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In this fast-paced world, we constantly witness evolving work demands and skills requirements. A survey done by BCG revealed that 61% of people believe that global megatrends greatly affect their jobs and will continue to do so. As a result, many have started upskilling themselves and are willing to learn new skills to remain relevant in the workforce. This is also true for professionals in the Oil & Gas industry, as industry regulations and standards are constantly evolving to meet future demands. In order to keep up with the challenges, professionals need to widen their skill sets and be in the loop with the latest industry trends and technology.
Now that we understand the importance of training in oil and gas industry, let’s have a look at the top 10 training providers worldwide, in no particular order:
- Opus Kinetic
- Aztech Training
- Energy Institute Training
- Hawk International
Founded in 2001, PetroSkills has been focused on providing competency-based training for the oil and gas industry which includes Reservoir Engineering, Risks Management and Petroleum Business. They are one of the top training providers in the world and provides services in over 30 different locations across the world such as Asia, Canada and Europe.
Petrosync specializes in petroleum conferences and oil and gas training for various disciplines from exploration and production, surface facilities and other related modules. Their events are attended by delegates from over 24 countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Austria, Qatar and more.
Opus Kinetic Pte Ltd is one of the exclusive groups of training providers who have been awarded the ISO 29990:2010 accreditation. Headquartered in Singapore, Opus Kinetic offers courses regionally in Asia such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand while offering quality assured training, across disciplines from Downstream to Geology and Maritime. The training covers a wide variety of topics in the fields of Geology, Well Engineering and Drilling, Marine and Offshore, Process Safety, HSE – including important safety topics like Safety case regime and ALARP.
Petroknowledge is based in Abu Dhabi, the industry hub of oil and gas, and has established a global presence with services available is over 15 countries. It is accredited by international certifying body, the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP). They provide courses related to Business training, contracts management and technical training.
Glomacs provides a wide range of courses from leadership, management and business, into more specialist and technical areas of oil and gas industry. They operate at 19 different locations throughout the world.
Aztech training has one of the strongest global presence with venues spread across the globe in over 20 countries. They specialise in technical and management related training courses.
SGS has been operating in Singapore since 1971, serving all sectors of the country’s industry. They specialise in inspection, verification, testing and certification of the various sectors and has over 2,600 offices and laboratories in the world. They provide courses in Agriculture & Food, Chemical, Construction, Energy, Logistics, Mining and more.
NExT provides technical training and professional development services for the Exploration & Production industry. With over 600 practical courses, training programs, and competency services, their curriculum includes training in key disciplines including Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Drilling, Reservoir, Production, Facilities, Management, and Economics. They also offer software and workflow training courses and programs using Schlumberger software tools including Petrel, Techlog, Petro Mod, ECLIPSE, and OFM.
Energy Institute Training is the training body of the Energy Institute (EI), a chartered professional membership body for global energy. They offer courses in introductory courses in LNG, economics of the oil and gas industry, portfolio management of oil and gas assets and more.
Hawk International focuses its training for IADC well control training and assessment, aimed to equip drilling personnel to handle well control situations with competency. They provide accredited courses in Well Control for Drilling (Combined Surface & Subsea Stack) and Well Intervention (Workover & Completion/Coiled Tubing/Snubbing/Wireline Surface Stack).
Why is safety a crucial part in Oil and Gas Industry?
Safety plays an important role in the Oil and Gas Industry. Identifying and controlling hazards is crucial in order to prevent any injuries and deaths. The video explains the general guidelines, personal protective equipment and warnings signs that an individual should look out for in order to maintain a safe work environment.
Opus Kinetic believes that people are why organisations are successful, and giving people the knowledge to perform well at their job is integral for success. We pride ourselves as the premier provider of knowledge, offering acclaimed in-house trainings, and many others professional training courses spanning from various industries. Our training courses are well researched and updated with the latest industry trends. For more information on our professional training programs, check out our latest event calendar.