Regency Park, South Australia – 29 December 2014 - Halliburton officially opened a new base at Regency Park, South Australia, to service its customers in the state's growing energy sector. The new facility will provide management, engineering and operations support for multiple Halliburton departments across Australasia.
"Halliburton's investment in our new facility enables us to provide a wide range of services and support to our operations in Australia and specifically serve our customers working in the Cooper Basin," said Michael Segura, Vice President of Halliburton Australasia.
"Halliburton has been active in South Australia for 50 years, and its operations here have more than doubled in the last three years, growing from an employment base of 178 in October 2011 to 378 in October this year," said The Honourable Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia.
The site will provide comprehensive maintenance support for South Australian-based equipment, as a fully equipped mechanical workshop is installed at the site. The new facility also has warehousing to supply products, materials and parts to Halliburton's operations. Other functions at the site include logistics for the Cooper Basin and interstate sites, multiple procurement functions, a training facility and quality assurance functions.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 80,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir.