 440     USD 440
OTC 2021 Proceedings (mobile app or OnePetro)** USD 110 USD 175

* Membership in any of the OTC sponsoring, endorsing, supporting or invited organizations.

** Proceedings must be purchased separately. Proceedings are now available digitally through OnePetro®.  Access codes will be emailed to those who register prior to 2 August 2021. If you registered after 2 August, your proceeding access code will be emailed to you after the event. 

Special Event Tickets

Distinguished Achievement Awards Event Sunday USD 25


Ask a Registration Question

Contact Maritz at +1.864.342.6315 (US and Canada only), from 0900–1700 hours EST Monday–Friday.

Become a Member to Save Money

OTC is brought to you by membership organizations that cover all aspects of the energy industry. 

As a member of one or more societies, you will gain technical knowledge and build relationships that will benefit you throughout your career. Members also receive discounted registration to OTC. 

Find the organization that’s right for you.

Badge Pickup

Badges will not be mailed in advance to registrants. Attendees can pick up their badge on-site using the QR code they receive in their emailed confirmation and at one of the following, convenient remote locations:

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
(downstairs in the International Baggage Claim area)
Saturday, 14 August–Monday, 16 August (0900–1500 hours)

NRG Center
(registration counters)

Conference registrants will be allowed two free badge reprints. A fee of USD 50 will be charged for additional badge reprints.

Photo Identification 

A government-issued photo identification (passport or driver's license) is required.

Travel and Hotels

Please ensure sufficient travel time to NRG Park to account for traffic and weather. No refunds will be given for late arrivals for any ticketed event. Learn more about how to reserve accommodations at an official OTC hotel, generate a Visa letter, or navigate Houston. 

Security Measures

All bags, including purses and laptop cases, will be subject to search before you enter any OTC areas. For safety reasons, luggage is not allowed inside the halls or technical sessions at OTC. A luggage check will be available to attendees. No one under the age of 15 will be admitted onto the exhibit floor. 

Cancellation Policy

To receive a refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than 15 July 2021. Cancellations made after 15 July 2021 will not be refunded.

Send cancellation requests by email, by fax to +1.330.425.4983, or by mail to:

5202 President's Court, Ste 310
Frederick, MD 21703 USA

Please note that if you have already registered for OTC 2021, refunds will not be given if you receive a complimentary guest pass. No exceptions. 

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