By John Lee.
At least three rockets are reported to have hit near Halliburton's site in the Burjesia area of Basra early on Monday morning.
It is understood that the incident caused no casualties or damage.
It is the first attack to target US energy interests in Iraq in recent months.
(Sources: S&P Global Platts, AP, Sputnik)
US-based oil services company Halliburton has today announced it has signed two contracts with Eni Iraq BV to provide integrated drilling services at Eni’s Zubair oilfield in Southern Iraq.
Under the contracts, Halliburton will mobilize four to six rigs to drill development wells over the next two years.
Mahmoud El-Kady, vice president of the Iraq Area for Halliburton, said:
“We are pleased to be awarded this work and the opportunity to collaborate with Eni to engineer solutions for the development of Zubair.
“We have provided a wide array of drilling services to Eni since 2011 and signing these contracts are a testimony to our continuous commitment to safety and superior service quality.”