HOUSTON and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – (August 31, 2010) – Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has been awarded a contract by Eni to provide a range of integrated energy services toward the redevelopment of the Zubair field in southern Iraq.
Work for the multi-million dollar contract is underway. Halliburton will perform services such as wire-line logging, perforating, acidizing and well testing on 20 wells.
“We are committed to providing Eni the critical services required to deliver on its goal of expanding production over the next several years,” said Dave Lesar, Halliburton’s Chairman, President and CEO. “Halliburton has made a strategic investment in our Iraqi infrastructure and the award of this contract, coupled with the recent letter of intent awarded by Shell and its partners, demonstrates that we have the technology and people in place to deliver in Iraq.”
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 50,000 employees in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company’s Web site at www.halliburton.com.