In JulyHalliburton Co agreed to plead guilty to charges that it destroyed evidence relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Archived from the original PDF on October 14, The remaining employee, Buddi Prasad Gurung, claims to have been held against his will for 15 months, during which time he was forced to work at the base. Smith stated, "They had a gigantic amount of costs they couldn't justify. Inits first foreign venture began with sale of equipment to Burma and India. KBR is a major international construction company that works in an industry that tends to have an element of volatility and is subject to significant fluctuations in revenue and profit.
KBR has denied wrongdoing and said in a response to the lawsuit that the government has known for years that KBR was hiring private security, and KBR only did so because its employees were being left unprotected by the military.
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Cheney retired from the company during the U. Archived from the original on August 10, He was quoted in September as saying there was no evidence against him and that nobody in the United States or elsewhere had sought to question him on the matter. They also accused KBR of inflating prices for importing gasoline into Iraq. One of its first large-scale projects, according to the book Cadillac Desertwas building a dam on the Texas Colorado River near Austin during the Depression years.