Halliburton’s tech chief pushes oil field innovation

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 5:00 am by Emily Pickrell

Halliburton's vice president of technology, Greg Powers, stands in front of a wall of patents at Halliburton's north campus in Houston. (Todd Spoth)

HOUSTON — Greg Powers joined Halliburton in 2010 after a career in engineering and senior management. As vice president of technology for the oil field services company, Powers oversees development of new products and services, and the strategy and structure of the company’s global technology organization.

He holds a doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Powers spoke with FuelFix about the innovation and challenges in Halliburton’s quest for new technology. Here are edited excerpts:

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