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10-31 January 2004 2005
   
 

31/1/05

www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/01/31/1516238
Headlines for January 31, 2005
Democracy Now – New York,NY,USA
… In business news, Vice President Dick Cheney’s former company Halliburton has announced it will soon stop doing business in Iran where it has operated for …

30/1/05

www.turkishpress.com/business/news.asp?id=050129230239.d6s7wypc.xml
Halliburton to drop activities in Iran, sell KBR subsidiary
Turkish Press – Turkey
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US oil giant Halliburton is to end its activities in Iran and also plans to divest itself of subsidiary Kellogg Brown and Root, group …

www.wpherald.com/storyview.php?StoryID=20050129-092730-9184r
Halliburton pulling out of Iran
World Peace Herald – Washington,DC,USA
HOUSTON — Nearly four years of questions and investigations have driven Halliburton to pull out of Iran, the Houston Chronicle reported Saturday. …

29/1/05

www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/
20050128-1205-energy-halliburton-iran..html

Halliburton says will exit Iran when work complete
San Diego Union Tribune (Subscription) – San Diego,CA,USA
HOUSTON — US oilfield services company Halliburton Co. will … networks. Halliburton generated about $80 million in revenues in Iran in 2003. …

www.nytimes.com/2005/01/29/business/worldbusiness/29halliburton.html
Halliburton Will Withdraw From Energy Projects in Iran
New York Times – USA
… 28 – The chief executive of Halliburton said on Friday that the company would withdraw all employees from Iran and end its business activities there after its …

www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=94102063-9e88-49f3-888a-2746aa4470b8
Halliburton to wind down Iran operations, reports smaller loss for …
Canada.com – Canada
HOUSTON (AP) – The oil services conglomerate Halliburton Co. … Lesar told analysts Halliburton will return to Iran if US sanctions are lifted in the future. …

28/1/05

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Halliburton the big winner from Iraq invasion
Big News Network.com – Australia
Halliburton was the seventh largest contracter in 2003 but edged out United Technologies last year to take sixth position. Despite …

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-EE84-41A3-ACAB-DA55061FA9E6%7D&siteid=google&dist=google

Halliburton defense contracts double from 2003
MarketWatch – USA
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Lockheed Martin again was the largest recipient of US Defense Department contracts in 2004, but the company’s total was a …

27/1/05

www.pww.org/article/articleview/6391/1/249
Asbestos ? a disease crisis not a lawsuit crisis
People’s Weekly World – USA
… Halliburton, the large oil field services and construction company once headed by Vice President Dick Cheney, is an example. Halliburton …

www.thousandreasons.org/opinion/012705.html
Privatization; The Law of the Jungle
One Thousand Reasons – Redlands,CA,USA
… Halliburton has an exclusive, no-bid, “private” contract to do all of the stuff that used to be part of military logistics. …

www.earthship.com/article.php?story=20050127045940601
Halliburton Corporation is trying to claim mineral rights to this …
Earthship Biotecture – Taos,NM,USA
… of wildlife. Halliburton Corporation is trying to claim mineral rights to this land so they can mine for fossil fuels. The methods …

25/1/05

www.dissidentvoice.org/Jan05/Pringle0124.htm
Halliburton — Poster Child For War Profiteering
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,USA
by Evelyn J. Pringle. Of course, by now everybody has at least heard of Halliburton, the all-time poster child for war profiteering. …

24/1/05

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050123-080900-2206r.htm
Britain awards contract to Halliburton
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
23 (UPI) — Britain has awarded a multi-billion-dollar warship-building contract to controversial US firm Halliburton, The Scotsman reported Sunday. …

money.cnn.com/2005/01/23/news/international/halliburton_uk.reut/
Halliburton unit may get UK job
CNN/Money – USA
LONDON (Reuters) – A unit of Houston-based oilfield service firm Halliburton is set to be awarded a key role in a major British defense project worth up to £4 …

www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0501/S00198.htm
Halliburton – Poster Child For War Profiteering
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
Of course, by now, everybody has at least heard of Halliburton, the all-time poster child for war profiteering. But I’ll bet most …

23/1/05

scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=85902005
Cheney firm’s £40m MoD deal
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… pound project to build Britain’s biggest ever warships will be placed under the control of controversial American military firm Halliburton, under an …

21/1/05

news.ft.com/cms/s/4b4bcee8-6b2f-11d9-9357-00000e2511c8.html
Smuggling suspects awarded Pentagon Iraq contract
Financial Times – UK
… The contract was the result of one of 10 tenders arranged after KBR, a Halliburton subsidiary, was accused by US congressmen of overcharging the US Army Corps …

20/1/05

www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2005-01-19-cheney-usat_x.htm
Cheney’s feet solidly planted in No. 2 spot
USA Today – USA
… on Iraq and has steered more than $10 billion in no-bid contracts for fuel, food service, oil equipment and other supplies in Iraq to Halliburton, an oil …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=28895&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran MPs blast oil accord with Halliburton
IranMania News – Iran
… Jan 19 (IranMania) – Three Iranian MPs sharply lashed out at Iranian oil company Kish Oriental’s cooperation with the US-based Halliburton Co, describing the …

19/1/05

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode
=28895&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Iran MPs blast oil accord with Halliburton
IranMania News – Iran
… Jan 19 (IranMania) – Three Iranian MPs sharply lashed out at Iranian oil company Kish Oriental’s cooperation with the US-based Halliburton Co, describing the …

www.bakusun.az:8101/cgi-bin/ayten/bakusun/show.cgi?code=5163
Halliburton and army agree over oil dispute
Baku Sun – Azerbaijan
WASHINGTON — The Army apparently has sided with Halliburton in a dispute over the company’s charges for fuel delivered to Iraq. …

17/1/05

www.legalbrief.co.za/article.php?story=20050117162622267
Judge orders release of documents in Halliburton scandal
Legalbrief (subscription) – Durban,South Africa
has ruled that the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition, currently investigating the alleged payment of a $180m bribe by Halliburton and TSKJ

www.legalbrief.co.za/article.php?story=20050117162622267
Judge orders release of documents in Halliburton scandal
Legalbrief (subscription) – Durban,South Africa
has ruled that the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition, currently investigating the alleged payment of a $180m bribe by Halliburton and TSKJ

15/1/05

www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/0/B64
CA7A0E9BCDF1A86256F8A00376B98?OpenDocument&
Headline=Forget+retirement%3A+Plan+to+die+on+the+job

Forget retirement: Plan to die on the job
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch – St. Louis,MO,USA
… Dresser merged with Halliburton Co., which promised to continue the benefits seemingly in a bid to avoid an exodus of experienced managers. …

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/
archive/2005/01/14/international2009EST0739.DTL

US defends management of Iraq’s oil revenue after war against …
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… board said in last month’s report that it had agreed to terms proposed by the US government for an audit covering contracts awarded to Halliburton and other …

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=7334302
UN Told of Weaknesses in US Handling of Iraqi Oil
Reuters – USA
… problems tracking how much oil was produced and how the proceeds were spent, and how noncompetitive contracts were awarded to Halliburton Co., formerly led by …

14/1/05

allafrica.com/stories/200501130698.html
Halliburton: Court Orders Access to Suspects’ Account
AllAfrica.com – Africa
ruled that the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition, currently investigating the alleged payment of $180 million bribe by Halliburton and TSKJ

12/1/05

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64535-2005Jan10.html
Halliburton Pays Dearly but Finally Escapes Cheney’s Asbestos Mess
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Allan Sloan. It’s time for yet another Halliburton story — but not the one you may be expecting. This isn’t about the endlessly …

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/01/e0a0a332-1150-42d1-b235-9e7198c82059.html
Halliburton Involvement May Be Part Of Larger Diplomatic Effort
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
The involvement of the US company Halliburton in a project to develop oil fields in Iran could be part of the larger effort to convince Iran to abandon any …

11/1/05

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D419-49A2-9E72-7A6C98451B68%7D&siteid=google&dist=google

ENERGY STOCKS
CBS MarketWatch – USA
… Shares of ConocoPhillips lost 57 cents to trade at $85.06. Also, Halliburton Co. … The company’s Cayman Islands-registered Halliburton Products & Services Ltd. …

10/1/05

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64535-2005Jan10.html
Halliburton Pays Dearly but Finally Escapes Cheney’s Asbestos Mess
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Allan Sloan. It’s time for yet another Halliburton story — but not the one you may be expecting. This isn’t about the endlessly …

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=3&article_id=11695
Halliburton wins Iran gas contract despite sanctions
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
TEHRAN: Iran said Monday that US oil giant Halliburton had won a major contract to drill for gas, despite US sanctions against foreign investment in the …

8/1/05

www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4718397,00.html
Bush Urges Congress on Asbestos Litigation
Guardian – UK
… Halliburton is the latest company to ``emerge’’ from asbestos bankruptcy proceedings, the group says. In July 2004, the Houston-based Halliburton Co.

6/1/05

www.forbes.com/markets/currencies/2005/01/06/0106automarketscan12.html
Bigger Is Better In Oil Services, Offshore Drilling
Forbes – USA
greater international and oil-driven exposure.” The firm’s top picks among large caps are: Baker Hughes (nyse: BHI – news – people ), Halliburton (nyse: HAL

onlineathens.com/stories/010605/let_20050106029.shtml
Staying course in Iraq is misguided, appalling
Athens Banner-Herald (subscription) – Athens,GA,USA
… “Stay the course, even though it is a course which should not have been entered upon, for our family members may come home in body bags, but Halliburton et al. …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/
business/financial_markets/10575733.htm

Halliburton: Estimating System Approved
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
HOUSTON – An estimating system that Halliburton Co. subsidiary KBR uses to calculate costs for supporting US troops in Iraq, Kuwait …

5/1/05

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8E5E-4FA5-8989-A8C6EACE2ACB%7D&siteid=google&dist=google

Halliburton arm wins defense agency OK
CBS MarketWatch – USA
DALLAS (CBS.MW) — Halliburton Co., under fire for allegedly overcharging the US government for services in Iraq and Kuwait, said Wednesday that the Defense …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/2978552
Halliburton stock surge adds to claimants’ pool
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
Thousands of asbestos and silica claimants slated to receive billions of dollars in cash and stock from Halliburton Co. this year

www.lewrockwell.com/orig6/gaddy2.html
Indians Should Know Better
Lew Rockwell – Burlingame,CA,USA
Seen any Halliburton executives or politicians down at the recruitment office lately? This subservience to the State by most people is somewhat understandable.

www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2005/01/05/
cnhali05.xml&menuId=242&sSheet=/money/2005/01/05/ixcity.html

Halliburton ‘resolves asbestos liability’
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
Halliburton, the oil company, famed for its work in Iraq, yesterday claimed it had ended the asbestos problems that have dogged it for years with a $5 billion

4/01/05

economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/980724.cms
Two Halliburton units emerge from bankruptcy
Economic Times – New Delhi,India
HOUSTON: Oilfield services company Halliburton on Monday said its subsidiaries Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) and DII Industries have emerged from the year-long

www.team4news.com/Global/story.asp?S=2763079
Pension group asks SEC to deny Halliburton request
Team 4 News – Harlingen,TX,USA
WASHINGTON A top pension fund wants federal regulators to stop Halliburton from blocking shareholders from voting to nominate their own board members.

3/01/04

www.swans.com/library/art11/gsmith36.html
Boycotting the Hegemony Part One: Halliburton
Swans – Menlo Park,CA,USA
First we must pledge never to buy another product made by a war-profiteer, to boycott all Halliburton products, then all GE and Bechtel products.

24/12/04

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tm_objectid= 15010067&method=full&siteid=50002&headline=
storm-brewing-over-delays-to-warships-name_page.html

Storm brewing over delays to warships
ic Birmingham.co.uk – Birmingham,UK
But the physical integrator – mooted by some reports to be Kellogg Brown & Root, a unit of US-based Halliburton – faces the brunt of what industry insiders say

23/12/04

www.laweekly.com/ink/05/05/the-corn.php
6 Bush Scandals To Come
LA Weekly – Los Angeles,CA,USA
I have just loved watching Antiques Roadshow and NOW With Bill Moyers.” Cheney’s office maintains that he has nothing to do with Halliburton’s underwriting

22/12/04

www.forbes.com/business/services/feeds/ap/2004/12/22/ap1725646.html
7 Halliburton Workers Die in Iraq Attack
Forbes – New York,NY,USA
Halliburton Co. Names of the victims were not immediately released. “Family notification has not been completed,” said Halliburton spokeswoman Wendy Hall.

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/
TPStory/LAC/20041222/IRAQ22/TPInternational/Africa

Insurgents pierce US defences
The Globe and Mail (subscription) – Toronto,ON,Canada
… Halliburton Co., a Houston-based firm whose subsidiary, Kellogg Brown & Root, supplies food service and other support activities for US troops in Mosul, said

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=aHA3DE5S20hc&refer=japan
Japan’s Troops to Remain in Iraq After Mosul Attack, Govt Says
Bloomberg – USA
… Mosul. Yesterday’s attack killed at least 19 US soldiers and seven civilians doing work for the Pentagon contractor Halliburton Co. …

21/12/04

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=a8l8alveT5Pk&refer=us
Mosul Attack Kills More Than 20; Halliburton Workers Among Dead
Bloomberg – USA
… at a US Army base in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul today, killing more than 20 people, including soldiers and employees of military contractor Halliburton Co. …

www.kltv.com/Global/story.asp?S=2717006
Federal judge rules Halliburton must honor Dresser employees
KLTV – Tyler,TX,USA
HOUSTON A federal judge today ruled that Halliburton Company can’t change the medical benefits received by retirees of a company one of its subsidiaries merged

newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=1218
Bush Fingers Torture Apologist for Attorney General (Updated)
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
Gonzales also received $4,000 while serving on the Court from individuals and organizations affiliated with Halliburton, which is currently under FBI scrutiny

20/12/04

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Bush Fingers Torture Apologist for Attorney General (Updated)
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
Gonzales also received $4,000 while serving on the Court from individuals and organizations affiliated with Halliburton, which is currently under FBI scrutiny

18/12/04

newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=601
UN Panel Says CPA is Mismanaging Iraq’s Oil Revenues
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
the CPA of delaying action for three months on a request by the Board that it turn over US audits of sole-source contracts awarded to Halliburton last year

www.berkeleydaily.org/text/article.cfm?issue=12-17-04&storyID=20322
They Say Kofi Annan is Scandalous? By NICHOLAS SMITH Commentary
Berkeley Daily Planet – Berkeley,CA,USA
the US. Has the man ever heard of Halliburton? Coleman’s Senate Boss, Dick Cheney, was CEO of Halliburton, as is well known. Not

17/12/04

www.voanews.com/english/2004-12-17-voa39.cfm
Corruption – part 1: Who Pays the Price?
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Mr. Allison explained. “Now the vice president says he doesn’t have anything to do with Halliburton, he doesn’t have anything to do with the contracts, and for

www.berkeleydaily.org/text/article.cfm?issue=12-17-04&storyID=20322
They Say Kofi Annan is Scandalous? By NICHOLAS SMITH Commentary
Berkeley Daily Planet – Berkeley,CA,USA
the US. Has the man ever heard of Halliburton? Coleman’s Senate Boss, Dick Cheney, was CEO of Halliburton, as is well known. Not

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002121182_iraqdig16.html
All vehicles to get armor by June
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
Advisory and Monitoring Board said it had agreed to terms proposed by the US government for an audit covering contracts awarded to Halliburton and other firms

www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2004/12/15/ap1713961.html
Halliburton Joins Fray Over Ballot Access
Forbes – New York,NY,USA
Entering the fray over investor access to the corporate ballot, Halliburton Co. is seeking to block an annual meeting resolution

news.independent.co.uk/business/news/story.jsp?story=593665
Brown blocks Halliburton’s carrier plan
Independent – London,England,UK
Gordon Brown has intervened to prevent the American company Halliburton from switching final assembly of the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers away from

newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=1327
Colombian Militants Recruited for Iraq Mercenary Gig
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
According to El Tiempo, the colonel may have been recruiting the men on behalf Halliburton Latinoamérica, a subsidiary of the infamous US-based Halliburton …

futures.fxstreet.com/Futures/news/afx/singleNew.asp?menu
=latestnews&pv_noticia=1103111218-9e32d306-22617

Iraq oil exports from south down by a third due to technical
FXstreet.com – Barcelona,Spain
Monday. The maintenance operations by Halliburton Co had reduced exports from these terminals to 950,000 bpd from around Nov 25.

newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=1327
Colombian Militants Recruited for Iraq Mercenary Gig
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
According to El Tiempo, the colonel may have been recruiting the men on behalf Halliburton Latinoamérica, a subsidiary of the infamous US-based Halliburton …

news.independent.co.uk/business/news/story.jsp?story=593665
Brown blocks Halliburton’s carrier plan
Independent – London,England,UK
Gordon Brown has intervened to prevent the American company Halliburton from switching final assembly of the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers away from

15/12/04

www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2004/12/15/ap1713961.html
Halliburton Joins Fray Over Ballot Access
Forbes – New York,NY,USA
Entering the fray over investor access to the corporate ballot, Halliburton Co. is seeking to block an annual meeting resolution

futures.fxstreet.com/Futures/news/afx/singleNew.asp?menu
=latestnews&pv_noticia=1103111218-9e32d306-22617

Iraq oil exports from south down by a third due to technical
FXstreet.com – Barcelona,Spain
Monday. The maintenance operations by Halliburton Co had reduced exports from these terminals to 950,000 bpd from around Nov 25.

olympics.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=7091742
Watchdog Cites More Halliburton Failings in Iraq
Reuters – NY,USA
By Irwin Arieff. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Pentagon auditors found numerous irregularities in a no-competition deal given by US authorities to Halliburton Co.

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3129442a12,00.html
Watchdog cites more Halliburton failings in Iraq
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
UNITED NATIONS: Pentagon auditors found numerous irregularities in a no-competition deal given by US authorities to Halliburton Corporation and paid for with

www.commondreams.org/views04/1213-20.htm
Building Peace in a Time of Perpetual War
Common Dreams – USA
3. Pressure Congress to stop further funding, investigate war profiteering and cut Halliburton and other contractors from the government dole.

www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2004/12/15/cnhalli15
.xml&menuId=242&sSheet=/money/2004/12/15/ixcity.html

Irregularities found in Halliburton deal
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
Pentagon auditors found numerous irregularities in a no-competition deal given by US authorities to oil services group Halliburton and paid for with Iraqi oil

14/12/04

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3129442a12,00.html
Watchdog cites more Halliburton failings in Iraq
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
UNITED NATIONS: Pentagon auditors found numerous irregularities in a no-competition deal given by US authorities to Halliburton Corporation and paid for with

www.commondreams.org/views04/1213-20.htm
Building Peace in a Time of Perpetual War
Common Dreams – USA
3. Pressure Congress to stop further funding, investigate war profiteering and cut Halliburton and other contractors from the government dole.

www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=12806&Cr=iraq&Cr1=
Audit finds all UN Oil-for-Food money was properly transferred to
UN News Centre
The IAMB noted, at its March meeting, that some contracts using DFI funds had been awarded to a subsidiary of Halliburton without competitive bidding.

www.theherald.co.uk/29715.shtml
Weir is target for anti-war demonstrators
The Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The two women and four men accused Weir Pumps of having unethical business links with Halliburton, the controversial US group which has been awarded contracts

13/12/04

english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/578C567B-B957-47AE-9750-21731525419A.htm
Halliburton hires Colombian mercenaries
Al-Jazeera.Net – Qatar
The officers met in northern Bogota on 2 December with a Colombian colonel, who, on behalf of “Halliburton Latin America,” offered them monthly salaries of

10/12/04

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A54173-2004Dec10.html
Halliburton Gets Over $10B of Work in Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
WASHINGTON – The largest US contractor in Iraq, Halliburton Co., has passed the $10 billion mark in work orders from the Army for services supporting troops

www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00151.htm
Halliburton’s Iraq Contracts Now Worth over $10 Bn
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
The value of Halliburton’s Iraq contracts has crossed the $10 billion threshold. Halliburton has now received $8.3 billion in Iraq

    
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