Meeting Space and Facilities

The Shell Robert Training & Conference Center (RTCC) is situated on 20 private surrounded by woods in Robert, Louisiana and conveniently located near the intersection of Interstates 12 and 55 between Hammond and Covington, Louisiana.

Every year, thousands of men and women come to RTCC to prepare themselves for the ever-increasing challenges of working in oil and gas operations. Opened initially to handle training and development for Shell’s domestic operating staff, the Center has long since become an important training resource for the industry globally.

Each course is a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience that gives each student an opportunity to troubleshoot, analyze problems and reach real-time decisions under the watchful eyes of knowledgeable instructors.

Core course offerings

  • Subsea Operations
  • Drilling & Well Completions Operations
  • Production Operations
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Health, Safety & Environmental Certifications

Our labs are equipped with the same control rooms, electrical panels, instruments, blow out preventers, subsea control system, computer networks, and other drilling and production equipment that our students must deal with on the job.

The Center features 20 multi-purpose classrooms and conference facilities ranging in capacity from 8 to 300, guest computers with free wireless internet access, two onsite galleys which serve 3 hot meals per day and healthy choices, onsite lodging for 144 with cable TV and phone access in each room, laundry facilities, workout facilities and a game room.

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