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 ...

Probe of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent to U.S. prosecutors

World / Crime & Legal Oct 31, 2018

Probe of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent to U.S. prosecutors

The Interior Department's top watchdog has referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Justice Department, raising the prospect that criminal violations have been uncovered, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The Interior Department's inspector general has been looking into several inquiries involving Zinke, ...