ADDING MULTIMEDIA Halliburton Deploys Pilot Fleet of Compressed Natural Gas
Nearly 100 bi-fuel trucks across 15 locations in the U.S. are being rolled-out
HOUSTON -- June 24, 2013
Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced today the deployment of nearly 100
light-duty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks across several field locations
in the U.S. The Original Equipment Manufacturers bi-fuel trucks were recently
purchased as part of a pilot program to be rolled out throughout the Company’s
“There is considerable focus across the industry to identify multiple ways to
leverage this abundant, reliable and cleaner burning source of energy in
day-to-day operations,” said Halliburton Western Hemisphere President Jim
Brown. “The fleet of CNG vehicles is one more example where Halliburton is
leading among oil and gas services companies regarding the use of American
The environmentally-friendly vehicles, when operating on CNG emit about 90
percent less emissions, and are estimated to save approximately $5,100 (USD)
per truck in fuel cost annually.
“With this pilot program we expect to obtain a wealth of information on what
it would take to bring about a successful, broader adoption of CNG light duty
vehicles across the company,” added Brown.
The new CNG truck fleet will be assigned to 15 U.S. locations across seven
states including; Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, California, Louisiana, Utah and
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of
products and services to the energy industry.With more than 72,000 employees,
representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company
serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the
reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to
drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and
optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company’s
website at www.halliburton.com.
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