2018

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

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.

Aberdeen Drilling International has been actively involved in developing specialist training and coaching solutions for the growing Indonesian market since it established a regional hub in Malaysia in 2014. The company now hopes to further support its clients’ operations in Indonesia with a strategic partnership designed to broaden and enhance the range of professional training on offer to them. 

“Aberdeen Drilling International has focussed on bringing the highest standards of technical training to our Asian clients and we feel that our dedication to continual improvement of international standards in drilling and well control training is ideally suited to the fast-growing industry in Indonesia.  

Our approach to high quality, practical training which is focused on improving safety in the drilling and well serves industry and reducing non-productive time, corresponds perfectly with that of safety training specialists, Samson Tiara,” explained Jason Grant, Chief Operating Officer at Aberdeen Drilling School.

With the oil & gas industry beginning to recover from the worst downturn in recent history, training and competency will be of vital importance to maintaining safety within the industry as stacked rigs return and new workers begin entering the sector. Samson Tiara, now entering its twenty-fifth year of delivering world-class safety training in Indonesia, is strategically placed to ensure the successful delivery of these courses to the Indonesian oil & gas workforce. 

“Samson Tiara is very excited about this partnership and the benefits that it will bring to our clients. This important addition of technical courses will greatly complement our extensive list of safety training programs. To be joining with one of the industry leaders to deliver expert training fulfils a long-time goal for us,” said Jim Truesdell, Samson Tiara President Director.


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