Oil giant BP has accused oilfields services firm Halliburton of destroying damaging evidence relating to last year's oil well blast in the Gulf of Mexico in which 11 people were killed.
At a hearing in a New Orleans' court, BP said Halliburton had "intentionally" destroyed test results on its cement product used at the Macondo well.
Halliburton denied this, saying the claims were "without merit".
Cement was a key factor in causing America's worst offshore oil spill.
Read more here.