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Halliburton Reaches $1B Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle what it calls “a substantial portion” of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

09/02/2014

Oil sheen from the Deepwater Horizon spill is seen flowing over an earthen barrier on June 29, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Alex is producing high winds and rough seas, hindering the continued efforts to contain the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig. Millions of gallons of oil have spilled into the Gulf since the April 20 explosion on the drilling platform. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Halliburton Agrees to Plead Guilty in Gulf Oil Spill

Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the Department of Justice said Thursday.

07/26/2013

Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Energy Industry Heavyweights Arguing Against Outright Ban On ‘Fracking’ In National Park

Environmental groups are fearful that a new blueprint for the 1.1-million-acre George Washington National Forest will open the largest federally protected forest in the East to a form of natural gas drilling that has spawned its own environmental movement.

07/04/2013

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