Halliburton Deepwater Horizon Investigation Closed

  Halliburton Deepwater Horizon Investigation Closed

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- September 19, 2013

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced today that the United States Department of
Justice (DOJ) has closed its investigation of the company's role related to
the Macondo well incident.

The federal judge in New Orleans, Louisiana,accepted the single misdemeanor
guilty plea for the unauthorized deletion of a computer record that was
created after the Macondo well incident. A fine of $200,000 and three years'
probation was imposed by the court. The matter was resolvedpursuant toa
previously announced cooperation plea agreement between a Halliburton
subsidiary and the DOJ.

In connection with the resolution, the DOJ’s investigating Task Force
characterized the company’s cooperation in the case as “exceptional,” as well
as “forthright, extensive and ongoing since the outset of the investigation.”

Halliburton believes that this closure holds significant positive impacts for
the company, its employees and shareholders. The Company remains dedicated to
operating with safety and integrity, delivering innovative and best-in-class
services and solutions to its customers.


Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of
products and services to the energy industry.With more than 75,000 employees,
representing more than 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the
company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of
the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to
drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and
optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company’s
website at www.halliburton.com.


For Investors:
Kelly Youngblood, 281-871-2688
Investor Relations
For Media:
Beverly Blohm Stafford, 281-871-2601
Halliburton, Corporate Affairs
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