3 Dec, 2012

PetroSkills Acquires John M. Campbell & Company

KATY, Texas, USA (3 December, 2012) — PetroSkills announced today that it has acquired the training and consulting businesses of John M. Campbell & Company (JMC) of Norman, Oklahoma. PetroSkills and JMC are both members of the PetroSkills Alliance, the leading training alliance for the international petroleum industry with 25 industry members.

“We are very excited about the integration of PetroSkills and John M. Campbell,” said J. Ford Brett, PetroSkills CEO. “Our companies have worked closely for many years, and the JMC Facilities Engineering training and consulting programs are industry standards. Together, we offer the petroleum industry unmatched breadth and depth of technical expertise, which we and our customers apply to developing and assuring the competence of petroleum professionals around the world.”

Formed in 1968, John M. Campbell & Company built a reputation as one of the most distinguished providers of training in the oil and gas industry. John Morgan, Chairman of JMC Holdings, commented, “For more than 40 years, JMC has brought exceptional Facilities Engineering programs and services to our customers.”

Robert Hubbard, President of JMC, added, “We are extremely pleased to formally join the PetroSkills family, where we are confident the JMC legacy will continue to grow and prosper.”

“We are beginning the integration of our companies immediately,” added Mr. Brett. “We expect our member and client service experience to be seamless. As we apply the best practices of both PetroSkills and JMC across our value chain, we will deliver an even higher standard of training and consulting excellence to our expanding global client base.”

About PetroSkills

The PetroSkills Alliance was created in 2001 by BP, Shell and OGCI to provide “important but not unique” high-quality, competency-based training. Through its membership PetroSkills has successfully evolved into an industry-driven, industry-approved program that spans the value chain. PetroSkills continues to grow as additional organizations join the PetroSkills Alliance at various levels.

With more than 280 instructors, PetroSkills delivers more than 2,000 public and in-house course sessions annually, in more than 45 different cities worldwide. PetroSkills' mission is to build competent petroleum professionals by delivering learning and development when, where and how it is needed – and now through multiple delivery models.


Chris McCullough +1-405-321-1383

VP, Marketing