At the request of major oil companies and service companies, Murchison Drilling Schools (MDS) was founded in 1977 by Bill Murchison. During Bill’s last 7 years in
In 2012 MDS opened the Houston Training Center. MDS also began offering classes in Odessa, Denver, Wichita Falls, and Anchorage. Through license agreements, MDS also offered classes in South America and Africa. In 2020 MDS joined up with the Well Academy, which is part of the ModuResources Group of companies. The name was changed from Murchison Drilling Schools to Well Academy Murchison (WAM). Well Academy already had training centers in Australia, Europe, and the Middle East, so this gave them a training center in America. Well Academy is a global leader in training in the energy sector, and offers a wide assortment of courses and training related services.