HOUSTON The world s largest oil and gas conference, the Offshore Technology Conference, kicks off Monday at Reliant Park.

Gov. Rick Perry will be in attendance and is expected to meet with Norway s prince and princess and other Gulf Coast governors, who are working to drum up support for offshore drilling.

More than 89,000 people are expected to attend the OTC this year. The vent runs through the May 9, and is expected to bring a boost in revenue to Houston hotels, restaurants and businesses.

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