Training on wellSim hiDRILL, the world’s most advanced drilling and engineering simulator, now available in the US


Houston, US – September 23, 2015 – Maersk Training, a leading training provider in maritime and energy industries, together with Oiltec Solutions, a global market leader in simulation technologies, and eDrilling, a leading provider of drilling and well performance solutions, announced today that training on the world’s most advanced drilling and engineering simulator will be available, in Maersk Training’s new training facility in Houston, TX when the center opens in November 2015.

“Saving cost, improving safety, and increasing efficiency and performance of drilling operations have always been our targets, and these factors are only going to grow in importance. Drilling the well, testing new technology, and verifying procedures, in simulators, are assisting operators do exactly that,” remarks Jacob Petz, Managing Director, Maersk Training in Houston.

“More than 2000 drilling and well professionals have been trained on wellSim hiDRILL by Maersk Training on our drilling simulator in Stavanger, Norway, on more than 100 well specific training scenarios. It will be great for US operators now to have the opportunity to do the same,” remarks Tor Olav Schibevaag, CEO eDrilling.

“Our drilling simulator is combining the latest drilling and well simulation technology enabling our customers to mirror their exact well and have their training executed by well experienced Instructors from one of the frontier Training Centers in the world” underlines Tom Bremer, CEO of Oiltec.

About Maersk Training
Maersk Training focuses on training to be prepared for the great powers of both nature and technology. The training is designed to meet the embedded challenges and risks in the oil & gas industry. The company trains people from all over the world, and travels to train people wherever they are. Maersk Training will through its present 10 worldwide centers and 200+ highly skilled and competent instructors fulfil global training requirements – locally. The centers are located in the major hubs for the maritime and offshore energy production industries. More information on

About Oiltec Solutions
Oiltec Solutions is a market leading global provider of simulation product and services to the oil & gas and crane industries. We enable oil-companies, drilling contractors and service companies to operate more efficient, safer and improve the overall operational culture of our clients. More information on

About eDrilling
eDrilling is a world leading provider of drilling and well performance solutions that helps E&P companies, operators, and service companies to help them save cost, improve safety, and increase efficiency of drilling operations. More information on

For more information, please contact:
Maersk Training:
Jacob Petz, Managing Director in Houston, +1 844 623 7758,
Oiltec Solutions:
Tom Bremer, CEO, +47 415 15 166,
Tor Olav Schibevaag, CEO, +47 915 99 307,


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Oiltec is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Rig specific hiDRILL simulator to one of the leading Global Training Providers. We are very proud to be show this recognition and its shows Oiltec’s standing related to technology leadership and quality in the O&G industry when selected to deliver our hiDRILL Simulator to key players in the industry. We are looking forward to further co-operation with our client and to further explore global simulator and training opportunities together going forward.