Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 12

19-Mar-2007

GENERAL

Halliburtons Dubai Move Criticized By US Democrats, Reaction Elsewhere Mixed

Halliburtons surprise decision to relocate its corporate headquarters from Houston to Dubai has drawn scathing criticism from US Congressional Democrats. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) queried whether the move would allow the worlds second largest oil services company to stop paying taxes in the US and prevent authorities from pursuing investigations into its...