The eighth International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 10–12 December 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, returning to Malaysia for the first time since 2008. The conference had a record-breaking attendance of 10,318 industry professionals from 68 countries. The event drew speakers from the highest echelons of government, operators, service providers, advisory and research firms, and academia. The technical program included more than 420 oral presentations and ePosters. For the first time in IPTC history, the Geoscience + Integrated Reservoir component of the program exceeded 50% of the sessions, and presentations were given by many leading SEG members. SEG-sponsored sessions covered a wide range of subjects, including seismic acquisition, processing, reservoir characterization, and case histories. Many of these topics were presented as integrated geology/geophysics/engineering studies.