Category: Halliburton

U.S. Justice Department Sues BP and 8 Other Companies Over Gulf Oil Spill

Posted in Alabama Maritime News,BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Florida Maritime News,Government,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,Mississippi Maritime News,Texas Maritime News,Transocean,World Maritime News on December 17, 2010

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in New Orleans against BP and eight other companies involved in the Gulf oil spill that followed the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon Macondo well on April 20, 2010. The lawsuit was announced by the Justice Department on Wednesday,… read more

Halliburton Admits Skipping Critical Test on Cement Used to Seal BP Oil Well

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Government,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Maritime Law,World Maritime News on November 1, 2010

Halliburton Co. finally admitted on Thursday, October 30,  that it did skip doing a critical test on the final formulation of cement used to seal the BP Macondo oil well that blew out in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20th. The company, which was BP’s cementing contractor, said that BP at the last-minute increased… read more