Monday, July 19, 2004
Iran, Iraq . . . now if Halliburton can just climb in bed with the North Koreans, they'll have hit the trifecta. Courtesy of Zemblan patriot P.S.:
Oil field services company Halliburton Co. received a grand jury subpoena earlier this month seeking information about its Cayman Islands unit with operations in Iran, the company said on Monday . . . .
Halliburton, formerly headed by Vice President Dick Cheney, has been cooperating since 2001 with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control in an inquiry into its unit's operations in Iran.
U.S. companies are prohibited by law from doing business with Iran . . . .
"It is important to understand, especially in the current political environment, that this is not a condemnation of the company, but a method of further studying the facts. We welcome a thorough review of any and all of the company's business," Halliburton spokeswoman Wendy Hall said in an e-mail.