Q: Describe Halliburton’s employee population?
A: With operations in approximately 80 countries, Halliburton’s more than 75,000 employees represent more than 140 different nationalities. We are proud that our workforce is more than 90 percent nationalized.
Q: What were Halliburton's 2012 financial results?
A: Halliburton’s total revenue was $28.5 billion for the full year 2012, an increase of $3.7 billion, or 15%, from 2011. More detailed information can be found in the press release from January 25, 2013.
Q: Where is Halliburton headquartered?
A: The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, where its Principal Executive Office resides, and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With the addition of a corporate headquarters office in Dubai, we join the ranks of many major corporations with multiple centers of senior management.
Q: What does Halliburton do?
A: Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The company serves the upstream oil and natural gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir:
- Using the latest geological technologies, Halliburton creates data that help our customers locate oil and natural gas.
- When hydrocarbons are located, we provide solutions to determine if oil and gas can be produced.
- If a well is determined to be viable, we provide the services that allow oil and gas companies to begin production. Throughout the life of the field, we help our customers maximize production and recovery, and we help them realize reserves from difficult geologic environments.
- Halliburton also provides well intervention, pressure control, and pipeline and process services.
Q: How is the Company organized?
A: Halliburton operates two divisions: Drilling and Evaluation, and Completion and Production.
The Drilling and Evaluation Division, which consists of six product service lines (PSLs), provides field and reservoir modeling, drilling, evaluation and precise wellbore placement solutions that enable our customers to model, measure and optimize well construction activities. This segment consists of Baroid, Drill Bits and Services, Landmark Software and Services, Sperry Drilling, Testing and Subsea, and Wireline and Perforating.
The Completion and Production Division, consisting of six PSLs, delivers cementing, stimulation, well intervention, pressure control, pipeline and process, and completion services. This segment consists of Artificial Lift, Boots & Coots, Cementing, Completion Tools, Multi-Chem, and Production Enhancement.
Q: How do Halliburton and its employees give back to communities around the world?
A: At Halliburton, we believe in giving back as a way to strengthen the communities where we live and work. We give back to our communities by supporting a wide variety of charitable organizations, with an emphasis on those that are most important to our employees and customers. In 2012, Halliburton corporate and Halliburton Foundation giving totaled $4.4 million, and the company made in-kind donations totaling $1.7 billion mostly in the form of software grants and donations to educational institutions across the globe.
Q: Where can I find information about the services Halliburton provided for the Macondo well?
A: BP contracted Halliburton as one of several service providers on the Deepwater Horizon rig. Halliburton’s contract with BP Exploration relating to the Macondo well is available on its website at www.halliburton.com. Halliburton’s responses to the various commissions and agencies investigating the incident are available in the form of press releases on Halliburton.com.
Q: How can I find a job at Halliburton?
A: Whether you're a new graduate, a newly qualified candidate or an experienced professional, Halliburton has career opportunities across our global organization. To learn more, please visit www.gohalliburton.com.