Halliburton is a multinational corporation that provides engineering, construction, and maintenance services to energy, industrial, and government customers worldwide. With revenues reaching $21 billion (U.S. FY 2005) and over 95,000 employees, Halliburton operates in two major business segments. The Energy Services Group provides technical products and services for oil and gas exploration and production. The KBR group is a major construction company of mainly refineries, oilfields & pipelines, and chemical plants.

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US Army to end Halliburton deal

Halliburton’s lucrative logistics contract with the US Army is to come to an end, the military has said.

The army said it would seek new bidders for the multi-billion dollar deal to provide support services to US troops around the globe.

Halliburton, once led by US vice president Dick Cheney, has recently come under fire for landing expensive, non-competitive government contracts

Ex-Halliburton staff in Saudi kickback

A former employee of a Halliburton subsidiary has pleaded guilty to taking kickbacks from a Saudi subcontractor that was awarded a $14.4 million U.S

Halliburton worker admits bribes

A former employee of Halliburton subsidiary KBR has admitted taking $110,300 (£61,225) in bribes from an Iraqi firm it awarded a US contract.

The $609,000 contract was to renovate warehouse and office space in Iraq.

Glenn Allen Powell – whom KBR has fired – faces up to 20 years in jail and a fine of up to $1

Halliburton in $108m Iraq probe

Halliburton, the energy firm once run by US Vice-President Dick Cheney, is facing fresh questions over its work for the US Defense Department in Iraq.

A Defense Contract Audit Agency report, released late on Monday, criticised Halliburton unit KBR for failing to provide clear records of its costs.

The probe is examining more than $108m (£56m) of a contract extension which was worth $875m

Halliburton asbestos deal ‘final’

Troubled engineering giant Halliburton has won a US court order approving the settlement of asbestos claims by the end of the month.

Halliburton, once run by US Vice President Dick Cheney, agreed a $4.2bn (£2

Halliburton faces ‘payment cut’

A US government auditor has backed a Pentagon recommendation to withhold payments to controversial US giant Halliburton over its work in Iraq.

Stuart Bowen, who is reviewing US spending in Iraq, says he supports proposals for the army to hold back 15% of monthly payments on future invoices. It follows a dispute over bills which officials say lack proper records

FBI ‘studying Halliburton deals’

The controversial award of a key Iraqi oil contract to US giant Halliburton is now being investigated by the FBI, it has been claimed.

A lawyer for a US army official has said the FBI has asked to speak to his client about how the army gave the firm a key deal to restore Iraqi oil.

The FBI claims come as a US government inquiry continues to look at why the deal was not put open to competition

US agrees to Halliburton inquiry

The US government will set up an inquiry into the no-bid Iraq contracts given to Halliburton, the company once run by Vice President Dick Cheney.

The move is the latest embarrassment for the firm, which faces losing its Iraq contracts with the US Army.

Halliburton’s Iraq deals had been criticised by the International Advisory Monitoring Board, a UN group monitoring the use of Iraq’s resources

Halliburton hit with Nigeria ban

Nigeria has placed an embargo on government contracts with a subsidiary of US oil services firm Halliburton.

It said it was taking action against Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria (HESN) as a result of negligence in security and safety matters.

In 2002, radiation emitting devices used by the firm to make measurements in oil wells were reported missing in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region

US Army suspends Halliburton decision

The US army has said it has suspended for now a decision to withhold some payments to Halliburton, its biggest contractor in Iraq.

The army had earlier said it would be withholding 15% of payments on future bills to Halliburton, once run by US Vice-President Dick Cheney.

One of its subsidiaries has featured in auditing disputes with the Pentagon