Judge Rules For Tremont In Halliburton Dispute

Law360, New York (July 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in Texas has affirmed an arbitrator's decision in a dispute between Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and Tremont LLC over costs stemming from the cleanup of NL Industries Inc.'s former petroleum businesses.

Judge Lee Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas in Houston ruled on Wednesday that there was “no just reason for delay” in applying an arbitrator's decision that Halliburton should pay Tremont for any costs incurred to “defend, indemnify, investigate and respond to a number of environmental...
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