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Halliburton builds one of the largest mud plants in the hemisphere, expands local workforce in Guyana


    US oil field service company Halliburton has been steadily expanding its activities in Guyana since setting up operations in 2015 which has seen the establishment of state-of-the-art facilities, including one of the largest mud plants in the hemisphere, and expansion of its local workforce.

    The company provides key products and services to the local oil and gas industry, including directional drilling, surface data logging, wireline logging, drill bits, drilling fluids, cementing, completion services, reservoir evaluation, stimulation and other oilfield chemical products , services and equipment.

    “From the inception of our presence in Guyana in 2015, Halliburton has continuously been increasing in-country investment,” Vahman Jurai, Business Development Manager, said in a comment to OilTODAY. “In 2019, we commissioned our state-of-the-art repair and maintenance workshop for directional and logging while drilling equipment, making Guyana one of the few countries in the world with such a facility.”

    Additionally, Jurai said the company recently constructed one of its largest liquid mud plants in the hemisphere, in Guyana, as part of efforts to meet the needs of the country’s growing oil and gas activities. Significant focus is also being placed on development of its local workforce.