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USACE Awards $2Bn Iraq Oil Infrastructure Contracts As Defense Officials Probe Halliburton For Possible Criminal Investigation

The Pentagons award of the coveted $1.2bn oil rehabilitation contract to Halliburton on 17 January may be cancelled following the companys admission just days later that several of its employees accepted kick-backs from a subcontractor in exchange for a lucrative contract. Moreover, there are mounting allegations of possible criminal...