With the oil and gas industry looking to save costs, improve safety and increase efficiency of operations, Maersk Training and eDrilling are partnering. The collaboration aims to assist E&P companies, drilling contractors and services companies worldwide in making informed drilling decisions and enhancing drilling efficiency.

“If you do what you have always done, you get what you have always got,” says Tor Olav Schibevaag, CEO of eDrilling.  “The current times calls for real change, and innovative solutions and services will help us get to a state of faster, safer and more efficient drilling operations. Maersk Training is a proven and innovative leader in their industry, and is a perfect fit for us. And thus for our customers.”

Together Maersk Training and eDrilling will provide well-specific drilling consultancy services, also called Real Time Decision Support. Services will range from drilling the well and testing new technology to verifying procedures. Experienced consultants from Maersk Training, combined with eDrilling’s latest and most advanced drilling and engineering software for simulators, will make it possible to test different scenarios on actual wells ahead of time in order to be prepared and more efficient during offshore operation.

“Now we are able to assist our customers ensuring sufficient competencies are present by assessing and training the rig crews on specific wells in advanced full scale simulators around the world, as well as practice procedural discipline in close to real life environment,” says Claus Bihl, CEO of Maersk Training. 

Maersk Training focuses on providing the right competencies to be prepared for both nature and technology. Training is designed to meet the embedded challenges and risks in the oil and gas industry. The company trains people worldwide, and travels to train people wherever they are. Maersk Training has 10 worldwide centers and 200-plus instructors. The centers are located in the major hubs for the offshore maritime and offshore energy E&P industries. For more information, go to www.maersktraining.com.

eDrilling is a provider of drilling and well performance solutions that helps E&P companies, operators, and service companies save cost, improve safety, and increase efficiency of drilling operations. To learn more, visit www.edrilling.no.