An update on the transaction should come in the next few days.
Antitrust concerns may have investors jittery, despite Halliburton’s $3.5 billion termination clause.
A merger with Sabine Oil & Gas requires Forest shareholder approval.
Expect a ‘long drawn-out process’ with closing not likely until second half of 2015 or after, analyst says.
Drop in crude oil prices might create breathing room for industry, COO Fisher says.
A merger is likely to undergo rigorous antitrust scrutiny.