KUALA LUMPUR – Transocean has opened its training center and offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 32,000-sq ft (2,973-sq m) offices and training center are located in the G Tower in downtown Kuala Lumpur, close to the PETRONAS Towers. Approximately 120 Transocean personnel work in the Kuala Lumpur facilities.
Transocean’s Far East and Australia division is housed in the new offices, led by Managing Director Kaustubh Dighe. The training center supports Transocean’s personnel worldwide, including the FEA Division, which has 17 contracted rigs in six countries: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and Brunei.
The new training center is scheduled to serve 1,200 Transocean people a year with more than 20 types of courses. Utilizing seven classrooms and three simulators with observation rooms and video-taping facilities, instructors make notes on students’ progress in a virtual working environment. Simulation equipment includes a crane simulator, conventional drilling simulator and well-control simulator, with two cyber chair drilling simulators planned for next year.