HOUSTON – Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) has been awarded a contract by Shell to deliver fluid services on one deepwater rig and one tension leg platform (TLP) in the Gulf of Mexico. Work began in the third quarter of 2009 and includes the delivery of clay-free, high-performance fluid systems that are engineered to address deepwater challenges through improved control of downhole pressures and cold-temperature rheology.
“Halliburton is pleased to have been awarded this contract by Shell,” said Jeff Miller, vice president of Baroid, a Halliburton product service line. “It highlights the strength of our technical professionals and our ability to systematically deliver engineered fluid solutions that are customized to maximize wellbore value.”
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 life cycle 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.