ASCE OTC Hall of Fame Awards

  • The ASCE OTC Hall of Fame Gala takes place annually during the  Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX, at the  Petroleum Club.  

    Please join us May 3, 2016, as we recognize extraordinary papers submitted to previous OTCs. These papers form the core of current practice throughout the world, and have had a lasting impact on the profession.

    2016 AWARDEES

    The ASCE OTC Program Committee and the Hall of Fame Panel of Judges are pleased to announce the 2016 Awardees:

    • Paper 6541 (1991) G.Z. Forristall, R.D. Larabee, and R.S. Mercier. Combined Metocean Criteria for Deepwater Structures in the Gulf of Mexico
    • Paper 7157 (1993) J.H. Pelletier, J.D. Murff, and A.G. Young. Historical Development and Assessment of the Current API Methods for Axially Loaded Pipes
    • Paper 7237 (1993) E. Huse. Interaction in Deep-Sea Riser Arrays.
    • Paper 7482 (1994) W.F. Krieger, H. Bannon, J.R. Lloyd, R.S. De, K.A. Digre, D. Nair, J.T. Irick, and S.J. Guynes. Process for Assessment of Existing Platforms to Determine their Fitness for Purpose.
    • Paper 7484 (1994) C. Petrauskas, T.D. Finnigan, J.C. Heideman, M. Vogel, M. Santala, and G.P. Berek. Metocean Criteria/Loads for Use in Assessment of Existing Offshore Platforms.
    • Paper 7988 (1996) H.H. Roberts, E.H. Doyle, J.R. Booth, B.J. Clark, M.J. Kaluza, and A. Harsook. 3D-Seismic Amplitude Analysis of the Sea Floor: An Important Interpretive Method for Improved Geohazards Evaluations.


    Sponsorship of the Hall of Fame is essential to its continued success, and ASCE and COPRI appreciate your generous support. With your donation, the Hall of Fame Awards Committee is able to host a wonderful evening for the honorees, and celebrate their lasting impact on the offshore industry.

    We hope your company will consider sponsoring the Gala in 2016. For additional information about our Sponsorship Packages, please contact: Sean Scully by email or at 703-295-6154.


    The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 7:30 p,m. Following dinner there is an ACOPNE ceremony for new Diplomates followed by the Hall of Fame awards presentation. If you are a Diplomate attending the induction ceremony, you will need to reserve tickets or contact Angie Lander by email or at 703-295-6370.

    The Petroleum Club is located at 1201 Louisiana St, 35th Floor Houston, TX 77002. Valet parkingis available at the venue and validations will be available following the event.

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