On October 7-8, 2014, experts in offshore energy-related technologies and activities will gather at Texas A&M University, in College Station, TX to discuss and develop a “Research Roadmap for Ocean Energy Safety.” Research related to offshore oil and gas exploration, development, and production technology, including technology specific to deepwater and arctic exploration and development, that is being performed by industry, academia, and governments throughout the world will be discussed in order to identify key technological and regulatory gaps in that research.