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Halliburton Co has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and will pay the maximum possible statutory fine, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday….
And then, too also:
Halliburton also part of US fracking antitrust probe
(Reuters) – Halliburton Co, the largest provider of pressure pumping services used in hydraulic fracturing, said on Thursday it had also been contacted by the U.S. government regarding potential antitrust issues in the pressure pumping market.
Halliburton said it had received an information request from the Department of Justice. In a quarterly filing on Wednesday, rival Baker Hughes Inc disclosed the receipt of a civil investigative demand from the DOJ on May 30.
“We understand there have been other participants in the industry who have received similar correspondence from the DOJ, and we do not believe that we are being singled out for any particular scrutiny,” Halliburton said in a statement…