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 125,000 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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Jason Grant

Managing Director

Jason joined Aberdeen Drilling School in March 2014 to support the company’s global ambitions to take a local Aberdeen business with world-class products and turn it into a fully international…

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New Global Training Locations

Aberdeen Drilling School, part of the RelyOn Nutec group, expands with four new global training centres in Houston, Bergen and Stavanger in Norway, and Cuidad del Carmen in Mexico. The move has been…

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Well Intervention Training - The Latest News

Doug Hector, Senior Instructor at Aberdeen Drilling School, explains how the revised IWCF well intervention training is designed to ensure candidates can fully demonstrate the technical knowledge…

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Aberdeen Drilling School acquires Oiltec Solutions

Aberdeen Drilling School Ltd, part of the RelyOn Nutec group and globally recognised for its advanced drilling, well engineering and well control training, has completed the strategic acquisition of…