35 YEARS OVER International Human Resources Development Corporation A Worldwide Leader in Oil and Gas Training 3 Since 1969 Better Prepared 3or the Challenges Ahead Making sure your employees have the knowledge and skills they need to safely and effectively do their jobs is an ongoing process that takes commitment, careful planning, and access to in-depth learning opportunities. For the oil and gas industry 3 a sector where there are often no second chances 3 it has always been important to invest wisely in training and competency development. But these days, a shrinking workforce, competition for recruits, talent retention issues, advances in technology, and the unique challenges of workforce nationalization make access to proven and innovative learning solutions even more critical.
For over 35 years, International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC) has been a worldwide leader in training and competency development for the oil and gas industry. Our commitment to offering the best Instructional Programs , e-Learning Solutions , and Training Services available stems from a core belief that people who work in the oil and gas industry provide critical services to society. Not only are they responsible for managing and operating projects that require large capital investments, they also share ... more. less.
in the collective responsibility to satisfy the world 9s daily energy needs.<br><br> Because your employees play such important roles, they need and deserve the best training and support they can get. In the end we, at IHRDC, understand that the better our industry 9s workforce is prepared for the challenges that lie ahead, the brighter the future looks for the rest of us. International Human Resources Development Corporation 4 Learn more at www.ihrdc.com 35 YEARS OVER IHRDC 9s 3ounder, Dr.<br><br> David A. T. Donohue, with a care3ully selected group o3 Instructional Associates, plans, develops, markets and begins teaching short courses in all areas o3 Upstream Technology 3or clients all over the world.<br><br> 1969 1976 1976 1976 1979 IHRDC begins sel3-publishing the rst o3 76 infuential books on E&P Technology, many o3 which are adopted as textbooks 3or undergraduate and graduate studies. In cooperation with Phillips Petroleum, IHRDC develops the industry 9s rst video courses. They are soon used all over the world.<br><br> Petroleum Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Training Services are o33ered to clients, complemented by a 42-module, video-based training series 3or operations personnel. The Video Library 3or Exploration and Production Specialists, consisting o3 over 115 modules, is designed. Mobil Oil supports the initial pilot program.<br><br> Then, in 1981, production o3 this ambitious undertaking begins with the support o3 10 international companies. Each module consists o3 a book written by a recognized specialist and a care3ully scripted and produced video program. The library receives 18 major awards 3or excellence (Telly Awards) during its twelve years o3 development.<br><br> cIHRDC 9s mission has always been to develop training programs and resources that are driven by excellence and innovation. Our objective is to deliver programs and products in ways that are sure to enhance individual and organizational per3ormance 3or our clients. d CARACAS BOSTON AMSTERDAM CAIRO LAGOS JAKARTA 4 Dr. David A.<br><br> T. Donohue Founder and President, IHRDC An integrated understanding o/ business /undamentals is critical to management success in the oil and gas industry. To provide this important learning opportunity, IHRDC o//ers comprehensive management programs tailored to the oil, gas, and power businesses.<br><br> These programs are o//ered in Boston and other key international cities on an open-enrollment basis. We also tailor our programs to the speci c needs o/ individual companies and teach them in private in-house programs and regional multi-company o//erings. These 2- or 5-day workshops are intensive explorations into all areas o/ the oil, gas, and power industries.<br><br> (Many o/ our clients continue to schedule our in-house programs year a/ter year.) Each program combines lectures by experienced energy business specialists with a classic IHRDC business workshop that allow participants working in teams to develop and manage an energy business over a simulated 20-year period. The business game is computerized so that each team 9s decisions can be captured and its overall per/ormance measured. This /orm o/ learning is ideal /or experienced managers, because it allows them to interact and learn /rom each other in the context o/ a realistic and challenging case study.<br><br> Over 4500 graduates o/ our management programs have rated them as coutstanding d /or their excellent /aculty, timely and realistic content, innovative business games, and attentive sta//. boston program topics typically include : n International Petroleum Business Program n International Gas Business Management Certi/icate Program n Foundations o/ Law, Accounting, and Economics /or the Oil and Gas Manager n Management Skills and Practices /or the Oil and Gas Manager n International Petroleum Management Certi/icate Program n E&P Project Development Workshop 2 A major company asked us to teach our International Gas Business Workshop in 1996 3or its international managers. Since then, we have been invited back twice each year to teach it 3or them, with consistently high ratings 3rom participants.<br><br> Instructional Programs International Human Resources Development Corporation 4 Learn more at www.ihrdc.com 3 international program topics typically include : ( offered in such diverse locations as colombia , egypt , nigeria , malaysia , and indonesia . ) n International Gas Business Workshop n International Petroleum Business Workshop n International Power Business Workshop n Petrochemicals, Re/ining and Gas Processing Workshop n Petroleum Project Economics and Risk Analysis n E//ective Negotiating Skills Workshop n Project Management o/ Oil & Gas Projects n Upstream Petroleum Agreements: Legal and Economic Aspects boston 9 s attractive back bay section has been home to many ihrdc management programs . this friendly and attractive city boasts countless cultural and historic attractions , world - renowned academic institutions , exciting sporting venues , excellent restaurants and hotels , and a wide variety of shopping opportunities .<br><br> boston, massachusetts, usa IHRDC develops its rst set o3 cCareer Development Plans d 3or Mobil Oil. (Since then, many companies worldwide have asked IHRDC to assist in preparing similar croadmaps d 3or the competency development o3 their work3orces 3 3rom entry-level technical specialists to senior management personnel.) 1979 As corporations are being trans3ormed 3rom 3unctional csilos d to more horizontal organizations, IHRDC creates its classic energy management cCerti cate d programs to meet the need 3or an integrated understanding o3 business 3undamentals. These highly-regarded 2- to 4-week programs, dedicated to the integrated value chains o3 the energy business (oil, gas and power), consist o3 lectures by recognized specialists, visits to regional energy sites, and team participation in specially-designed business games.<br><br> 1988 Responding to company requests, IHRDC packages an abbreviated 3orm o3 its management programs into one-week workshop sessions and begins o33ering them on an in-house basis. 1992 go to www.ihrdc.com to learn more about our current instructional program offerings. IHRDC is the industry leader in developing and publishing innovative and e//ective e-Learning solutions /or the international oil and gas industry.<br><br> We o//er a wide range o/ e-Learning solutions to answer the diverse needs o/ our worldwide customers. ipims . ep Our award-winning International Petroleum Industry Multimedia System (IPIMS.ep) is a comprehensive learning resource.<br><br> It covers all areas o/ E&P Technology and Operations and has been written by industry specialists to meet the learning needs o/ practicing pro/essionals. With integrated state-o/-the-art delivery tools, /rom competency models to challenging hands-on E&P assignments, the IPIMS.ep system provides companies with the fexibility to create custom learning solutions that meet the speci c needs o/ their work/orce. Companies can link 750 courses /rom IPIMS.ep into their competency models and thereby have an easily- implemented, proprietary system /or developing their worldwide personnel.<br><br> And because IPIMS.ep courses are SCORM Certi ed, they can be integrated seamlessly into a company 9s Learning Management System. IPIMS.ep is a power/ul and cost-e//ective learning system that is now a core resource /or over 60 leading international oil and gas companies, including super majors, national oil companies, service companies and independents. IPIMS.ep also serves as the /oundation /or all IHRDC Blended Learning Programs.<br><br> IHRDC believes that blended learning, a combination o/ traditional and e-Learning methods, leads to more e//ective and longer-lasting competency building. We o//er a series o/ very e//ective blended learning programs in petroleum technology that develops advanced levels o/ competency. Each program integrates lectures, workshops, mentor guidance, IPIMS.ep, and specially designed e-Learning assignments (Action Learning) to build li/e-long, job-required skills.<br><br> petroleum online : an in - depth introduction to the international oil and gas industry As the global demand /or energy increases and the experienced energy work/orce edges closer to retirement age, there is a rapidly growing need /or new personnel in the worldwide oil and gas industry. New workers need a comprehensive industry orientation program that is challenging enough to prepare them /or the rigors o/ the job and accessible enough to get them up and running quickly. Petroleum Online, the latest e-Learning series /rom IHRDC, is designed /or anyone who wants to know how the international oil and gas industry cworks. d This includes 4 International Human Resources Development Corporation 4 Learn more at www.ihrdc.com e-Learning Solutions both new and established oil and gas company employees, /rom board members to operators, as well as the many individuals and organizations that provide services to the industry.<br><br> The series consists o/ 12 challenging e-Learning modules that cover all key sectors o/ the industry, /rom exploration to marketing, and illustrates how they all t together. business and management essentials for international oil and gas industry personnel Part o/ being an e//ective employee in the petroleum industry includes understanding its key business /undamentals. To meet this need, IHRDC is now developing and publishing a highly-regarded series o/ general business e-Learning programs in the cMBA Essentials d areas o/ corporate nance, leadership, communications, human resource management, and project management.<br><br> All courses are sel/-paced, fexible, relevant, based on real-world experience, and cost-e//ective. 5 IHRDC packages its multimedia knowledge database into a CD-ROM delivery system and calls it cthe International Petroleum Industry Multimedia System (IPIMS). d 1995 As technology advances, a Local Area Network (LAN) version o3 IPIMS is made available 3or client servers. 1997 With the advent o3 streaming video, the Internet/Intranet version o3 IPIMS is developed, beta tested, and issued.<br><br> (It remains unique to the industry. No competitor has challenged this comprehensive o33ering.) 1998 In alliance with Petroleos de Venezuela, IHRDC begins building the Action Learning component o3 IPIMS (a comprehensive set o3 practical assignments that encourage cLearning by Doing d). It is devoted to the important E&P Technology area o3 Integrated Reservoir Management.<br><br> 1998 A3ter completing a success3ul pilot test, a major international company launched IPIMS.ep on a global basis and is now using this innovative e-Learning system to train over 2500 E&P specialists worldwide. Understanding the power o3 in3ormation technology to trans3orm the learning process, IHRDC begins digitizing its E&P Video Library into a multimedia knowledge database, including more than 100 hours o3 video, 17,000 graphics and 10,000 pages o3 text. 1994 n ipims .<br><br> ep n petroleum online n business essentials for oil and gas personnel n online certificate and diploma programs n blended learning programs go to www.ihrdc.com to learn more about: IHRDC Training Services Group is engaged by Al Furat Petroleum, the a3 liate o3 Shell in Syria, to undertake a three- year assignment to train local nationals to become competent O&M specialists. This assignment stimulates IHRDC to 3ormalize its Competency Assurance Process ( cCAP d). 1998 The IHRDC Training Services Group provides a variety o/ training services /or clients worldwide.<br><br> Our many years o/ experience within the oil and gas industry, as well as the comprehensive resources we have developed, enable us to provide a very thorough and highly-regarded approach to training and competency building. In recent years, our work has /ocused on the building o/ competent work/orces in the critical areas o/ Exploration and Production (E&P) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M). In the latter area, our assignments have included the development o/ specialists in oil and gas production, drilling, gas processing, LNG, power and re ning projects in the Middle East, North and West A/rica, Asia, U.S.<br><br> and South America. A typical objective /or our clients is to ensure that each member o/ their work/orce is competent to per/orm his job. O/ten the goal is to train local nationals so that each employee develops the skills necessary to per/orm his job to international standards o/ competency.<br><br> Achieving this goal permanently lowers operating costs and makes sustainable, long-term contributions to the growth o/ the host country. To success/ully help our clients meet these goals, we employ our proprietary Competency Assurance Process, leverage the vast resources o/ our Competency Resource Center, and utilize our teams o/ committed specialists to bring each engagement to a success/ul conclusion. the competency assurance process Our proprietary Competency Assurance Process, which has evolved since our rst publication on the subject in 1982 ( Manpower Planning and Development: The Developing World ), is a rational and time-tested approach /or building competent work/orces.<br><br> First, our specialists work with clients to prepare their training and recruitment strategy. Then we build competency models /or each job title in the /acility or specialty area and identi/y the training (lecture, e-Learning, or on-the-job) required to achieve competency objectives. Using the competency models, we then assess employees against speci ed job competencies and identi/y gaps in order to deliver custom training programs /or each individual.<br><br> As a result, competency gaps are soon closed across the organization and clients are assured that each employee is competent to meet the O&M or E&P job requirements. 6 We are making excellent progress in a major assignment to evaluate the competencies and enhance the skills o3 1000 O&M personnel who work at large oil production and gas processing 3acilities in A3rica. This engagement builds on the success o3 our other projects in the Middle East, North A3rica, and Asia.<br><br> Training Services International Human Resources Development Corporation 4 Learn more at www.ihrdc.com 7 IHRDC 3ormalizes its vision o3 IPIMS as an integrated Web-based Knowledge, Learning, and Communication system dedicated to the oil, gas, and power sectors. 2000 IHRDC publishes its e-commerce learning system oilandgastraining.com. 2000 IHRDC announces 3our Certi cate Programs in Petroleum Technology Management and a post-graduate Diploma Program in Upstream Oil and Gas Asset Management.<br><br> Programs are designed around three learning 3ormats: Distance Learning, Action Assignments, and Shared Learning Workshops. 2001 For clients in the Middle East and North A3rica, IHRDC designs its Competency Assurance Process as the 3oundation 3or training local nationals to become competent O&M specialists in such areas as oil and gas production, processing, drilling, LNG and re ning. 2002 IHRDC receives the Distance Learning Award 3or Excellence in Distance Learning Programming 3or the Business/Corporate Sector 3rom the U.S.<br><br> Distance Learning Association. 2003 the competency resource center Our numerous assignments over the past 15 years have helped us build an extensive Competency Resource Center. It includes competency models /or all types o/ oil and gas industry-speci c jobs, a variety o/ training resources (including our e-Learning systems), and all o/ the so/tware systems required to implement the training and assessment services we provide.<br><br> These resources serve as a crucial starting point /or each new engagement, so that our clients have a solid base on which to build their training strategies. our team of specialists Our clients bene t /rom our certi ed subject-matter specialists who build competency models (some work in several languages), provide training, assess competencies, and veri/y the work o/ others. We also employ a very capable group o/ so/tware and Web-based specialists who build the electronic assessment and reporting systems that are /undamental to this type o/ work.<br><br> And, o/ course, both our instructors and our extensive database o/ training resources (lecture, e-Learning, on-the-job) work to deliver the training necessary to make sure competency gaps are closed. go to www.ihrdc.com to learn more about our current training services proJects. 8 International Human Resources Development Corporation 4 Learn more at www.ihrdc.com Instructional Programs ADCO ADNOC AGIBA Petroleum Company AGIP Al Furat Petroleum Company American Petroleum Institute Anadarko Arabian Oil Company Arab Petroleum Pipeline Company Arco China Arco Indonesia Arco Oriente, Inc.<br><br> Asamera Ltd. Ashland Exploration Astra Capsa Basic Resources International Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Ltd. BHP Billiton Petroleum Bongaigaon Re nery & Petrochemicals BP Trinidad and Tobago Caltex Hong Kong Ltd.<br><br> Central Bank o3 Kenya Centurion Petroleum Chevron Clyde Expro PLC Yemen Cofexip S.A. ConocoPhillips Coopers & Lybrand Cyprus Petroleum Re nery Delta Drilling and Engineering Services Ltd. Deminex Department o3 Mineral Resources 3 Thailand Department o3 Mining and Petroleum 3 Papua New Guinea Department o3 Petroleum Resources 3 Nigeria Dubai Petroleum Company Ecopetrol EGPC Egyptian Petrochemical Company El3 Petroleum Nigeria Ltd.<br><br> Emir Enterprises Sdn Bhd ENPPI ESSA ETAP ExxonMobil Gas Authority o3 India Gasprom Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Global Petroleum Ltd. Gul3 o3 Suez Petroleum Company Hamilton Oil Company Honam Oil Re nery Co. Ltd.<br><br> Hyundai Oil Re nery INA-Na3taplin Croatia Japan National Oil Company Jebco Seismic Ltd. JTO Operating Company Khalda Petroleum Kondur Petroleum S.A. Kuwait Oil Company Liberia Petroleum Re ning Co.<br><br> Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority Maraven S.A. MGT 3 Mongolia Ministry o3 Energy and Minerals 3 Tanzania Ministry o3 Energy 3 Trinidad & Tobago Ministry o3 Mines & Energy 3 Ethiopia Ministry o3 Oil & Mineral Resources 3 Yemen Ministry o3 Oil 3 Iraq Ministry o3 Petroleum Resources 3 Nigeria Mitsubishi Development Company Mobil Oil Indonesia Mobil Producing Nigeria MOL Hungarian Oil & Gas Co. Mongolian Geological and Geophysical Mongolian Petroleum Company National Oil Corporation Kenya New Zealand Re ning Co.<br><br> Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd. Nigeria LNG Ltd. Nigerian Gas Company Ltd.<br><br> Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation/NAPIMS Nikko Petrochemicals Co, Ltd. NIS Ra nerija Na3te Norsk Hydro A/S Obragas Holding N.V. Oil and Gas Development Corporation 3 Pakistan Oil and Natural Gas Commission 3 India Oil Search Ltd.<br><br> OMV AG PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd. Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. PEMEX Pertamina Petrobel Petrobras PetroEcuador Petronas Petroperu S.A.<br><br> Petroleum Authority o3 Mongolia Petroleum Authority o3 Thailand Petromer Trend Corporation Petrosen Petrotrin PetroVietnam Petro S.A. Philippine National Oil Company Polish Oil and Gas PlusPetrol PT Arun NGL Company PT Caltex Paci c Indonesia Qatar General Petroleum Corporation Repsol YPF Russian O33shore Development Company this is a sampling of our full client roster , which includes 450 companies who have sent employees to our instructional programs , 80 e - learning licensees , and over 25 training services clients . IHRDC Client List In response to the widespread industry need 3or a comprehensive overview o3 the international petroleum industry, IHRDC begins the development o3 cPetroleum Online: An Introduction to the International Oil and Gas Industry, d a 12-module series that covers all areas o3 the international oil and gas industry.<br><br> 2005 IHRDC introduces 15 Blended Learning Programs, each representing one week o3 instruction in ve di33erent areas o3 Petroleum Technology. They also combine mentor- guided e-Learning sessions and 3ull access to IPIMS 3or challenging and comprehensive learning opportunities. 2005 IPIMS, the e-Learning system, reaches a milestone o3 60 worldwide licensees and 3orms its Advisory Group.<br><br> The Advisory Group is composed o3 a small group o3 its larger licensees who help contribute, based on actual industry needs, to the expansion and development o3 IPIMS. In cooperation with The Pennsylvania State University, IHRDC online students may submit up to 15 credit hours 3or acceptance by examination toward a Master o3 Engineering Degree in Oil and Gas Engineering Management 3rom The Pennsylvania State University. 2004 IHRDC delivers two innovative online resources to improve its competency development e33orts: Learning Plan Builder allows companies to build, with minimum e33ort, individualized learning plans using IPIMS, and the Competency Resource Center allows 3or the e3 cient building o3 competency-based models and easy sel3-assesment and audit by supervisors.<br><br> 2006 Our learning solutions have won numerous awards, including 18 Telly Awards and a Distance Learning Award 3or Excellence. Saudi Aramco Santa Fe Energy Resources Ltd. Santos Ltd.<br><br> Shell Sichuan Petroleum Administration Sipetrol S.A. SOCAR Societe Nationale des Hydrocarbures 3 Cameroon Soekor E&P Ltd. Sonangol Sonatrach Statoil Suez Oil Company Summit Oil International Ltd.<br><br> Tanzanian Petroleum Development Company Tecpetrol S.A. TECNIA Petroleum Consultants Teikoku Oil Company The National Gas Company o3 Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. Thrace Basin Natural Gas Transocean Sedo Forex Trinidad & Tobago Oil Company Ltd.<br><br> Unocal US Department o3 Energy VICO Indonesia Vietnam Petroleum Institute Well Completion Technology Western Australia Petroleum Pty. Ltd. Woodside Energy Ltd.<br><br> World Bank YPF S.A. Yukong Zaa3arana Oil Company Zakum Development Company e-Learning Solutions Abu Dhabi Marine Operations Anadarko BISS BJ Services British Petroleum (BP) Cairn Energy Centurion Petroleum CEPSA E&P Chaco Bolivia Chevron Angola Chevron Indonesia Chevron Nigeria Chevron Thailand China Petroleum Corporation 3 Taiwan CNOOC SES Indonesia ConocoPhillips CPC Cuu Long JV Devon Energy Corporation Ecopetrol Energy A3rica Halliburton (Landmark Graphics) HOCOL SA Husky Energy Kerr McGee Khalda Petroleum Company Kondur Petroleum Compnay Korean National Oil Corporation Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Landmark Pakistan Maxus Exploration Company MOL Hungary National Drilling Company 3 UAE Nations Energy Oildata Wireline Services Limited Oil India OMV ONGC Pan American Energy Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. Perenco Guatemala Perenco Venezuela Petroleum Agency S.A.<br><br> Petronas Carigali Sdn.Bhd Petro S.A. Petrotrin 3 Trinidad PITC 3 Kazakstan PowerWell Services P.T. Medco 3 Indonesia PTT Exploration & Production Company Rashid Petroleum Company Reliance Industries Ltd.<br><br> Roc Oil Company Ltd. Sasol Saudi Aramco Schlumberger (SIS/ WesternGeco/DCS) Shlumberger Drilling Services SPDC Nigeria (Shell) Sonahess Sonatrach Talisman Energy TFE Angola Thrace Basin Natural Gas TOTAL Transocean University o3 Rio de Janiero Unocal BPN Unocal Thailand Unocal Vietnam VICO Indonesia VSFusion Wintershall ZADCO Training Services Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company Al Furat Petroleum Company BP Colombia Brown & Root Ltd. Burullus Gas Company Chevron Escravos Project 3 Nigeria Chevron Global Power Chevron Paci c Indonesia DER EZ ZOR Petroleum Company Dubai Natural Gas Company Egyptian LNG Foster Wheeler Corporation 3 Egypt Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company National Oil Company o3 Kazakhstan Mobil Oil Corporation MIDOM Re nery 3 Egypt Midwest Gas Association National Drilling Company 3 UAE Occidental Petroleum Corporation Phillips Petroleum Corporation Asia Pertamina Polish Oil and Gas Company PT Arun NGL Company SEGAS 3 Egypt SONAHESS 3 Algeria State Oil Company o3 Azerbaijan USAID for more information on any of our world - renown learning solutions for the oil and gas industry , please visit us at or , contact one of our worldwide offices listed on the back cover .<br><br> www . ihrdc . com 2006 ihrdc/corporate headQuarters 535 Boylston Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA 02116 USA Tel: 1.617.536.0202 Fax: 1.617.536.4396 Email: email@example.com ihrdc/amsterdam Nieuwehaven 68A 1135VM Edam, The Netherlands Tel: 31.299.373480 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ihrdc/cairo 55, Road 206, Digla, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Tel: 20.2.519.7275; 20.2.519.7274 Fax: 20.2.519.7274 Email: email@example.com ihrdc/Jakarta Villa Melati Mas Block i.12a No.<br><br> 12 Serpong 13250 Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia Tel: 62.21.68299480 Fax: 62.21.5372392 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ihrdc/lagos Plot 93, Block 14, Akanbi Disu Street O// Otunba Adedoyin Ogunbe Crescent Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria Tel: 234.803.301.4101 Email: email@example.com ihrdc/caracas Calle T Res. Saint Moritz, Apto.82-A Urb. La Alameda Baruta Edo.<br><br> Miranda Caracas 1080, Venezuela Tel/Fax: 58.212.975.8873 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org worldwide locations Some photos courtesy o/ Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Petroleos de Venezuela, and Robert Taylor.