Nautilus Training Alliance

The Nautilus Training Alliance is a program of competency-based scheduled training courses for energy professionals.


RPS delivers field, classroom and online courses focusing on core skills development and current challenges facing the E&P industry. Courses are delivered by instructors recognized as world class subject matter experts in their field, including industry leaders, professors and distinguished lecturers.

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Skills development - enabling you to take your career further, by keeping up-to-date with the latest industry developments

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Delivered virtually, in the field and in the classroom

The NTA Program is designed for current challenges and scheduled with a blend of different delivery modes. 

Virtual Classroom (1)

Virtual classroom

Virtual instructor led courses timetabled to provide a globally accessible program.

In The Field (1)

In the field

Field courses in US, UK, Ireland, Spain and France are scheduled in Q2 through Q4 2022

Instructor Classroom With Blur (1)

In the classroom

Classroom courses including core workshops and workstation based courses.

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The Learning Hub

The Learning Hub is our bespoke learning platform where learners can log in to access their training from their laptop, mobile or tablet computer.

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Course spotlight

  • N530a: Shore to Shelf Edge Depositional Systems (Virtual Outcrops) - new course for 2022

    This course is designed to address the fundamentals of shelf sedimentology within a time stratigraphic framework. In addition to ‘classic’ lowstand, transgressive, and highstand systems, we will also review transgressive highstand deposits and the influence of current and tidal reworking of shelf clastics.

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    Shore Shelf Cretaceous Utah (1)
  • N989a: Unconventional Reservoir Rate-Transient Analysis

    This course provides petroleum engineers and geoscientists with a comprehensive review of rate-transient analysis (RTA) methods as applied to unconventional reservoirs such as shale. Throughout the course, practical application of RTA methods is illustrated using field cases.

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  • N232a: Salt Tectonics: Global Styles, Spanish Outcrops (Basque-Cantabrian Pyrenees, Spain)

    Participants will develop an understanding of global salt tectonics and its practical application to petroleum exploration, production, and storage.

    Dates: 5-9 September 2022

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    232 Spain

Certificates for Professional Development

Certificates for Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEU) are issued for application toward your professional development.

RPS is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. We comply with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognised internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. Visit the IACET website.

All Geoscience and Professional Skills Development courses on the Nautilus Training Alliance have been accredited by the Geological Society, London and approved for Continuing Professional Development for geoscientists who are working towards or have received Chartered Geologist status. Visit The Geological Society of London's website.