Offshore Technology Conference • 1-4 May 2017 • NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USA

Rice Alliance Startup Roundup

Rice Alliance

The Rice Alliance Startup Roundup at OTC is a live event at OTC on Monday, 1 May 2017. It is in partnership between OTC and Rice Alliance. The event will showcase up to 50 emerging energy companies available for investment. It offers a great opportunity for attendees to learn more about these emerging businesses and enable potential partnerships and investments.

The Rice Alliance has successfully conducted more than 50 such events through the last 15 years, with presenting companies going on to raise over USD 2.8 billion in startup and follow-on funding.

Information for Attendees

Admittance to Rice Alliance Startup Roundup is included with your OTC registration. 

Date: Monday, 1 May 2017

Location: NRG Arena, Stockman’s Club (Level 2)
NRG Park (located on the south side of the Astrodome)

Time: 1400 to 1630: Emerging Energy Technology Company Presentations, followed by an informal reception.

Host: The event is hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, based at Rice University.

The Rice Alliance Startup Roundup at the OTC is a fast-paced event that will showcase 48 emerging and growing energy technology companies. Each company will have 2-3 minutes to provide a “quick pitch” about their company, followed by an informal reception.

The technologies include the latest innovations related to
  • Artificial lift optimization
  • Flare gas energy recovery
  • High performance corrosion coatings
  • Big data analytics tools
  • Hydraulic fracturing optimization
  • Biological remediation
  • Efficient, distributed power generation
  • Enhanced rate of penetration tools
  • Robotic marine vehicles
  • Downhole submersible pump enhancements
  • Industrial IoT (Intternet of Things) applications
  • Smaller, lighter, higher temperature heat exchangers
  • Multiphase, high ratio gas compression technology
  • Sensors for reservoir monitoring
  • And others

Participating Companies

In addition to the emerging energy companies, the following firms have committed to participate in this session.

  • BP Ventures
  • Chevron Technology Ventures
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • ExxonMobil
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
  • Shell
  • Statoil Technology Invest
  • Total
  • Baker Hughes
  • Bechtel
  • Evonik
  • GE Ventures
  • Halliburton
  • NOV
  • Oceaneering
  • Schlumberger
  • TechnipFMC
  • Altira
  • Black Bay Capital
  • Blue Bear Capital
  • Climate Impact Capital
  • Cottonwood Venture Partners
  • ‎CSL Capital Management, LLC
  • Energy Innovation Capital
  • Energy Ventures US
  • Houston Angel Network
  • Houston Ventures
  • Intervale Capital
  • Lime Rock Partners
  • May River Ventures
  • Mercury Fund
  • OFS Energy Fund
  • Pelican Energy Partners
  • Sallyport Oilfield Technologies
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Waste Management

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