Halliburton becomes anchor member of Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre

Halliburton52JPGOilfield service company Halliburton Company has signed a strategic agreement with the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Center (ARTC) to become an anchor member

This deal will allow Halliburton to collaborate across industries with research and development projects that will advance next-generation technologies. Halliburton is the only oilfield services company with membership in ARTC.

As an anchor member of ARTC, which is led by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Halliburton will leverage the organisation’s pool of engineers and researchers to help drive the development of collaborative solutions.

“We are excited about the possibilities to advance the way we complete oil and gas wells through harnessing the power of innovative ideas from outside our industry,” said Dr Sriram Srinivasan, vice-president for Global Technology with Halliburton. “Singapore is a world leader in cutting edge research, and we look forward to lending our expertise to the development of technologies for new markets,” he added.

“I am pleased to have Halliburton join the ARTC consortium, and I look forward to our adventure of co-creation and open innovation. This partnership will allow us to explore advanced manufacturing technologies that could transform the sector,” said ARTC’s CEO Dr David Low. “With Halliburton onboard, I am optimistic that this will spark new opportunities for advanced manufacturing R&D in the energy sector and local enterprises in Singapore,” noted.

Khalil A. Bakar, director of Energy & Resources for the Singapore Economic Development Board, commented, “Halliburton’s partnership with ARTC reflects the growing technical capabilities in Singapore and the company’s continued confidence in Singapore as a key innovation node in the region. This is a positive example of how oil and gas companies can collaborate with Singapore to develop and test innovative solutions to advance next-generation technologies, enhance competitiveness and further develop the industry.”

ARTC is a leading public-private partnership platform with more than 70 members ranging from global multinational corporations to small and medium enterprises. ARTC focuses on advanced manufacturing and remanufacturing and serves to accelerate the transfer of innovation from applied research to industrial applications.

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