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Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying Gulf spill evidence

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Halliburton Co pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges of destroying evidence, stemming from its role in the 2010 BP oil disaster that killed 11 men and sent more than 4 million barrels of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.

A former Halliburton cementing technology director in Texas also was charged on Thursday with destroying evidence.

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