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Applications Open For OOGEEP First Responders Training
Thursday, October 13, 2022The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program has opened the registration for its GOSAFER training for first responders.

Maersk Setting Up Offshore Wind Training Centre In Nagasaki
Friday, September 30, 2022Maersk Training will be providing support to NaMICPA in establishing a Global Wind Organization training center in Nagasaki, Japan.

Penspen Supports Development Of Next-Gen Engineers
Tuesday, September 27, 2022Penspen is demonstrating its continuing commitment to the UAE with a tailored scheme to develop the next generation of engineers.

TotalEnergies Forms Center For Excellence In Denmark
Friday, September 16, 2022TotalEnergies' CEO signed an agreement with the President of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) to create an Excellence Center of Clean Energy.

Maersk Training To Educate Offshore Wind Operators And Seafarers
Wednesday, September 14, 2022ClassNK has signed an MOU with Maersk Training for training offshore wind farm operators and education for alternative fuel ship crews.

Surprise Oil Spill Response Test for Exxon In California
Thursday, September 01, 2022The one-day exercise required ExxonMobil to respond to a simulated oil spill from a subsea pipeline connected to the company's Platform Harmony located about six miles offshore.

Drilling Systems Delivers Well-Control Training Lab To WTC
Friday, August 26, 2022Drilling Systems has delivered a bespoke well-control training lab to Western Texas College (WTC).

OPITO Approved Training Comes To Guyana O&G Industry
Wednesday, August 17, 2022ODITC has become the first organization in the country to be approved to deliver OPITO accredited training to oil and gas workers.

AIS Survivex Transitioning Military Personnel Into New Energy Careers
Friday, June 17, 2022AIS Survivex has sealed a deal with the British Forces Resettlement Service to support those looking to work in the global energy sector after leaving military life.

New Floating Offshore Wind Research Partnership Formed
Monday, May 30, 2022The National Decommissioning Centre has teamed up with the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in a research partnership aimed at developing new offshore wind technologies.

Maersk Training in UK Recruitment Drive
Thursday, April 21, 2022Maersk Training is set to increase headcount across its UK sites.

Schlumberger Expands Its Innovation Factori Network
Friday, March 11, 2022Schlumberger has opened its new Innovation Factori office in Houston, Texas, expanding its AI and digital solutions capacity.

QatarEnergy, NAMCOR Pen Co-Op Deal For Oil And Gas Development
Friday, March 04, 2022QatarEnergy has signed a cooperation agreement with NAMCOR following two significant oil discoveries in blocks where the duo holds interests.

Xodus Launches Transition Skills Initiative
Tuesday, November 02, 2021X-Academy will provide training opportunities for hundreds of people to work directly on initiatives to reduce emissions and accelerate efforts towards net zero.

IPAA Relaunches High School Virtual Energy Program
Sunday, October 10, 2021The IPAA Energy Workforce Education Center's Virtual Exploring Energy Program has relaunched into high schools across the United States.

AIS Survivex Bags Significant Deal with Major Operator
Friday, August 27, 2021Energy training services company AIS Survivex has announced that it has secured a 'significant' three-year contract extension with a 'major' North Sea operator.

Is Petroleum Engineering Training Keeping Up with the Times?
Wednesday, July 28, 2021While the oil and gas industry is in the midst of an energy transition, so too are various related university disciplines.

Diamond Offshore Strikes Training Deal with Maersk
Wednesday, July 07, 2021Maersk Training will provide support to Diamond's global team, including the Ocean BlackHornet drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Training

Halliburton Awards 3 $Multimillion Uni Grants
Tuesday, May 18, 2021Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has awarded three multimillion dollar educational software grants to Algerian public universities.

Free Geomechanics Training Course up for Grabs
Monday, May 17, 2021The UK Oil and Gas Authority is offering around 30 places on a geomechanics training course for free.

Shell Makes Deepwater Discovery and More
Saturday, May 15, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

Applications Open for North Sea Greenhand Program
Friday, May 07, 2021Recruitment company Atlas Professionals is now accepting applications for its Greenhand Program.

Maersk, Shell Partner for GOM Workforce Training
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Maersk Training has revealed that it has established a new partnership with the Shell Robert Training and Conference Center in Louisiana.

Houston Energy Event Organizers Make History
Thursday, April 29, 2021The hybrid in-person/virtual events will take place in Houston August 16.

Aberdeen Uni, TOT Offer Energy Transition Scholarship
Tuesday, April 27, 2021The University of Aberdeen has revealed that it is offering scholarships in Masters programs related to the energy transition worth a combined $64,432.

CEO Pay Drop and More
Saturday, April 10, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

Eni Signs Renewable Workforce Transition MOU
Sunday, March 28, 2021Eni (NYSE: E), Eni Corporate University, and the University of Strathclyde sign an MOU to develop and deliver a program to help oil workers in Scotland transfer their skills to renewables.

North Sea Deal Provides Pathway for Other Nations
Thursday, March 25, 2021The North Sea Transition Deal provides a documented pathway for other oil and gas producing nations, according to EY.

HAL Awards $Multimillion Grant to UTP
Monday, March 22, 2021Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) has awarded a multimillion dollar software grant to Universiti Teknologi Petronas.

3t EnerMech Bags Significant Government Award
Wednesday, March 17, 20213t EnerMech has announced its first award - a 'significant' contract with the UK government that will 'help to shape future training requirements for Mozambique's growing oil and gas workforce'.

New Institutions Join API MSI Initiative
Sunday, February 28, 2021The American Petroleum Institute and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association have announced that two new educational institutions have joined API's Minority Serving Institution initiative.

Petrofac Sells UK In-Person Training Business
Monday, February 22, 2021Petrofac has revealed that it has divested its in-person training business in Scotland to 3t Energy Group.

BP Awards FPSO Training Contract
Thursday, January 14, 2021Survivex will train BP personnel in safety-critical operating procedures and processes for its GTA FPSO and hub facilities. PHOTO SOURCE: Survivex

Texas A&M Makes Digital Oil and Gas Deal for Students
Wednesday, December 09, 2020Software firm Tachyus has formed a partnership with the Texas A&M University Department of Petroleum Engineering.

2021 OTC Rescheduled for Later in Year
Tuesday, November 17, 2020The event will take place at NRG Park in Houston.

Maersk Training Invests in Aberdeen
Thursday, November 05, 2020Maersk Training has announced an investment of $1 million into its UK business, which is headquartered in Aberdeen.

Rock Legends Support Energy Workforce Training
Thursday, October 01, 2020Metallica, through the band's AWMH Foundation, has helped to fund scholarships for Lone Star College students. PHOTO SOURCE: AWMH Hero

OPITO Makes First Renewables Move
Monday, September 28, 2020Global energy industry skills body OPITO announced Monday that it has made its first move into the renewable energy industry.

Petrofac-SOCAR JV Gets $100MM BP Deal
Tuesday, August 11, 2020A Petrofac-SOCAR joint venture has secured a services contract with BP Azerbaijan.

Industry Bodies Partner on Inclusive Campaign
Thursday, May 21, 2020UK industry bodies AXIS Network and Step Change in Safety are partnering to develop guidance for operators and the supply chain on inclusive offshore working practises.

3T Energy Reopens UK Training Centers
Thursday, May 14, 20203T Energy Group has reopened its AIS Training and Survivex training centers in the UK following forced closures due to the pandemic.

Survivex Delivers Remote Safety Training in Lockdown
Monday, April 20, 2020Survivex is delivering safety training to oil workers in Asia from its base in Aberdeen during the coronavirus lockdown.

OGUK Hosts First Ever Young Pros Webinar
Monday, April 13, 2020Industry body Oil & Gas UK is hosting its first ever Industry Insights webinar for young professionals on April 22.

OGUK Hosts Webinars to Help Firms Through Pandemic
Friday, April 10, 2020OGUK is hosting a series of webinars for its member companies to learn more about the support available to them in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Aberdeen Oil Conference Postponed
Wednesday, March 25, 2020Aberdeen's Future Oil & Gas conference and exhibition has been postponed until December.

Baker Hughes and TWC Fund Field Tech Career Program
Friday, February 21, 2020From left, Baker Hughes' Muzzamil Khider, LSC's Stephen C. Head, TWC's Robert D. Andrade and TWC's Michael Gutierrez. PHOTO SOURCE: LSC

Texas College Steps Up Petchems Training
Tuesday, November 19, 2019San Jac College's new LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy and Technology, located east of Houston. PHOTO SOURCE: Eaton

Schlumberger Wants to Increase Emirati Workforce
Wednesday, November 13, 2019Schlumberger plans to recruit, and invest in the training of, UAE nationals through participation in ADNOC's In-Country Value Program.

Oil and Gas Sees Widescale VR Deployment
Friday, November 01, 2019The oil and gas industry is witnessing wide-scale deployment of virtual reality technology across its value chain, according to GlobalData.

UK Oil Course Enrollment Stops its Decline
Tuesday, October 15, 2019Despite the need for data scientists and data analysts, this has not reduced the industry's interest in petroleum engineers.