The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

18 March 2006

Halliburton comes home, briefly

Halliburton's 2006 shareholders meeting will be held on the 17th of May in Duncan, Oklahoma, where Erle P. Halliburton founded the company back in 1924 as successor to his New Method Oil Well Cementing Company.

From Cathy Mann of Halliburton PR:

We are holding our meeting in Duncan because we are a company that values our tradition and spirit of innovation — much of which was started in Duncan more than 80 years ago. We are excited to showcase this heritage for our shareholders.

And indeed Halliburton, despite having moved its corporate headquarters to Houston along with most of the oil industry, still has lots of facilities in the Sooner State.

Unspoken but probably hoped-for fringe benefit: fewer protesters than last year.

Posted at 2:37 PM to Soonerland