Thursday, May 6, 2010

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Transocean (NYSE:RIG), BP (NYSE:BP) Told to Keep Evidence

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Transocean (NYSE:RIG) and BP (NYSE:BP) (LON:BP) have reportedly been contacted by the U.S. Justice Department concerning keeping evidence related to the oil rig explosion on the Deepwater Horizon.

Transocean confirmed it had received a letter from the Justice Deparment yesterday.

While refusing to identify the specific companies, the Justice Department confirmed they had sent out several letters communicating to the companies to preserve their records concerning the incident.

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