Halliburton profit dips but beats expectations

Posted: January 26, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.

The Halliburton Co. booth is seen at the DUG Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio in October. Halliburton said Friday that its fourth-quarter profit fell 26 percent.

Halliburton’s net income for the fourth quarter fell 26 percent because of a decline in North America, where drilling activity slowed and the company has been forced to charge lower prices for its services.

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Business, Pages 31 on 01/26/2013