Lafayette, La (NBC33) — Governor Jindal announced a huge economic boost for Louisiana on April 5.
Halliburton, one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Lafayette, LA.
Halliburton says their new facility will produce machine parts for the oil field.
It's expected to bring in 150 direct jobs and millions of dollars to the city.
Construction is expected to start in July.