25 Feb, 2013

Refreshing courses 20% each year – to stay 100% relevant.

As the technical training manager for Mobil Oil, I hired world authorities on many subjects to teach our employees. Over the years, as we monitored course evaluations, I learned that it takes more than just a world class reputation to provide a valuable learning experience. Unless you refresh the content of a course regularly, it will go stale very quickly – regardless of who’s teaching it. As technology advances, the course has to keep up to remain relevant.

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15 Feb, 2013

Earning Versus Learning

Drilling and development decisions often involve high levels of uncertainty about various geologic parameters. The industry has become adept at addressing these uncertainties in prioritizing drilling decisions based on expected monetary values (the “Earning” part). Early wells are typically those with high expected monetary values, ideally some combination of lower cost, higher success value, and higher chance of success. What is often overlooked, however, is the value of the information learned for properly sequencing the wells (the “Learning” part).

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25 Jan, 2013

NEWS: Newest operators welcomed to Alliance – BHP Billiton and Oman Oil Company

As the PetroSkills Alliance continues to expand geographically, we are proud to welcome the two newest operating companies, BHP Billiton and Oman Oil Co.

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1 Jan, 2013

Come see us at these conventions in 2013.

PetroSkills will be attending the following conferences in 2013. As always, these events give us a wonderful opportunity way to speak with industry professionals, hear feedback, discuss solutions, network, and identify the best ways to work together to improve competency for you and your organization.

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3 Dec, 2012

PetroSkills Acquires John M. Campbell & Company

PetroSkills announced today that it has acquired the training and consulting businesses of John M. Campbell & Company (JMC) of Norman, Oklahoma. PetroSkills and JMC are both members of the PetroSkills Alliance, the leading training alliance for the international petroleum industry with 25 industry members.

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