Our Company:

Drilbert Engineering Inc. was founded in 1997 to offer technical and interpersonal training to the Drilling Industry. We bring training to you, anywhere in the world. Our instructors are industry recognized experts, and our presentation material is clearly world class. We are recognized by of our customers as the “high end” of training excellence.

Our Focus:

We specialize in training Drillers, Tool Pushers, Drilling Foremen, and Drilling Engineers. Our emphasis is on blending interpersonal “leadership” skills with the basic technical skills needed for managing a drilling operation. We use a team based training approach to establish relationships that foster better communication, and keeps participants focused.

Our Founder:

John Mitchell is a mechanical engineer from the Colorado School of Mines who grew up in a family owned drilling company that was founded by his grandfather in the 1950s. He has more than 40 years experience while working on 35 rigs all over the world, for several major drilling contractors and oil companies. He has worked every position on the rig from roustabout to drilling foreman, and has the unique experience of working both in the field and the office simultaneously. This has given him a unique and intimate perspective of the communication problems that plague the industry.
John Mitchell is the author of the popular “Trouble-Free Drilling”, and “Rig Math” books sold through IADC.

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