Halliburton Honored at Offshore Technology Conference for Contributions to
API’s Q2 Standard
HOUSTON -- May 6, 2014
Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) was recognized today by the American Petroleum
Institute (API) for its strong support and contributions to the development of
API Specification Q2, the advanced industry certification standard for oil and
natural gas service providers.
API Spec Q2 is a risk-based quality management system that certifies oil and
gas equipment manufacturers for the safety, consistency and interchangeability
of their products. It focuses heavily on defect prevention, waste reduction
and reliability of services. Q2 was first published in December 2011, and
certification is now being offered.
Halliburton has been a strong and active supporter of Spec Q2. In addition to
helping develop the standard, Halliburton hosted two beta audits, was the
first company to go through a stage 1 audit in the Gulf of Mexico and
Indonesia, and was the first to apply for certification of multiple facilities
Jeff Miller, Halliburton’s executive vice president and chief operating
officer, accepted the honor on behalf of the company. “Halliburton is proud to
be a partner with API in the development of the Q2 standard. The adoption of
this standard will positively impact process safety within our industry,” he
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of
products and services to the energy industry. With more than 75,000 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.
Kelly Youngblood, 281-871-2688
Cindy Bigner, 281-871-2601
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