ECS launches Virtual Oil Platform
VOPis designed to augment on the job training programmes
Engineering & Computer Simulations’ (ECS) has launched its Virtual Oil Platform (VOP), a 3D, immersive training environment where individuals or crews can train or collaborate in an engaging, realistic manner that resonates to all ages, especially with the younger work force.
The VOP is accessible 24/7/365, which coincides with both the non-stop work schedules of the industry, in addition to supporting a company’s global operations sites.
From Workforce Development, where rig familiarisation and onboarding can occur, to competency-based learning for Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), crisis response, maintenance, and procedural training, this virtual oil platform is designed to augment an existing classroom and On the Job Training (OJT) programmes.
“ECS has more than 17 years of experience developing millions of dollars of this type of technology for the Department of Defence and other Government agencies where the requirement for a continuous, scalable, enterprise-wide training hub are similar to the needs of the Oil & Gas industry," said Waymon Armstrong, President, ECS. "This enables us to provide technology such as VOP to the industry for pennies on the dollar.”
ECS Engineering & Computer Simulations technology portfolio also includes crisis response solutions such as crisis response simulations, safety and competency based technology, immersive virtual worlds, serious gaming, and performance.