Sep. 10, 2005

Halliburton Subsidiary Gets Katrina Repair Contracts

Halliburton? I'm shocked! "Shocked" I tell ya..... Mycos ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Click2Houston.com - News - Halliburton Subsidiary Gets Katrina Repair Contracts: "Halliburton Subsidiary Gets Katrina Repair Contracts POSTED: 6:45 am CDT September 6, 2005 WASHINGTON -- A Halliburton Co. subsidiary that has come under fire for its reconstruction work in Iraq has begun tapping a $500 million Navy contract to do emergency repairs at Gulf Coast naval and Marine facilities that were battered by Hurricane Katrina. The subsidiary, Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. of Arlington, Va., was awarded the competitive bid contract last July to provide debris removal and other emergency work associated with natural disasters. Jan Davis, a spokeswoman for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, said Sunday that KBR will receive $12 million for work at Naval Air Station Pascagoula, Naval Station Gulfport and Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. It will receive $4.6 million for work at two smaller Navy facilities in New Orleans and others in the South. The company has provided similar work after major disasters in the United States and abroad for more than 15 years, including in Florida after Hurricane Andrew. But KBR has been at the center of scrutiny for receiving a five-year, no-bid contract to restore Iraqi oil fields shortly before the war began in 2003. Houston-based Halliburton has reported being paid $10.7 billion for Iraq-related government work during 2"

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