“In Middle East/Asia, we recovered well from the seasonal weather experienced by Australia in the previous quarter and sales in China rebounded sharply from seasonally low levels in the first quarter. Compared to the second quarter of last year, operating income across the region was up 59%, highlighted by a 72% improvement in our Asia Pacific countries.“Going forward, we intend to maintain our market leading position in North America, strengthen our international margins, and grow our market share in deepwater and in underserved international markets. The results for this quarter clearly demonstrate that our ongoing strategy is working. Additionally, we believe we are well-positioned to capture additional market share in the expanding international unconventional basins by leveraging our technology and expertise developed in North America,” concluded Lesar.
Halliburton Announces Second Quarter Earnings From Continuing Operations Of $0.80 Per Diluted Share
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