It seems that Halliburton has another national disaster to add to its repertoire of profiteering: the BP oil spill. It's only fitting that the multinational corporation that has made money from Iraq war contracts and Hurricane Katrina cleanup would find a way to benefit from an oil spill that it also helped cause. As the Earth Island Journal reports this week:
The preliminary investigations into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon blowout show that Halliburton’s job in the cementing work on the well may have led to the gas leakage that ignited the explosion and sinking of the drilling rig.
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