Halliburton Co., the comany that brought us the Dick Cheney and the Iraqi war, also brought us the BP oil spill.
Until now, this notorious conglomerate got little buzz for its involvment in BP’s ill-fated Macondo well in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
But now investigators say Halliburton knew about flaws in the cement it was planning to pump into BP’s well, and pumped it anyway, maybe even without BP knowing about it.
Click here to read letter from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.
Click here to see a slide presentation by Halliburton dated 11/18/2009 that suggests Haliburton knew about problems with standard cement slurry in deep water.
Click here to read more in the Wall Street Journal.