1919

Halliburton's first cementing job transforms how an entire industry approaches oil and gas wellbore architecture 

1922

Halliburton develops and patents the two-plug system, still the standard industry practice for cementing operations

The company cements 443 wells with 17 cementing units

1923

Halliburton invents the re-circulating jet mixer, enhancing the consistency and thus the reliability of the blended cement system

1930

Halliburton establishes a chemical research laboratory for continual improvement and innovation

1932

Halliburton publishes the first RedBook, the field reference guide for pumping services to this day

The company has 75 cementing units

1938

Halliburton begins cementing shallow-water wells from barges

1947

Halliburton cements the first truly offshore well

1953

X-ray diffraction techniques are added to the research efforts around cement and cement additives

1957

HT-400™ pump goes into field use

The power and volume capabilities of the HT-400 pump are unrivaled to date

1962

Halliburton helps establish an alternative energy source by cementing the first geothermal well

1981

Based on scientific purpose and an atmosphere of creativity, Halliburton R&D laboratory earns "Lab of the Year" from IR&D

1982

Halliburton pumped its billionth sack of cement

1983

Earle P. Halliburton named "Innovator of the Year" for well cementing (The Oklahoma Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section)
 

1990

Halliburton's B. Quinton Barrington named "Innovator of the Year" for downhole pressure responsive testing tools (The Oklahoma Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section)

Halliburton extinguishes 725 well fires in Kuwait

1997

Halliburton's Steven George Streich named "Innovator of the Year" for downhole apparatus and drilling method (The Oklahoma Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section)

2000

Halliburton releases Opticem™ software, defining dynamic modeling of cementing operations for the industry
 

2001

Halliburton introduces WellLife® service, leading the industry to predicting the risk of cement failure due to cumulative wellbore stresses at any point in the life of the well

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association names a Halliburton Chemist as "Innovator of the Year" for several new chemical developments for cementing

2004

Halliburton conducts the first remotely operated and monitored offshore cementing operation from land

2008

Halliburton introduces the industry's first and only three-dimensional cementing-operation simulator to model mud/spacer/cement interfaces

2011

Halliburton delivers iCem® Service, a predictive-analysis software that answers questions such as the pre-determination of the true top of cement, displacement efficiency and the effect on cement purity, and mud channeling—before the job.

2012

WellLock™ resin can act as an annular barricade against water and gas leaks