Competence Assurance Accreditation Program Providers

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Full Accreditation may be granted to any program that, in the exclusive judgment of the Panel, meets the Criteria in a satisfactory manner as evidenced by information available about the program as confirmed by an initial site visit, or other documented evidence requested by the Panel.

NOTE:  For information on specific courses, schedules, and fees, please contact the training providers directly at the numbers listed below.

Abraj Energy Services SAOC

Al-Assalah Building 3rd Floor
Building no. 223, Way No. 3701
Al Ghubrah, Muscat Oman
Phone: +245 09978
Contact: Mahmound Khalifa Al Mamari

Abraj Energy Services has achieved full accreditation for its fifteen (15) positions.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Mechanic
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Floorman
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Jr. Electrician
  • Jr. Mechanic
  • Mud Tester
  • Night Tool Pusher
  • Roustabout
  • Sr. Electrician
  • Sr. Mechanic
  • Tool Pusher

Atlantica Management (USA) Inc.

515 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 430
Houston, Texas 77056 USA
Phone: +832 494 2188
Contact: Lance O’Steen

Atlantica Management (USA) Inc. has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program to include six (6) positions.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Crane Operator
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Floorman
  • Roustabout

Baker Hughes Incorporated

2001 Rankin Road
Houston, Texas 77073 USA
Phone: +713 625 4200
Contact: Roger Harb

Baker Hughes Incorporated Competency Management Program has achieved full accreditation in the following regions: Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific, U.S. Region and Gulf of Mexico.

  • Applications Engineers
  • Field Personnel
  • Fluid Labs Employees
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • R&M Personnel
  • Well Planner

Cansco International Corporation

Industrial Area 3, Jebel Ali
PO Box 37063
Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 48801 858
Contact: Gary Castell

CANSCO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION has achieved full accreditation for 4 (four) positions in the following regions: Cansco Office & Yard, Dubai, UAE. The accreditation applies to the following:

  • Adaptors Trainee
  • Flanges Trainee
  • Ram Block Trainee
  • Spool Trainee

Deep Well Services

719 West New Castle St
Zelienople, Pennsylvania 16063 USA
Phone: +281 749 2106
Contact: Kevin Goold

Deep Well Services has achieved full accreditation for its thirteen (13) positions.

  • Derrickhand
  • Driller 1
  • Driller 2
  • Floorhand
  • Leadhand 1
  • Leadhand 2
  • Operator 1
  • Operator 2
  • Operator 3
  • Rig Supervisor
  • Roughneck 1
  • Roughneck 2
  • Snubbing Supervisor

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

15415 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094 USA
Phone: +281 492 5300
Contact: Michael Earl Williams

Diamond Offshore’s Global Competency Assurance Program has achieved full accreditation for thirty-six (35) positions worldwide.

The accreditation applies to the following positions:

  • Assistant Driller
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Assistant/Junior DPO
  • Ballast Control Operator
  • Barge Supervisor/Chief Mate
  • Boatswain/MCB/Chief IR
  • Chief Engineers/Maintenance Supervisor
  • Deck Coordinator
  • Deck Supervisor
  • Derrickhand
  • Driller
  • Electrician/Senior Electrician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Floorhand
  • Hydraulic Mechanic
  • Marine Roustabout/AB/IR
  • Mechanic/ECRO
  • Medic/Nurse
  • Motorhand
  • Mudhand
  • OIM/Master (Captain)
  • Paint Supervisor
  • Radio Operator/Dispatcher
  • Rig Superintendent/Designated OIM
  • Roustabout
  • Safe Operations Coordinator
  • Safety Coord./GEMS Compliance Coach
  • Safety Department Representative
  • Safety Technician (Brazil)
  • Senior Dynamic Positioning Officer
  • Shakerhand
  • Storekeeper
  • Subsea Specialist
  • Toolpusher
  • Welder

Diversified Well Logging LLC
711 West 10th Street
Reserve, LA 70084 USA
Phone: (985) 536-4143
Contact: Rob Loos

Diversified Well Logging LLC, has obtained full accreditation for all Mudlogging facilities in 5 positions.

  • Field Supervisors
  • Mudlogger I
  • Mudlogger II
  • Mudlogger III
  • Mudlogger Trainees
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Dolphin Drilling
Howe Moss Drive, Dyce
Aberdeen, Scotland UK
Phone: (01) 224- 411-411
Contact: Michelle Hunter

Dolphin Drilling, has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program. The accreditation applies to all (34) thirty-four of the following positions.

  • 1st Engineer
  • 2nd Engineer
  • Able Seaman
  • Assistant Driller
  • Assistant Rig Manager
  • Assistant Rig Mechanic
  • Assistant Subsea Engineer
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Engineer
  • Control Room Operator
  • Crane Operator
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Electrician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Lead Roustabout
  • Mechanic
  • Motorman
  • Offshore Installation Manager
  • Radio Operator
  • Rig Manager
  • Roughneck
  • Roustabout
  • Safety and Training Co-ordinator
  • Senior Electrician
  • Senior Electronic Technician
  • Senior Subsea Engineer
  • Stability Section Leader
  • Storeman
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Toolpusher
  • Tourpusher
  • Welder

Ensco Competency Assurance Program

5847 San Felipe St, Ste 3300
Houston, Texas 77057-3195 USA
Phone: +1 713 430 4346
Contact: Sean Sullivan

Ensco’s Competency Assurance Program has achieved full accreditation for forty-seven (47) positions worldwide.  The accreditation applies to the following positions:

  • 2nd Engineer
  • 2nd Mate/DPO
  • 3rd Engineer
  • 3rd Mate/DPO
  • 4th Engineer
  • Able Seaman
  • Assistant Barge Supervisor
  • Assistant Crane Operator
  • Assistant Driller
  • Assistant Electrician
  • Assistant Electronic Technician
  • Assistant Mechanic
  • Ballast Control Operator
  • Barge Supervisor
  • Bosun
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Electronic Technician
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Mate
  • Chief Mechanic
  • Chief Steward
  • Control Room Operator (CRO)
  • Crane Operator
  • Deck Foreman
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Electrician
  • Electronic Technician (ET)
  • Floorhand
  • Galleyhand
  • Hydraulic Technician
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Master
  • Mechanic
  • Medic
  • Motorman
  • Night Cook
  • Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)
  • Ordinary Seaman
  • Radio Operator
  • Roustabout
  • Safety/Training Coordinator
  • Sr. Subsea Engineer
  • Storekeeper
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Toolpusher
  • Welder

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

3000 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston, Texas 77032 USA
Phone: +1 713 839 2393
Contact: Jeorge Leuro

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program. The accreditation applies to all positions.

KCA Deutag Drilling-Land Business Unit

PO Box 17240 Plot No. S20702
SW Intersection of SW301 & SW200
South Zone, Jebel Ali Free Zone
Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: + 44 1224 216550
Contact: Kenny Adams

KCA Deutag Drilling-Land Business Unit has achieved full accreditation for its Competence Assurance Program to include eight (8) positions in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Russia, and Kazakhstan.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Derrick Man
  • Driller
  • Floorman
  • HSE Advisor
  • Night tool Pusher
  • Roustabout
  • Tool Pusher

Mideast Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co. (MIDWESCO)

Street No. 268 Al Anwar St.
Office 205, Bldg 642
Azaiba North
Muscat, Oman
Phone: +96893214049
Contact: Abdullah Al Yazidi

Mideast Integrated Drilling & Well Services has achieved full accreditation for its seven (7) positions.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Driller
  • Electrician
  • Hoist Manager
  • Mechanic
  • Night Tool-Pusher
  • Field Superintendent

National Oilwell Varco

5200 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77086 USA
Phone: 44 7753 301 1432
Contact: Anastasia Snell

National Oilwell Varco has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program.  The accreditation applies for all National Oilwell Varco Rig Systems & Aftermarket systems globally.

Noble Corporation plc

13135 S.Dairy Ashford, Suite 800
Sugar Land Tx, USA
Phone: +1 713 239 6674
Contact: Angela Murphy

Noble Corporation plc has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program to include fifty (50) positions.

The Accreditation applies to the following positions :

  • 1st Engineer
  • 2nd Engineer
  • 3rd Engineer
  • AB Seaman
  • Ballast Control Operator
  • Ballast Control Operator, Assistant
  • Barge Engineer
  • Barge Engineer, Assistant
  • Captain
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Mate
  •  Crane Operator
  • Crane Operator, Assistant
  • Deck Foreman
  • Deck Supervisor
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Driller, Assistant
  • Drilling Superintendent
  • Dynamic Positioning Operator
  • Dynamic Positioning Operator, Assistant
  • Electrician
  • Electrician, Assistant
  • Electronics Technician
  • Electronics Technician, Assistant
  • Environmental Compliance Coordinator
  • Floorman
  • Mate
  • Materials Coordinator
  • Mechanic
  • Mechanic, Assistant
  • Medic
  • Motorman
  • Painter
  • QMED/Oiler
  • Radio Operator
  • Rig Clerk
  • Rig Maintenance Supervisor
  • Rig Manager
  • Rig Manager, Assistant
  • Roustabout
  • Safety Training Supervisor
  • Senior Electrican
  • Senior Electronics Technician
  • Senior Mechanic
  • Senior Subsea Engineer
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Subsea Engineer Trainee
  • Subsea Engineer, Assistant
  • Welder

Ocean Rig Management Inc.

Athens Licensed Shipping Office
109 Kiffisias Ave
Amaroussion Athens GR-151 24 Greece
Phone: +30 21080 90100
Contact: Philippe Tinchon

Ocean Rig’s Global Competency Assurance Program has achieved full accreditation for twenty-eight positions (28) positions worldwide.

  • 2nd Assistant Engineer
  • Assistant Crane Operator
  • Assistant Driller Auxiliar
  • Assistant Driller Senior
  • Assistant Electrician
  • Assistant Rig Mechanic
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Mechanic
  • Chief Subsea Engineer
  • Crane Operator
  • Deck Foreman
  • Derrickman
  • Driller Aux
  • Driller Senior
  • Dynamic Position Operator
  • Electrician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Pumpman
  • Rig Mechanic
  • Rig Superintendent
  • Roughneck
  • Roustabout
  • Senior Dynamic Position Operator
  • Senior Electrician
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Tool Pusher
  • Tour Pusher

Odfjell Drilling (UK) Ltd

Bergen House, Crawpeel Road, Altens
Aberdeen, Scottland, AB123LG United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224 856000
Contact: Eddie Fowler

Accredited for 21 positions for the United Kingdom region to include United Kingdom Continental shelf.

  • Assistant Derrickman
  • Assistant Driller
  • Crane Operator
  • Deck Foreman
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Lead Electrical Engineer
  • Lead Instrument Engineer
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer
  • Lead Piping Engineer
  • Lead Structural Engineer
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Night Pusher
  • Project Manager
  • Roughneck (Floorhand)
  • Roustabout
  • Safety Training Coordinator
  • Senior Pusher
  • Tourpusher

Parker Drilling

5 Greenway Plaza, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77046 USA
Phone: + 281 406 2000
Contact: Matt Hofmann

Parker Drilling has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program to include nine (9) positions.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Electrician
  • HSE Advisor
  • Junior Rig Manager
  • Mechanic
  • Rig Superintendent
  • Senior Rig Manager

Rowan Companies Inc.

2800 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 5450
Houston, TX 77056 USA
Phone: +1 713 6217800
Contact: Elliot Doyle

Rowan’s Competency Assurance Program has achieved full accreditation for fifty (50) positions worldwide. The accreditation applies to the following positions:

  • 1st Assistant Engineer
  • 2nd Assistant Engineer
  • 2nd Mate
  • 3rd Assistant Engineer
  • 3rd Assistant Engineer I
  • 3rd Mate
  • Able Seaman
  • Assistant Crane Operator
  • Assistant Derrickman
  • Assistant Driller
  • Assistant Subsea Engineer
  • Barge Engineer
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief ET
  • Chief Mate
  • Chief Mechanic
  • Crane Operator
  • Deck Pusher
  • Derrickman
  • DPO
  • Driller
  • Drilling Superintendent
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Electrician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Floorman
  • Global Competency Specialist
  • HSE Technician
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Materials Coordinator
  • Mechanic & Hydraulic Technician
  • Mechanical Supervisor
  • Motorman
  • Oiler
  • OIM
  • Painter
  • Radio Operator
  • Roustabout
  • Safety/Training Coordinator
  • Senior DPO
  • Senior Electrician
  • Senior ET
  • Senior Mechanic
  • Sr. Materials Coordinator
  • Sr. Subsea Engineer
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Toolpusher
  • Welder
  • Well Control Equiptment Specialist

Saudi Aramco Nabors Drilling (SANAD)

PO Box 2862
Al Khobar, Eastern Province 31952 Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 13 806 9301
Contact: David Pryar

Saudi Aramco Nabors Drilling has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program to include six (6) positions.

  • Assistant Driller
  • Derrickhand
  • Driller
  • Floorhand
  • Toolpusher
  • Roustabout

Shelf Drilling Offshore Holdings Ltd.

Jumeirah Business Center 3, Floor 26
Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster Y
PO Box 212201
Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: 971 45673 400
Contact: Alistair Walker

Shelf Drilling Offshore Holdings Ltd. has achieved full accreditation for its Global Competence Assurance Program. Twenty-four (24) positions are included in the accreditation:

  • Assistant Barge Master
  • Assistant Crane Operator
  • Assistant Driller
  • Barge Master
  • Chief Electrician
  • Chief Mechanic
  • Crane Operator
  • Derrickman
  • Driller
  • Electrician
  • Floorman
  • Materials Coordinator
  • Mechanic
  • Medic
  • Motor Operator
  • Offshore Installation Manager
  • Offshore Safety Advisor
  • Paint Supervisor
  • Painter
  • Pumpman
  • Radio Operator Training Coordinator
  • Roustabout
  • Toolpusher
  • Welder