Halliburton has established a new $1 million Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), the company said on Jan. 11. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible junior and/or senior students majoring in accounting, management information systems, finance and engineering.
“This fund is an opportunity for Halliburton to support Prairie View A&M and deepen our diversity and inclusion mission while building our pipeline of future talent,” Jeff Miller, Halliburton chairman, president and CEO, said. “We are excited to support PVAMU and the outstanding students in the College of Business and College of Engineering, as well as building on our historical success with the Texas A&M university system.”
“We are grateful for Halliburton’s commitment to the success of our engineering and business students. Their provision of scholarships, mentoring and internships for Halliburton Scholars will enhance greatly these students’ prospects for successful careers,” said Prairie View A&M University President Ruth J. Simmons.
Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund criteria is on the PVAMU website. Students interested in applying can do so through March 15, 2021.
Plan would allow Platts to include US crude in its benchmark.
Both Brent and WTI contracts surged more than 4% on March 5 after OPEC and allies, together called OPEC+, extended oil output cuts into April, granting small exemptions to Russia and Kazakhstan.
The market has been expecting the OPEC+ group of producers to ease supply cuts but sources say some key members had suggested that oil output across the OPEC+ group should be kept unchanged.