VP's former company challenged
Halliburton is a Texas-based company that specializes
in providing products and services for the oil industry.
It is involved in most processes in the oil production cycle,
from the manufacturing of drill bits used to reach oil reserves
to the distribution of finished oil products such as gasoline.
According to its Web site, Halliburton started 1919 and today
is a huge multinational corporation with more than 100,000
employees working in more than 120 countries (Halliburton.com).