Halliburton's Gasoline Overcharges
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The Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform investigated the high prices charged by Halliburton for importing gasoline into Iraq under a no-bid contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The report states the Halliburton's contract significantly increased government costs, with unnecessary charges totaling $167 million. The report questions the decision to award Halliburton the contract and highlights the substantial cost difference between Halliburton and the Defense Energy Support Center.