Halliburton is an international operated oilfield service business located in the United States Founded back in 1919 by Erie Halliburton as the New Method Cement Oil Well Cementing Company, grew into a large company and an mad a major impact on the oil business By the 1940 s. Halliburton was fully established as a cement handler, had patents in the cement business, and had their first cement vessel in service.
Currently Halliburton operates in more then 70 countries and has hundreds of subsidiaries, branches and brands. Based in Houston, they also have branch offices in Denver CO, Anchorage AK, Lafayette LA. Bakersfield CA, and Oklahoma OK. Recently Halliburton open an office in the United Arab Emirates. This is to show a stronger presents in the Middle East.
In the early days Halliburton focused primarily on cement for the off shore industry, now they are much more diverse. Currently they provide many products and services for oil and gas production as well as exploration. Its main division is called the Energy Services Group. The oil well cement area is still a huge part of the companies success. This is how they started and they still depend on this product, and service to this day. The purpose of oil well cementing is to protect the oil from contamination of water, strengthens the walls of the well and protects it from possible explosions from gas, and oil. It also protects the environment from oil pollution.
Energy , and oil demand is predicted to increase 50 percent in the next 25 years, creating many opportunities, in the oil and power industry. Halliburton focuses on providing a balance between work and an employees person life. There are known for their generous flex time, and sick pay, as well as vacation time , to allow their employees the time off to enjoy their family and friends. They also have offices all over the world, offering employees a chance to live in work in different areas of the globe. The jobs will vary depending on the location. They also have a diverse training and educational program giving people a chance to grow and try new challenges within the company. In short Halliburton offers a vast amount of challenges and opportunities for many different people.
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