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With a complete spectrum of solutions, courses and learning tools, PetroSkills is developing competent petroleum professionals in all technical processes, spanning the industry’s entire value chain, worldwide. 

PetroSkills offers public, in-house, and e-learning courses in various disciplines, such as introductory and multi-discipline training, geology, geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir engineering, well construction/drilling, production and completions engineering, unconventional resources, integrated heavy oil, petroleum data management, health, safety, environment, petroleum business, project management, petroleum professional development, gas processing, process facilities, water and corrosion, offshore, pipeline, mechanical, reliability engineering, procurement/supply chain management, refining, and operations and maintenance, as well as instrumentation, controls, and electrical. The company also provides PetroSkills Compass, a Web-based competency management and assurance solution that helps upstream, midstream, and downstream companies to build, manage, and assure workforce talent.


In 1964, Allan P. Roberts and Thomas O. Allen delivered the first session of Production Operations 1. In the following decades, they turned Oil and Gas Consultants International (OGCI) into an industry leader in exploration and production technical training.

In 2001, the PetroSkills Alliance was founded by Shell, BP, and OGCI, with the mission of providing "important but not unique" competency-based training. Today, the Alliance is comprised of 30 Member companies representing more than 40% of the world's hydrocarbon production.

In 1968, John M. Campbell started delivering Gas Conditioning and Processing - G4, widely refered to as The Campbell Gas Course®, and considered by many to be the industry standard for Gas Processing training. As demand grew, John M. Campbell & Company expanded to cover topics for the entire oil and gas production, processing, and midstream industry.

In 2014, PetroSkills purchased Resource Development Company, LLC (RDC). RDC Solutions has a 50-year history of helping companies in the oil and gas industry meet compliance demands and withstand business challenges through a more knowledgeable workforce. RDC learning solutions -  including knowledge transfer through e-learning, learning management, performance support, and compliance information management -  are used in over 500 facilities worldwide.