Halliburton discusses increased cooperation with NOC in increasing production, training, submersible pumps and leak detection
By Sami Zaptia.
London, 19 November 2020:
Halliburton Regional Director, Colby Fuser, met National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla yesterday at the NOC’s Tripoli headquarters.
During the meeting, a number of topics were discussed, the most prominent of which was the development of joint cooperation between the two sides, increasing production rates, establishing an integrated workshop for submersible pumps and their accessories, and the introduction of modern technology to the Libyan oil sector used to detect leaks resulting from past closures.
High accuracy leak detection systems in reservoirs and crude oil transmission lines would contribute to establishing the locating and treating of spills faster, contributing significantly to increasing production rates, in accordance with the NOC’s long-term plans.
The meeting also discussed plans for training and development of engineers and technicians working in the Libyan oil sector.
Sanalla, commented in this regard, saying: “The Libyan oil sector is full of engineers and creative technicians with high skills and talents that need to be refined. Halliburton is one of the international companies that has a long history in the oil sector in Libya, and we count through cooperation to make a qualitative leap by developing the capabilities of the sector workers. “
For his part, Colby Fuser said that he was very happy with this visit to Libya in general and the NOC in particular, indicating that Halliburton has concluded many agreements with several companies affiliated with the NOC such as Zueitina, Sirte, and Al-Jowfe, and these agreements will focus on training engineers and developing their abilities to raise their efficiency, adding that Halliburton has advanced training methods that will ensure that the trainees acquire the necessary knowledge and experience and give them the correct understanding of the meaning of professional oil services and work with them in the Libyan oil market.