A specialist Well Control & Well Engineering training provider offering internationally certified Drilling & Well Intervention courses worldwide.


A name you can trust. We have trained over 100,000 people since 1982.


Training & consultancy delivered in over 50 countries with 4 permanent bases.


Dedicated to improving training & certification standards.

Meet the Team


Doug Hector

Well Intervention Instructor

Doug is a Completions & Well Services professional with over 25 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry. A well-respected and passionate individual with extensive knowledge of product…

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Callum Kennedy

Well Control Instructor

Callum is an industry professional with a strong managerial and operational background and over 30 years of oil & gas experience including senior offshore roles. He uses his experience and…

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Blue Rapley

Drilling Simulator Instructor & Assessor

Terrence (“Blue”) Rapley is a drilling professional with over 35 years’ field experience in drilling and 10 years in drilling training. His extensive operational track record as a driller and senior…

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Neil Morrison

SPSP Training Manager

With more than 20 years’ operational drilling experience followed by 6 years’ work in mainstream educational management, Neil joined Aberdeen Drilling School in 2009 and currently works as Training…

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APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE AT 23:59 Wednesday 27 March, 2019.  Aberdeen Drilling School is seeking to recruit a Rig-Site Coach (Short-Term Contract).  Reports To: Group Technical Manager…

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We were delighted to be invited by Eni UK Limited to deliver a series of technical seminars for their forthcoming UKCS well, Rowallan 22/19c-G. The seminars focussed on HPHT operational training and…

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