Murchison Drilling Schools appoints new instructor
STAFFORD, Texas -- Murchison Drilling Schools, Inc. has hired Tom Cowper as a Lead Instructor for its Houston Training Center.
Cowper has a BS in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University. He has over thirty years of operational experience on both the contractor and operator side.
He worked as a roughneck, while earning his engineering degree. After graduating, he held the following positions: assistant driller, driller, construction engineer, division engineer, drilling engineer, rig design supervisor, rig supervisor, drilling supervisor, district drilling engineer, drilling forman, senior drilling advisor and consultant.
Cowper has varied experience, working on land rigs, jack-ups, semi-submersibles and drill ships. He is certified in IADC and IWCF. He will be teaching Well Control and Drilling Operations courses at the MDS Houston Training Center.