Halliburton is expanding its use of natural gas to fuel its vehicles and engines, with the addition of 100 trucks that can run on compressed natural gas. More »
Individuals, businesses and states suing over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill are trying to prevent cement contractor Halliburton and rig owner Transocean from pulling the rug out from under their case before a federal judge rules on whether the companies were grossly negligent. More »
Halliburton Co., the world’s largest provider of hydraulic fracturing services, said its second- quarter operating profit margin will be negatively impacted by a decline in rigs working in Mexico as the country transitions to a new way of awarding service contracts. More »
During a closed-door meeting with oil industry leaders on the sidelines of the Offshore Technology Conference, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell pleaded for cooperation and a little understanding, as federal drilling regulators aim to keep pace with rapidly evolving technology.
It’s an old but popular marketing technique; people like to have their picture taken, especially in front of a big drilling platform. More »
A judge has ordered BP to turn over to the U.S. government and Transocean some previously withheld documents that involve discussions by its lawyers about how to prepare the company’s responses to investigative inquiries about the amount of oil that was flowing after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster. More »
The federal judge who must decide whether BP and its partners committed gross negligence in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is offering some clues as to how he will formulate his decision. More »
Activity in the Gulf of Mexico is continuing to heat up, with both operators and oil field services companies seeking ways to stake out their share of the market. More »
Oil field services firm Halliburton said Monday it has entered into settlement discussions to resolve a substantial portion of private claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The news came as Halliburton reported an $18 million loss in the first quarter.
The three main companies linked to the deadly rig blast and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 rolled the dice when they went to trial rather than settle a web of civil suits and claims over the disaster. More »
The first phase of the civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill ended Wednesday after eight weeks of testimony. More »
The federal judge overseeing the civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Wednesday threw out remaining claims against blowout preventer maker Cameron and issued findings that could have implications on the liability of other defendants in the case. More »