Honeywell opens second office in Iraq
December 14, 2011
US engineering firm, Honeywell has expanded its presence in Iraq with the opening of a full-service office in the southern province of Basra. The company’s second office in the country since 2010 will be used to deliver leading-edge automation and control solutions, equipment and services, as well as supporting the firm’s training and sales capabilities across the country, Honeywell said. Currently, the company has $360 million worth of contracts in Iraq. The firm has a contract with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to develop process control systems and fire and gas detection systems at the Ahdab oil field, and is also upgrading a control and process system at the 140,000 barrels-a-day Baiji refinery, 200km north of Baghdad.