Six More Companies Select IHRDC’s Award Winning IPIMS e-Learning System

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Six Additional Companies have Signed on to License IPIMS.ep, the Highly Respected Multimedia Competency Development System Created by IHRDC for the Upstream Petroleum Industry

IHRDC announced today that the six new IPIMS licensees include Husky Energy, Reliance Industries, CPC Taiwan, CNOOC Ltd. Indonesia, Korea National Oil Corporation (Peru) and BJ Services. This brings to 47 the number of companies that are now using IPIMS.ep worldwide. Many more companies are in the trial stage.

“ We are enthusiastic about welcoming six new companies into the IPIMS community of learners. They further reflect our internationally diverse group of IPIMS Licensees – Companies that recognize the value of e-Learning in developing employee competencies. We look forward to helping these new licensees implement IPIMS to ensure a high ROI for their organization” says Timothy Donohue, Director of Competency Development Solutions and Media Production at IHRDC.

More and more companies are choosing IPIMS because of the of the generic competency models that IHRDC specialists have developed and built into the system. Because of this integration, all licensees have access to generic competency models for the major job areas within the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector. This includes geology, geophysics, drilling and completion engineering, production engineering, reservoir engineering, formation evaluation, facilities engineering, project economics and planning.

“The power of IPIMS is that it can be customized to support the specific internal learning goals and development strategies and activities of each company resulting in a long-term Corporate Competency Solution," remarks Dr. David A.T. Donohue, President of IHRDC.

IPIMS the International Petroleum Industry Multimedia System is an extensive multimedia knowledge and learning system devoted to all areas of Upstream Petroleum Technology – Petroleum Geology, Exploration Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering, and Formation Evaluation. IPIMS is used globally as a comprehensive E&P e-Learning system, as well as an easy way to access E&P technology resources.

IPIMS won the 2003 USDLA Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Programming.


Headquartered in Boston with offices in Amsterdam, Cairo and Caracas, International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC) is a privately owned company that has been providing highly regarded management, technical and operations training programs and competency-based e-Learning systems to the oil and gas industry for more than 35 years.

For more information please visit the website at or contact:

Timothy Donohue

Director, Competency Development Solutions & Media Production

617-536-0202 ext. 2270


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