Halliburton agrees to plead guilty in Gulf oil spill

Halliburton agrees to plead guilty in Gulf oil spill
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Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:00pm

Halliburton Energy Services will plead guilty to destroying evidence in the biggest oil spill in US history.

According to the Justice Department, the annoucement was made Thursday afternoon.

In court documents, officials say, Halliburton threw out test results related to the Gulf oil spill.

The test focused on the number of devices needed to center the cement casing in the well at the center of the 2010 disaster.

Halliburton joins BP and rig operator Transocean in admitting to criminal wrongdoing in connecton with the blowout that killed 11 rig workers.

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