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Why choose Drilling Systems?

Put simply, simulation is the most effective way to learn. Drilling Systems’ advanced simulators provide realistic and immersive learning environments that emulate drilling, well control, well intervention and crane operations in real-time. Personnel are given the opportunity to rehearse challenging or infrequent operations in a safe environment which ultimately enables operational excellence in the field.


Serving the needs of the global oil and gas industry for more than 30 years.


The world’s number one with unrivalled knowledge and expertise that is utilised by a network of industry-leading clients and partners.


Over 1,100 Drilling Systems’ simulators across more than 60 countries are helping raise drilling standards across the world.


Investing in personnel development helps reduce human error, boost safety and improve operational performance.


Making mistakes in the virtual world ensures they don't happen in the real one.


Practice makes perfect. Train for infrequent, challenging operations as well as everyday tasks.

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Ultimately improving oil production levels.

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Driving reductions in non-productive time and improvements in asset up-time.


Enhancing employee productivity with continuous learning to reduce operational costs.


We’re at the forefront of technology developments for the oil and gas industry with new innovations such as virtual reality, digital twins, software for training and competency management, v-Learning and e-Learning.


Whether you’re a small operation or a large global business, we offer a wide range of scalable, flexible simulator training solutions.

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Real-world scenarios create an immersive learning experience to develop and test competence.

Connected Software

Our simulators connect seamlessly to powerful Learning and Competence Management Software which allows you to track and monitor your workforce's performance via real-time dashboards.

Tailored Consultancy Services

Drilling Systems can ensure the solutions we provide are focused and specific to your organisation’s challenges in partnership with Integrated Advisory Services (IAS).

IAS is a team of composed industry professionals with extensive operational field experience, sector specific knowledge, expertise in training, development and competence utilising simulation technology.

IAS will perform an in-depth analysis of your organisation and develop robust and well-structured implementation plans to improve your operational performance.

Visit the IAS website to find out more.

"The performance of the simulators for volumetric well control, stripping operations, deepwater, well control and problem presentation is superior. The scope of simulation from both systems has met the needs of our drilling operations and the technical support and service from the Drilling Systems team has been superior."

William J Zukiwski, Technical Advisor, EnCana Corporation