Albuquerque Training Center

Murchison started training in Albuquerque in 1977.  Bill Murchison Jr., Tim Arnold and Bob Haagensen teach for us in Albuquerque.

Courses Offered

Operational Drilling Technology   → Register now!
Practical Drilling Technology   → Register now!
Advanced Drilling Technology   → Register now!

Accommodations & Transportation

Students are responsible for arranging their own accommodations and transportation. MDS gets a special rate of $109.00 per night at the Homewood Suites by Hilton-Albuquerque Uptown, 7101 Arvada Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110. A buffet breakfast is available every morning.

Because of the International Balloon Fiesta during the first two weeks of October, students attending classes at that time will pay a rate of $129.00 per night plus tax.

To make reservations, email Jessica Lyon ( or contact Jessica at (505) 881-7300, Fax: (505) 881-0041. To receive the special rate, you must identify yourself when making your reservation (not at check-in) as an attendee of MDS. Reservations must be made at least 16 days prior to the class starting date.

The hotel provides a courtesy shuttle which can take students to and from our training center. MDS also has a discount for car rental with Enterprise and National. The discount code will be provided to registered students.

2501 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 293-6271