IWCF Virtual Training – Available Now

IWCF Virtual Training Announcement

Samson Tiara is delighted to announce that our training partners, Aberdeen Drilling International, are now offering IWCF accredited Drilling Well Control and Well Intervention Pressure Control courses with the use of their distance-learning, virtual classrooms.

Their digital platform facilitates Instructor-led teaching with live presentations, interactive breakout sessions on virtual whiteboards, virtual team activities, and online assessments and quizzes, all from the safety & comfort of your own home or work-space.

With classes conducted weekly, all delegates will be fully supported by the team at Aberdeen Drilling International for any questions or queries throughout the training.

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Stuck Pipe Prevention Training in Focus

Are we preventing incidents or reacting to them? In the ongoing battle for reducing stuck pipe events, a shift in focus is needed.

The Issue

With over thirty years of experience in supplying specialist training to the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen Drilling School has become accustomed to the changing needs of its clients. Training objectives move with the times, as should the training, but the requests for “stuck pipe prevention training including fishing techniques” remain a constant.

Statistics backed by conversations with our clients indicate that stuck pipe is by far the greatest cause of lost time during drilling operations.  Feedback from Operators suggests that the right type of training, focusing on the causes of stuck pipe and the importance communication can significantly reduce the incidence.  Industry professionals will agree that addressing the root cause of a problem is an effective long-term strategy for success. If we know this to be true, why then is the incidence of stuck pipe on the rise? Continue reading “Stuck Pipe Prevention Training in Focus”


Aberdeen Drilling School and Samson Tiara Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Key IADC and IWCF Training in Indonesia

Aberdeen, UK and Jakarta, Indonesia – September 4, 2018

Aberdeen Drilling School, a global leader in technical skills training for the oil & gas industry and Samson Tiara, Indonesia’s leading oil & gas safety training provider, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a range of Aberdeen Drilling School’s specialist courses to Indonesia’s ever expanding oil & gas industry.

The training solutions provided by Aberdeen Drilling School and its global branches, trading as Aberdeen Drilling International, are recognised worldwide for their exceptional quality. Specialist courses include Stuck Pipe Prevention, High Pressure High Temperature Drilling Operations, Well Engineering for Onshore, Offshore and Deepwater Operations, as well as certified IADC and IWCF Well Control training. These courses will further support Samson Tiara in their commitment to improving the safety of the oil & gas industry in Asia’s third largest oil producing nation.

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