Regulator pressure kills Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger

May 2, 2016
The oil industry slowdown also helped derail the merger.
A Halliburton facility in Louisiana. 
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How low oil prices are a drag on the economy

Jan 25, 2016
The damage to employers like Halliburton is greater than the benefit to consumers.

Halliburton is a bellwether for oil drilling in US

Oct 19, 2015
As drilling shuts down, the oil-field service company adapts.

The whistleblower's tale: How an accountant took on Halliburton

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Apr 21, 2015
Tony Menendez blew the whistle on Halliburton’s accounting practices. The fight cost him nine years of his life.

Halliburton woes cause jitters in North Dakota

Apr 20, 2015
As oil prices fall, so do profits and headcounts at Halliburton.

BP spill trial enters phase that's all about the money

Sep 30, 2013
A potentially huge fine looms as the BP oil-spill trial enters a new phase.

After BP spill, Transocean remains pioneer

Aug 7, 2013
The offshore-drilling giant Transocean is tied in with BP in the public imagination because of its involvement in the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.

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Halliburton admits to destroying oil spill evidence

Jul 26, 2013
Halliburton will pay a $200,000 penalty, but says it will not face any criminal prosecution for the act.

BP seeks to blame Halliburton for oil spill

Jan 3, 2012
British oil giant BP has filed court papers demanding the Houston-based firm Halliburton pay billions of dollars in clean-up and compensation costs for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP sues Halliburton for full costs of 2010 spill

Jan 3, 2012
In the lawsuit, BP holds Halliburton responsible for the failure of a cement lid placed over the blown out deepwater oil well, and thus the entire cleanup for the incident.