Halliburton

Pressure Pumpers Add 3.3 Million HP in 2017, Led by Halliburton

Halliburton Co., the largest pressure pumper in North America, last year built its estimable capacity and surpassed 4 million hp by adding roughly 700,000 hp to its fracturing toolbag, Rystad Energy said.

March 9, 2018
North American Completions Market Tight, Outlook Bright, Says Halliburton CEO

North American Completions Market Tight, Outlook Bright, Says Halliburton CEO

A surging North American market, particularly for U.S. land services, helped to push Halliburton Co.’s profits higher in the final three months of the year, with the outlook for 2018 looking stronger, the CEO said Monday.

January 22, 2018
Halliburton Sees Strong North American Gains, No Slowdown in ‘Completions Intensity’

Halliburton Sees Strong North American Gains, No Slowdown in ‘Completions Intensity’

Houston-based Halliburton Co., the largest pressure pumping operator in North America, was “hitting on all cylinders” during the third quarter, and market conditions appear to be strengthening, CEO Jeff Miller said Monday.

October 23, 2017
Halliburton Not Worried About Rig Count Plateau, Says CEO

Halliburton Not Worried About Rig Count Plateau, Says CEO

Halliburton Co. CEO Jeff Miller said the company isn’t concerned about a onshore rig count plateau, viewing it as a sign that customers are trying to ferret out the best opportunities for production. Meanwhile, the largest oilfield services company in North America is navigating through $50/bbl oil, even as global oil production could decline by as much as 1 million b/d by 2021.

September 11, 2017

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Weatherford International plc has appointed Karl Blanchard as COO.He spent more than 30 years at Halliburton Co. and most recently was COO of Seventy Seven Energy. Weatherford CEO Mark McCollum, who is working to turn around the company, formerly was CFO at Halliburton. Blanchard is to oversee all region and product line operations; quality, health, safety, security and environment; sales; engineering, research and development; and supply chain. “Mr. Blanchard has a long track record of bringing teams together to deliver operational excellence, strong financial performance and disciplined growth,” said McCollum. “I have witnessed the effectiveness of his leadership first-hand, and I am very much looking forward to working with him to create a more balanced and integrated organizational structure at Weatherford. By aligning several elements of our business under Mr. Blanchard’s direction, we will establish greater collaboration, innovation and process discipline across our organization.”

August 23, 2017

Halliburton, Microsoft Sharing Big Data to Digitally Transform Oil, NatGas Industry

Taking a page from one of its top competitors, Halliburton Co. said Tuesday it plans to combine its oilfield services (OFS) wizardry with Microsoft’s data capabilities to drive a “digital transformation” across the oil and natural gas industry.

August 22, 2017
Halliburton E&P Customers ‘Tapping’ Brakes Across North America, Cutting Proppant Sand Use

Halliburton E&P Customers ‘Tapping’ Brakes Across North America, Cutting Proppant Sand Use

North America’s rig count growth has begun to plateau, as producers slow activity “all over the place in North America,” a sign that they are learning from their high-spending days of the past, Halliburton Co. Chairman Dave Lesar said Monday.

July 24, 2017
GE, Baker Hughes Tie-Up Done Deal, Creating ‘Fullstream Oil and Gas Company’

GE, Baker Hughes Tie-Up Done Deal, Creating ‘Fullstream Oil and Gas Company’

Billing itself as “the world’s first and only fullstream oil and gas company,” Baker Hughes Inc. and GE Oil & Gas announced Monday that their mega-merger — estimated at $32 billion — is complete.

July 6, 2017
Baker Hughes, GE Merger Official, Kicks Off ‘New Era’ For OFS

Baker Hughes, GE Merger Official, Kicks Off ‘New Era’ For OFS

Billing itself as “the world’s first and only fullstream oil and gas company,” Baker Hughes Inc. and GE Oil & Gas announced Monday that their mega-merger — estimated at $32 billion — is complete.

July 5, 2017

2016 Top 2 US Natural Gas Pro Forma Volumes Bought and Sold

Halliburton Co. announced Wednesday that it has acquired Tulsa, OK-based Summit ESP, an independent company specializing in electric submersible pump (ESP) technology and services.

July 5, 2017