June 26, 2010 file photo of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill floating on the surface of the water in Bay Jimmy in Plaquemines Parish, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Halliburton Energy Services will plead guilty for destroying evidence related to BP’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in which Halliburton acted as the cement contractor on the exploded drilling rig that caused the disaster. 

Although the case brought against the company shows that it thoroughly tested the Macondo oil wells’ safety capabilities, an insurance expert says Halliburton’s decision to meddle with its evidence may cause liability fallout that will be difficult to control. 

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