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Monday, August 15, 2005

Halliburton Scandal Du Jour

Those two words are all too redundant these days... But Hell, what's a couple billion between friends? The Guardian reports, Halliburton is currently being investigated by the Nigerian Senate:
Why would a project, which cost 950m US dollars in Qatar, be awarded in Nigeria for 2.2bn US dollars? This is a puzzle to which the Senate is currently trying to give an answer, The Guardian has learnt. The 2.2bn-dollar contract was given to [US energy firm] Halliburton by American oil conglomerate, Chevron/Texaco, a joint venture partner of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
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