Saudi Aramco awards Halliburton contract to develop Manifa offshore project

Saudi Aramco has selected Halliburton to provide a variety of oilfield services in support of the offshore portion of its Manifa mega-project.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Saudi Aramco has selected Halliburton to provide a variety of oilfield services in support of the offshore portion of its Manifa mega-project. The Manifa project has a production target of 900 thousand b/d of oil, making it Saudi Aramco's second largest incremental oil production project.

The three-year contract includes the provision of directional drilling, logging-while-drilling, cementing, logging and perforating, coiled tubing, and stimulation services for 93 wells offshore northeast Saudi Arabia. The offshore component of this project will utilize 10 jackup rigs.

The Manifa project is a key part of Saudi Aramco's plan to increase its overall production capacity.

04/22/2008

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