STAVANGER, Norway -- Halliburton has opened an improved research and development laboratory in Stavanger, Norway. The expanded 8,000-sq ft (743-sq m) laboratory, one of Halliburton's centers of excellence, will triple the company's capacity to design, test, and qualify new swellable-technology products.
The laboratory is designed to enhance Halliburton's collaboration with its customers during the design, testing, and qualifying stage. Remote observation and office areas are available to accommodate the customers' needs for collaboration on, and evaluation of, the technology. The lab is also designed for proof-of-concept testing.