Halliburton official destroyed notes of cement test related to Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS — A former Halliburton lab manager testified Tuesday that a company official asked him not to record results of a cement stability test related to the well in the 2010 Gulf oil spill disaster.

Timothy Quirk said during a civil trial over the disaster in federal court in New Orleans that while the request was “a little unusual,” he complied.

The test was conducted shortly after the spill, using ingredients similar to those used to seal the undersea well that blew out. Quirk …

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