NEW IBERIA, Louisiana – Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) is building a new Integrated Completion Center in New Iberia, Louisiana. This facility will expand the company’s resources and capabilities for deepwater completion tool development while continuing to focus on service alignment, equipment maintenance, preparation, and job execution.
The facility will include a 219,000-sq-ft (20,346-sq-m) climate-controlled maintenance facility, a 30,000-sq-ft (2,787-sq-m) administration building, an operations command center, and several learning auditoriums for training. Halliburton is investing about $45 million in land and building costs.
The company broke ground on the facility in spring of 2013, and it is scheduled for occupancy in 4Q 2014. The company will consolidate some Louisiana operations from Houma, New Iberia, Broussard, and Lafayette at the new center.
“As deepwater operations grow, our new completion facility will provide increased capability and focus to meet evolving market requirements,” said Charles Kendrick, vice president of Halliburton’s Gulf of Mexico Area. “Providing our employees with the support, facilities, and tools to deliver in the market is essential to our success.”