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ASCE OTC Hall of Fame Awards

  • The Hall of Fame Gala recognizes 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.

    2019 OTC Hall of Fame Gala

    The 2019 ASCE OTC Hall of Fame Gala will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, during the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas.

    Individual tickets for the Hall of Fame Gala may be purchased for $150 and tables (8 seats) for $1,200. Registration and payment must be made in advance as all seating is assigned.  We apologize but no tickets will be sold at the door. Please contact Zoe Tobin for additional information.

    2018 Awardees

    The following authors and papers were recognized at the 2018 ASCE OTC Hall of Fame:

    • Paper 5757 (1988): K.J. Campbell, G.W. Quiros, and A.G. Young - The Importance of Integrated Studies to Deepwater Site Investigation
    • Paper 8354 (1997): R.S. Mercier, W.E. Schott III, C.T. Howell, E.B. Denison, R. Gopalkrishnan, and A.G.C. Ekvall - Mars Tension Leg Platform – Use of Scale Model Testing in Global Design
    • Paper 8590 (1998): E.H. Doyle - The Integration of Deepwater Geohazard Evolution and Geotechnical Studies
    • Paper 8822 (1998): D.J. Wisch - Fixed Steel Offshore Structure Design – Past, Present, & Future


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

    If interested, please contact Sean Scully at 703-295-6154 or

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