U.S. Unsatisfied With Halliburton Merger Plan

  • Antitrust officials said to push decision on tie-up to 2016
  • Halliburton, Baker Hughes had agreed to extend review to today

U.S. Said to Be Unsatisfied With Halliburton Merger Plan

U.S. antitrust officials aren’t satisfied with Halliburton Co.’s proposals for clearing its purchase of oil services rival Baker Hughes Inc. and don’t expect to announce until next year whether it blesses a deal, according to a person familiar with the situation.

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