Halliburton cuts 8% of North American jobs as fracking slackens

Business Jul 23, 2019

Halliburton cuts 8% of North American jobs as fracking slackens

Halliburton Co. is shifting strategy in its largest region to deal with subdued customer spending by trimming 8 percent of its North American workforce and shelving unused frack gear. The world's biggest provider of fracking equipment, including heavy duty rock-blasting pumps and sand-storage silos, declined ...

Climate protesters ejected from Houston energy conference

Business Mar 14, 2019

Climate protesters ejected from Houston energy conference

Protesters tried to interrupt the biggest U.S. energy conference, holding signs and using a microphone to shout "Climate Change is Genocide." It's the first time in recent memory that environmental activists have made their presence felt at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, ...