Halliburton responds to Australian review of Baker Hughes merger

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has released a statement of issues about the pending merger of Halliburton and Baker Hughes.

Halliburton says that this preliminary comment is a normal step in the review process and that the commission does not expect to reach a decision until Dec. 17, 2015.

To date, the transaction has received unconditional regulatory clearances in Canada, Colombia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, and Turkey.


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