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Press release from Business Wire

Halliburton Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Dividend Declaration

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Halliburton Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Dividend Declaration16:46 EDT Thursday, May 19, 2011 HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced today that at its annual meeting of stockholders in Houston, Texas, its stockholders elected all ten nominees to the board of directors and ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as principal independent public accountants for 2011. The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Halliburton's named executive officers and expressed a preference for holding an advisory vote on executive compensation every year. The stockholders voted against two stockholder proposals regarding an assessment of Halliburton's human rights policies and additional disclosure of political contributions and expenditures. Stockholders reelected board members Alan M. Bennett, James R. Boyd, Milton Carroll, Nance K. Dicciani, S. Malcolm Gillis, Abdallah S. Jum'ah, David J. Lesar, Robert A. Malone, J. Landis Martin, and Debra L. Reed. At the board of directors' meeting following the stockholders' meeting, the board declared a 2011 second quarter dividend of nine cents ($0.09) a share on the company's common stock payable June 22, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2011. ABOUT HALLIBURTON Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 60,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company's website at HalliburtonFor Investors:Christian Garcia, 281-871-2688Halliburton, Investor RelationsorFor Media:Teresa Wong,