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Ocean Power Technologies to attend the SPE Offshore Europe 2017 Conference & Exhibition

PENNINGTON, N.J., Aug. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) today announced it will be attending the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Offshore Europe 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Aberdeen, Scotland, which is being held from September 5th to 8th.  SPE Offshore Europe is recognized by offshore oil and gas industry professionals as Europe’s leading exploration & production (E&P) event.  There will be over 50,000 attendees and more than 1,000 suppliers on the exhibition floor representing international E&P market leaders and innovative technology companies at the conference. 

George H. Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer of OPT, stated, "We’re excited to be attending the SPE Offshore Europe 2017.  It presents a great opportunity for OPT to discuss its PB3 PowerBuoy when engaging with international industry leaders in the oil & gas market.  As this market continues to transform, harness and adopt new solutions and disruptive technologies, we believe the OPT PowerBuoy will provide the needed critical power and communications for many subsea and above sea applications.”

About Ocean Power Technologies

Headquartered in New Jersey, Ocean Power Technologies aspires to transform the world through durable, innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions.  Our PB3 PowerBuoy uses ocean waves to provide clean, reliable and persistent electric power and real-time communications for remote offshore applications in markets such as oil and gas, defense, security, ocean observing, and communications.

To learn more, visit www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.

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Company Contact:
Matthew T. Shafer
Chief Financial Officer of OPT
Phone: 609-730-0400

Investor Relations Contact:
Andrew Barwicki
Barwicki Investor Relations Inc.
Phone: 516-662-9461

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