Developing Talent for the Oil & Gas IndustryUDSS Talent Development is a division of UDSS, Inc., a global consulting organization that delivers highly specialized services and solutions to all sectors of the Oil and Gas industry. UDSS Talent Development is a learning and talent development organization dedicated to the growth and career advancement of professionals in the oil and gas industry. UDSS Talent Development offers highly specialized courses from industry leading experts in areas focused on Drilling, Geology, Geophysics, Production, Petrophysics, Reservoir and Integrated. UDSS offers, as well, academic and practical training programs related to Organization and Human Resources processes and to Personal and Professional Development areas

Courses are offered in formats designed to meet the specific needs of our clients and our students. Our e-Learning format offers students the flexibility and convenience to complete course work around their busy schedule. Our Public Course format allows students to participate in courses with other students from different organizations and regions. Our In-House courses are customized to meet the specific needs of clients by focusing on learning outcomes that target specific competency development objectives UDSS Talent Development has training centers in the United States, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.

UDSS Talent Development also offers instructor led public and in-house courses in a distance learning format where the student and instructor can participate in geographically remote locations.

We welcome you to contact us to discuss your talent development needs by either calling our offices at 1.855.378.3778 – outside the US, dial +1.954.362-6920.


  • Introduction to Drilling Engineering
  • Advanced Drilling Technologies
  • Underbalanced Drilling
  • Management of Pressure Drilling
  • Horizontal, Multi-lateral and Extended Reach Drilling and Operations
  • Directional Drilling Planning and Operations
  • Well Control Technologies and Practices
  • Well Integrity
  • Drilling Fluids Principles and Practices
  • Drilling Fluids and Cementing Design
  • Methodologies and Approaches for Wellbore Stability
  • Casing Design Basics
  • Casing and Cementing
  • Drilling Waste, Environmental Management and Control Technology


  • Basic Reservoir Engineering
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Applied Reservoir Engineering
  • Integrated Reservoir and Production analysis
  • Production Forecasting for Reservoir Management
  • Reservoir Management
  • Fractures Reservoir Engineering and Management
  • Integrated Geostatistical Reservoir Characterization
  • Well Performance Engineering
  • Reservoir and Production Aspects of Horizontal and Multilateral Well
  • Reservoir Engineering of Unconventional Tight Gas and Shale Sands
  • Engineering of Coalbed Methane Reservoirs
  • Natural Gas Engineering
  • Gas Reservoir Engineering
  • Basic Reservoir Simulation
  • Advance Reservoir Simulation
  • Fundamentals of Well Test Analysis and Interpretation
  • Well Test Analysis – Theory and Practice
  • Core Analysis
  • PVT and EOS Modelling for Fluid Properties
  • Naphtha and Petrochemicals
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods
  • Unconventional Oil Recovery Methods
  • Water Flooding Principles and Practices
  • Miscible Gas Flooding and Applications
  • Chemical EOR and Applications
  • Thermal Oil Recovery Methods and Applications
  • Heavy Oils


  • Surface Facilities and Piping Design with Specifications
  • Surface Production Operations
  • Modern Production Analysis
  • Productions Engineering Operations
  • Gas Production Engineering
  • Production Optimization Using NODAL Analysis
  • Artificial Lift Systems Theory and Practice
  • Las Lift, ESP, Rod Pump Equipment Operations
  • Basics of Gas Compression Principles and Dehydration Conditioning
  • Gas Compressors and Prime Movers Configurations and Operating Theories
  • Produced Water Control and Optimized Operations Skills


  • Open Hole Logging
  • Cased Hole and Production Logging
  • Carbonate Petrophysics and Evaluations


  • Structural Geology
  • Development Geology
  • Production Geology
  • Basic Analysis Workshop: An Integrated Approach
  • Depositional System from Well Logs Outcrops
  • Methods of Sources Rock Evaluation and Geochemistry
  • Petroleum Geochemistry
  • Sequence Stratigraphy, Principles and Applications
  • Sequence Stratigraphy, Applied Workshop
  • Carbonate Reservoirs
  • Deep-water Petroleum Geology and Field Development
  • Measurement and Engineering Techniques for Resource Shale


  • Advance Seismic Interpretation
  • Seismic Reservoir Analysis
  • Advance Seismic Stratigraphy: Sequence and Wavelet Analysis
  • AVO and Seismic Attribute: Principles and Applications
  • Seismic Stratigraphy and Seismic Geomorphology
  • Application, Analysis and Interpretation of Converted Waves
  • Basic of Seismic Reflection Method
  • Time Lapse – 4D Seismic
  • Time-to-Depth Conversion


  • Integration of Rocks, Log and Test Data
  • Deep-water Field Development
  • Water Shutoff and Conformance Improvement Technologies
  • Production Log Interpretation
  • Horizontal and Multilateral Well Productivity and Evaluation
  • Horizontal and Multilateral Well Drilling and Completion
  • Well Construction (completion and work over)
  • Well Production Enhancement (stimulation)
  • Well Completion Design
  • Well Productivity Impairment Issues (Formation Damage)


  • Human Resources Strategic Plan
  • Recruitment and Selection: key process of the business success
  • Development based on competencies
  • Potentiality estimation and career planning


  • Consolidating high performance teams
  • Leadership strengthening
  • Successful Supervision techniques
  • Change Management