Friday, April 28, 2017
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Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM)...

April 28, 2017
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
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Big Oil Deals Are Back as Halliburton Makes First Move

Halliburton Co.’s pursuit of Baker Hughes Inc. may be just the start of big energy deals as oil prices slump.

November 16, 2014
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Halliburton’s $1.1 Billion Spill Agreement Avoids Bigger Payouts

Halliburton Co.’s agreement to pay $1.1 billion to settle most of the lawsuits over its role in the biggest U.S. offshore oil spill helps it avoid billions more in potential penalties down the road.

September 2, 2014
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Friday, July 26, 2013

Halliburton’s Guilt Doesn’t Absolve BP

Another Deepwater Horizon aftershock today with Halliburton, the contractor in charge of the cement job that was supposed to keep the Macondo well from blowing out, admitting that it destroyed evidence.

July 26, 2013
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Halliburton to Plead Guilty to Destroying 2010 Oil Spill Evidence

A Halliburton Co. unit will plead guilty to destroying tests on cement work done on a BP Plc-owned oil well that exploded and caused the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, federal prosecutors said.

July 26, 2013
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Monday, February 25, 2013
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Gulf Oil Spill Trial Begins With Billions of Dollars at Stake

By Jef Feeley and Allen Johnson Jr. (Bloomberg) — BP Plc, Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co. are seeking to avoid billions of dollars in damages by proving in court that...

February 25, 2013
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Thursday, February 21, 2013
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BP Witness Testimony May Save Halliburton Billions

By Margaret Cronin Fisk, Jef Feeley and Laurel Brubaker Calkins (Bloomberg) — Halliburton Co. may escape paying billions of dollars in damages for its role in the biggest offshore oil...

February 21, 2013
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

BP: Halliburton Destroyed Oil-Spill Evidence

By Tom Fowler and Angel Gonzalez BP PLC is alleging that Halliburton Co. destroyed evidence in the weeks following the Deepwater Horizon explosion in 2010 that demonstrated that the cement...

December 6, 2011
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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BP, Transocean, and Halliburton Decline Invite to Congress, Calendar Booked Solid

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The chief executives of BP Plc (BP, BP.LN), Transocean Ltd. (RIG) and Halliburton Co. (HAL) declined to testify this week before a panel of House lawmakers who are...

November 1, 2011
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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Halliburton CEO: “Phenomenal” shale opportunities outside North America

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Halliburton Co. (HAL) Chief Executive David Lesar said Tuesday there are “fantastic and phenomenal opportunities” for oilfield service companies to expand shale drilling beyond North America, but that...

September 6, 2011
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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Halliburton: BP Hid Gulf Disaster Details

BP PLC’s effort to save money while drilling the Deepwater Horizon oil well led it to withhold critical information from contractor Halliburton Co. in the run-up to the deadly explosion...

September 3, 2011
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Friday, September 2, 2011

Halliburton Sues BP Over False Information, Defamation

Halliburton Co. (HAL) yesterday filed a lawsuit against BP PLC in Texas state court claiming negligent misrepresentation, business disparagement and defamation related to the April 20, 2010 Macondo incident in...

September 2, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Marshall Islands Marine Casualty Report into Deepwater Horizon Disaster [gCAPTAIN REVIEW]

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) released their Marine Casualty Report yesterday morning, going into great detail the circumstances leading to last year’s deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster and massive...

August 18, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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US To Regulate Offshore Drilling Contractors In ‘Select’ Cases

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials are pursuing a relatively narrow approach to regulating offshore drilling contractors and service providers, such as Transocean Ltd. (RIG) and Halliburton Co. (HAL), after reviewing their scope of...

July 19, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Transocean Probe Blames BP Decisions for Gulf of Mexico Spill

By Angel Gonzalez An internal investigation by Transocean Ltd. determined that a series of risky decisions made mostly by BP PLC led to the Deepwater Horizon oil-spill disaster, contrasting with...

June 22, 2011
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Transocean releases internal investigation report into DWH disaster

The following is a press release issued by Transocean regarding an internal investigation into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  The full report can be found on the Transocean...

June 22, 2011
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Monday, April 25, 2011

BOEMRE Looking to Expand Oversight to Drilling Contractors

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. offshore drilling regulator is reviewing its authority to apply “any” or “all” of its regulations to drilling contractors like Transocean Ltd. (RIG) and Halliburton Co. (HAL),...

April 25, 2011
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

BP Files Suit Against Halliburton

BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) said it had filed a lawsuit against Halliburton Co. (HAL), claiming its “misconduct” contributed to last year’s Deepwater Horizon disaster that led to the worst offshore...

April 21, 2011
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Macondo Ties Not Hampering Halliburton Gulf Return

Halliburton (HAL), which provided services to BP on its doomed Macondo well, hasn’t had any trouble getting back to work in the Gulf of Mexico’s deep waters. HAL has won...

April 19, 2011
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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Halliburton releases statement on Deepwater Horizon Final Report

HOUSTON (Jan. 11, 2011) – In response to the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling released earlier today, Halliburton released the...

January 11, 2011
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