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Posted: Mar 5, 2014 4:20 AM

Updated: Mar 5, 2014 4:20 AM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Halliburton Co. is the latest corporation to support construction of an energy research laboratory at the University of Wyoming in a push to improve school energy and engineering programs.

Officials from Houston-based Halliburton and the state said Tuesday that the energy services company is donating $3 million. Of that, $2 million will help fund construction of a laboratory complex while $1 million will support research. Wyoming will match those amounts.

Halliburton's contribution will help with construction of the High Bay Research Facility. The 60,000-square-foot facility in Laramie is expected to be completed in 2016.

Other companies that have supported the project include Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Baker Hughes Inc.

Topics: Wyoming-Energy Lab

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