Only company to install full-bore cemented level 4 junctions
for zonal isolation
HOUSTON - August 2, 2016 - Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced the installation of its 1000th multilateral junction. The company’s global
multilateral technology group has installed these junctions, which join laterals to the main wellbore, in
over 840 wells worldwide since 1993 with an overall success rate of 98 percent, the highest success rate in
The 1000th installation was achieved in May using
Milled Exit Multilateral System. This was a complex Level 4 junction, as categorized by the
Technology Advancement of MultiLaterals (TAML) group, which means that the system achieved mechanical
integrity at the junction by using cement to provide both a cased and a cemented main bore and lateral.
Halliburton is the only company to install full-bore cemented level 4 junctions for zonal isolation and
strength of the junction.
Artie Burke, vice president of the Halliburton Completion Tools business line said “We are proud of our
unmatched record of success in multilateral completions technology, which turns otherwise unviable
reservoirs into economically sound production prospects. Our customers around the world have challenged us
to grow as a provider of Level 4 MLT junctions and we have more than stepped up to the challenge to rapidly
escalate our business while continuing to meet service quality demands for excellence.”
Multilateral completions also benefit operators by helping to keep construction costs down, minimizing
non-productive time, and reducing the number of surface locations needed for field development, Burke
Halliburton is the market leader in multilateral solutions and the only company in the industry with a
technology development group solely dedicated to multilateral technology. The group offers customized
solutions for its customers that maximize reservoir value through the integration of drilling and
completion technologies and global expertise.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy
industry. With over 50,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities 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 website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter,
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