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Halliburton to layoff 650 staff in US amidst slowing oilfield business
Oct. 10, 2019
Source: Reuters

Halliburton to layoff 650 staff in US amidst slowing oilfield business

Halliburton yesterday informed that it will let go of 650 jobs across the United States amidst slowing oil and gas activities. Spokeswoman for Halliburton, Emily Mir said, “Making this decision was not easy, nor taken lightly, but unfortunately it was necessary as we work to align our operations to reduced customer activity,”. Cowen and Co have projected a fall of 11% in the expenditure by U.S. independent producers this year.

Halliburton wins an international license for ExxonMobil
Oct. 10, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton wins an international license for ExxonMobil

Halliburton has won an international license for gravel pack completions. This is for ExxonMobil's patented Non-Aqueous Fluid Gravel Packing (NAFPac) technique. “As the global completions leader, Halliburton is pleased to collaborate with ExxonMobil to expand the use of the NAFPac solution", said the Vice President of Completion Tools for Halliburton. NAFPac process runs the gravel-pack screens in NAF, gravel pack the well and displaces the casing in a single trip.

Halliburton's new MWD service will make drilling operations easier
Oct. 1, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton's new MWD service will make drilling operations easier

Halliburton has brought a new measurement while drilling (MWD) technology to the industry that will make drilling operations more efficient. QuickPulse Automated Directional Gamma Service by Halliburton combines directional, vibration and gamma-ray sensors with a strong transmission. It has the capability to overcome any downhole interference. The transmission of data takes place in every three seconds which makes it impressively quick.

Halliburton adds to its portfolio a new downhole cutting technology
Sept. 25, 2019

Halliburton adds to its portfolio a new downhole cutting technology

Halliburton has added new technology to its product line. Oil field service company has acquired from Westerton a new portfolio of electro-mechanical downhole cutting tools and related tubing punches. This equipment will offer a safe and reliable alternative to operators for conventional pipe recovery and intervention across the well lifecycle. It will not only reduce the cost of construction of new wells but also extend the life of old wells.

Halliburton lands Woodside’s drilling and completion contract
Aug. 14, 2019

Halliburton lands Woodside’s drilling and completion contract

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton has secured nine conditional contracts for drilling and completion services pertaining to SNE Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal. Awarded by Australian energy giant, Woodside, the contracts granted include services such as drilling, logging, cementing, lower completions, e-line/slick line, coiled tubing and well testing. Phase 1 for the SNE field covers a stand-alone FPSO facility, aided with subsea infrastructure.

Halliburton posts unexpected quarterly results
July 23, 2019
Source: Reuters

Halliburton posts unexpected quarterly results

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton registered a second-quarter profit, beating analysts’ estimates. The firm’s quarterly report sent Halliburton’s shares to their biggest one-day gain in almost three years. While revenue for the firm dropped by 13.2% in North America, Halliburton registered a jump of over 12% in revenue from international markets to $2.60 billion.

Halliburton introduces new 3D reservoir mapping technology
July 18, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton introduces new 3D reservoir mapping technology

With an aim to enhance the drilling efficiency, Halliburton has released first 3D reservoir mapping technology. This is a new logging-while-drilling (LWD) capability which will significantly improve well placement in complex reservoirs. It will give a detailed representation of subsurface structures. "In complex formations, visualizing data in a 3D environment helps operators significantly enhance reservoir understanding to drive better drilling decisions and maximize asset value", said VP of Sperry Drilling.

KOC awards integrated offshore drilling services contract to Halliburton
July 4, 2019
Source: World Oil

KOC awards integrated offshore drilling services contract to Halliburton

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton has secured an integrated offshore drilling services contract from Kuwait Oil Company. The contract pertains to exploration well in the Arabian Gulf. Halliburton will provide and manage drilling, fluids, wireline and perforating, well testing, coring, cementing, coiled tubing, and all offshore logistical services. The contract also requires Halliburton to deliver the offshore rigs and supply vessels for the project.

IOG signs LOI for Maersk Resilient jack-up rig
May 8, 2019
Source: Energy Voice

IOG signs LOI for Maersk Resilient jack-up rig

Independent Oil and Gas plans to bring Maersk Drilling UK for its Harvey appraisal well project. It has signed a letter of intent for the same. The agreement is for the Maersk Resilient jack-up rig. IOG got the Harvey East licence in the 30th Licence Round after which it holds 100% of the Harvey license. Also, the company has almost closed the contract with Halliburton for the offshore drilling of this well.

Halliburton introduces scalable MPD system
May 8, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton introduces scalable MPD system

Halliburton has introduced new technology in the market, Flex Managed Pressure Drilling System (MPD). It is a scalable and mobile technology which is designed to deliver greater rig efficiency. It assists the driller to control backpressure or choke position while drilling, tripping and making connections by providing a single, straightforward display. By deploying real-time hydraulic modelling, the system can also be used as a full MPD solution.

Halliburton secures Shell offshore exploration contract
April 18, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton secures Shell offshore exploration contract

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton has informed about securing an integrated services contract with Royal Dutch Shell. The contract pertains to post-salt development and pre-salt exploration in the Campos and Santos Basins in Brazil. The three-year contract will require Halliburton to offer drilling services for bringing greater efficiency to the project through the integration of multiple product offerings and technologies.

Halliburton presents new Motors Center of Excellence
March 6, 2019
Source: World Oil

Halliburton presents new Motors Center of Excellence

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton has established Motors Center of Excellence which will work towards customizing motor designs for specific basin challenges. The center leverages mechanical engineering expertise to deliver highly durable motors that drill quicker and enables longer runs with a higher rate of penetration. Halliburton is looking forward to escalating research and development activities for delivering prominent drilling motors to the industry.

Halliburton reports fourth quarter earnings
Jan. 23, 2019

Halliburton reports fourth quarter earnings

Oilfield services major, Halliburton registered $688 million in profits for the fourth quarter, wrapping up the year with a $1.66 billion in profits. Halliburton CEO Jeff Miller said in a statement that the company’s performance was optimized in North America while the softer domestic market was offset through its international business. Halliburton’s fourth-quarter earnings stayed in quite a contrast with Wall Street expectations.

Halliburton secures contract for work in Iraq
Dec. 28, 2018
Source: Energy Voice

Halliburton secures contract for work in Iraq

Leading oil services firm, Halliburton has secured a well drilling contract from an Eni-led consortium in Iraq. Over the next two years, the Houston-based firm will utilize up to six rigs to drill development wells in the Zubair Oil Field in Iraq. Italian oil major, Eni leads a consortium of Oxydental, Kogas and Missan on the Zubair field, which has over more than four billion barrels of reserves.

Halliburton optimizes performance with intelligent drill bit
Nov. 2, 2018
Source: World Oil

Halliburton optimizes performance with intelligent drill bit

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton has released a new in-bit sensor package, Cerebro. The technology allows access to performance data directly from the drill bit. It then analyzes the data to optimize cutter engagement, reduces ambiguity and increases drilling efficiency. In a performance test, the sensor package obtained information, allowing the operator to employ a more aggressive cutting structure. This resulted in an increased drilling efficiency and reduced well time.

Halliburton releases the Illusion Spire
Oct. 30, 2018
Source: World Oil

Halliburton releases the Illusion Spire

Halliburton Company has released a technology to ease the problems of the exploration sector of the oil and gas industry. The Illusion Spire, released by Halliburton, is the first fluid efficient dissolvable frac plug. This technology will benefit the production time of the well. Its water saving element will help the operator to pump faster, reducing the completion time. The reduction in the plug size will give consistent dissolution time.

Halliburton reports higher profits in Q3
Oct. 23, 2018
Source: Energy Voice

Halliburton reports higher profits in Q3

Oilfield services giant, Halliburton yesterday reported a net income of $435 million in the third quarter. The net income for the firm rose from $365 million in the same period last year. Halliburton’s revenue climbed from about $5.4 billion to $6.17 billion. The Houston-based firm registered higher profit in the quarter despite lower pricing and weaker demand for drilling and completion services in North America.

Halliburton develops new sensor
Sept. 27, 2018
Source: World Oil

Halliburton develops new sensor

Oilfield service giant, Halliburton has introduced the Xaminer Magnetic Resonance (XMR) Service. XMR is the industry’s only high pressure rated (35,000 psi) downhole sensor that offers comprehensive nuclear magnetic resonance measurements for improving reservoir insight. The new sensor will provide 2D and 3D fluid characterization, carbonate pore-size classification, unconventional analysis and permeability, while logging up and down a well.

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