Posted: Dec 19 2010
Minot's expanding Great Plains Energy Park will see significant activity over the next several months.halliburton.jpg

International energy company Halliburton has agreed to occupy 38 acres and become the first tenant in the Phase 2 portion of the park, which is located on the eastern edge of the city. The announcement was made Tuesday morning at City Hall.

Halliburton spokesman Brent Eslinger said his company intends to invest approximately $15 million for operational and maintenence facilities, parking areas and an administrative building at the Energy Park. Work is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2011. According to Halliburton, the facility will bring 250 jobs to Minot.