Halliburton To Open Manufacturing Facility In Mexico

Halliburton's Energy Service Group will manufacture oilfield equiment in Monterrey plant.

Halliburton announced Monday that its Energy Services Group (ESG) will be opening a new manufacturing center in Monterrey, Mexico, in May 2007 to meet the increasing demand for energy services products.

The Mexican facility will produce oilfield equipment for upstream energy customers and initially create 50 new direct jobs and additional associated supplier jobs. It is estimated that more than 300,000 annual productive hours will be provided by Mexican suppliers.

Halliburton has had operations in Mexico for over 60 years. According to Tony Wham, vice president of manufacturing at Halliburton, Monterrey offers an excellent workforce and infrastructure, and a mature supply base.

Halliburton supplies products and services to the petroleum and energy industries.

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