By DAVID IVANOVICH WASHINGTON - Iraq needed fuel. Halliburton Co. was ordered to get it there � quick. So the Houston-based contractor charge
March 14, 2005

By DAVID IVANOVICH

WASHINGTON - Iraq needed fuel. Halliburton Co. was ordered to get it there � quick. So the Houston-based contractor charged the Pentagon $27.5 million to ship $82,100 worth of cooking and heating fuel... read on Pentagon auditors combing through the company's books were mystified by this charge. It is illogical that it would cost $27,514,833 to deliver $82,100 in LPG fuel," officials from the Defense Contract Audit Agency noted in the report.

Just a day's work for Haliburton.

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