Baghdad, December 27 - Neftegaz.RU. Energy services firm Halliburton has won a contract for work on the giant Zubair oil field in Southern Iraq.
Halliburton has been contracted to use up to 6 rigs to drill development wells over the next 2 years. Mahmoud El-Kady, vice president of the Iraq Area for Halliburton, said: «We are pleased to be awarded this work and the opportunity to collaborate with Eni to engineer solutions for the development of Zubair.»
ENI leads a consortium of Oxydental, Kogas and Missan at the Zubair project. «We have provided a wide array of drilling services to ENI since 2011 and signing these contracts are a testimony to our continuous commitment to safety and superior service quality.»
The consortium’s plan to redevelop the field, which has reserves of more than 4 billion barrels, involves a new drilling programme and use of newly-constructed processing facilities.