Halliburton, Transocean Eyed In Criminal Spill Probe

Law360, New York (July 28, 2010, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Federal officials conducting a broad criminal probe into the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are reportedly preparing to focus their attention not only on BP PLC, but also on Halliburton Co. and Transocean Ltd.

A team of investigators known as the BP squad is currently assembling at the FBI's office in New Orleans, including officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies, the Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing unnamed law enforcement and other sources.

The squad is planning...
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