US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan

HALLIBURTON'S plans to become the world's largest oil field services provider looks to be all but over, after the US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit claiming the $US35 billion ($A46 billion) merger would breach anti-trust laws.

US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan US DOJ puts kybosh on Halliburton plan

As reported by Energy News earlier in the week, the DOJ's action had been widely expected, and follows concerns expressed about the deal by Australian and Brazilian regulators, delays in achieving a

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