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Halliburton Reaches Profitability in Iraq

Announcing a 60% increase in net income for 2010, Halliburton's chairman, president, and chief executive officer, Dave Lesar (pictured), commented on the company's Iraqi operations: “I am very pleased with our results on the international front. Key markets including Norway, West Africa, Iraq, and Algeria experienced increased activity ... We continue to win significant additional […]

Halliburton Complained of Iraq Security 'Mafia'

Oil companies working in Iraq complained of a "mafia" type atmosphere that drove the price of security up considerably, according to leaked U.S. diplomatic cables revealed by Wikileaks. London's Guardian newspaper reports that official at oil services company Halliburton complained the price of security in Iraq was "unwarranted" during a modestly secure environment in 2008. […]

Weatherford Completes 20 Wells; 70 More Under Construction

American oil-services company Weatherford International announced on Monday that it has completed the drilling of 20 oil wells in southern Iraq, at oilfields including Rumaila and Bazergan. Work is continuing at another 70 wells. The company's Director, Ramzi al-Harithy, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency during the recent Oil & Gas Exhibition in Basra that his […]

Schlumberger 'Wins Contract' for Iraq's W.Qurna

Reuters, citing "industry sources familiar with the matter", reports that U.S. oil major ExxonMobil and its partners have awarded a contract to oil services firm Schlumberger to drill 10 wells in Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield. The contract award was finalised a few days ago but a final contract is yet to be signed by […]

Halliburton Signs $150m Contract for Iraq's Majnoon Oilfield

Halliburton signed the one-year contract with Shell on Tuesday to develop the Majnoon oilfield, according to a media source from Shell. Hanadi al-Salman told Aswat al-Iraq news agency that, “according to the new deal, Halliburton will set up operation centers to dig 15 new wells,” he added. When the contract win was originally announced in […]

Halliburton Wins Exxon Contract in Iraq

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has been awarded a wellwork integrated services contract by ExxonMobil Iraq Ltd. for refurbishment of wells in the West Qurna (Phase 1) field in southern Iraq. Halliburton will provide on-site logistics and technical support for both rigless and rig-assisted workovers. Other services provided by Halliburton include provision of a workover rig, coiled […]

Halliburton and KBR Sued Over Iraq Contamination

Halliburton Co. and KBR Inc. must face lawsuits brought by military personnel and contractors allegedly harmed by contaminated water and toxic emissions from burning waste in Iraq and Afghanistan, a judge has said. U.S. District Judge Roger Titus in Greenbelt, Maryland, who is overseeing 43 lawsuits on the matter, yesterday rejected the companies’ claims of […]

Halliburton Wins Contract for Zubair Oilfield

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) has been awarded a contract by Eni to provide a range of integrated energy services for 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 […]

KBR Wins Maysan Refinery Contracts

KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced that it has been awarded two contracts by the Republic of Iraq Ministry of Oil through the South Refineries Company. KBR will provide licensing and basic engineering services for the construction of Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) and Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) units at the planned grassroots Maissan Refinery in Maissan [Maysan], […]

Halliburton's $150m Majnoon Deal

Further to our report last week Halliburton has confirmed that it has been awarded a letter of intent by Shell Iraq Petroleum Development B.V. for the development of the Majnoon field in Southern Iraq. Dow Jones suggests the contract for the 15 wells could be worth $150m. The giant Majnoon field is one of the […]

More Details on Petrofac Contract

More details are coming to light regarding Petrofac's new contract in Iraq, about which we reported last week. Dow Jones reports that the two crude-oil processing plants will be at Iraq's super giant Majnoon oil field, which is run by Iraq's state-run South Oil Co., Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) and Malaysia's state-run Petronas, and […]