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Drilling Systems trials web-based software to train drillers remotely

29 April 2020

Simulator developer Drilling Systems, part of 3T Energy Group, has launched a web-based version of its well control simulation software following successful trials with Louisiana State University (LSU).

LSU was looking for a way to continue delivering high-quality academic instruction to its drilling and well control students during the current coronavirus outbreak and worked closely with the company to develop a solution.

Drilling Systems adapted its tried-and-tested well control training software into a cloud-hosted product to enable remote well control learning for the very first time. Accessed through a web browser via tablet, laptop or desktop computer from anywhere in the world, this innovation allowed LSU to create virtual classrooms where students could develop and fine-tune well control skills remotely, overseen by an instructor. Following this successful trial, the company launched the suite online under the product name ‘iDrillSIM’. Read more…


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