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2014-08-01 12:22:57

ZUG, Switzerland, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) closed the sale of the Company's land drilling and workover operations in Russia and Venezuela to Rosneft on July 31, 2014. The consideration was $500 million in cash. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO With the conclusion of this transaction, Weatherford's remaining Russian revenue base declined from 7% of total company revenue in the first half of 2014 to 3% on a...

2014-07-31 16:23:06

ZUG, Switzerland, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss results for the Company's third quarter ended September 30, 2014. The call will be open to the public. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO To access the call, please contact the conference call operator at...

2014-07-30 23:00:20

Licensed Counselor Diane Weatherford Leads Park Cities Pet Sitter’s July Staff meetings to Reinforce the Principles of Effective Communication in the Workplace. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has instituted company-wide staff meetings this month to reinforce best practices when communicating with fellow staff members and customers. Ms. White chose to institute the meetings when she realized how much more complicated communicating...

2014-07-14 08:21:55

ZUG, Switzerland, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) entered into agreements with Rosneft for the sale of the Company's land drilling and workover operations in Russia and Venezuela. The consideration is $500 million in cash. The Russian rig operations include 61 land drilling crews and a fleet of workover rigs, essentially pulling units while the Venezuela operations include 6 land drilling rigs. The rig staffing is approximately 7,800 in Russia...

2014-07-01 08:24:16

Merges Legal and Compliance Groups ZUG, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) announces the appointment of Ms. Dianne B. Ralston as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Ralston joins Weatherford with more than 20 years of combined legal, compliance, and contractual experience in the oil and gas industry, including working for Schlumberger in a variety of roles since 1998. Her most recent positions with...

2014-06-17 04:20:39

GENEVA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc, formed in Ireland (NYSE: WFT), announced today that the shareholders of its predecessor company Weatherford International Ltd., formed in Switzerland, have approved changing its place of incorporation from Switzerland to Ireland. This action was taken at an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held yesterday at which the proposal was overwhelmingly approved by over 98% of the shareholders voting. Earlier...

2014-06-17 04:20:37

GENEVA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT) ("Weatherford Switzerland") today informs its shareholders that the merger of Weatherford Switzerland with and into Weatherford International plc, the new public holding company and parent of the Weatherford group of companies incorporated under Irish law (the "Merger"), has been registered in the commercial register of the Canton of Zug, Switzerland, and has thereby become effective. The effective...

2014-06-16 08:22:40

GENEVA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT), announced today that its shareholders have approved changing its place of incorporation from Switzerland to Ireland at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held in Zug, Switzerland. As previously disclosed by the SIX Swiss Exchange, trading in the shares of Weatherford International Ltd. (the "Shares") on the SIX Swiss Exchange will be suspended as from and including June 17, 2014,...

2014-06-13 16:22:22

Weatherford brings readers back to the basics of the Christian faith MAITLAND, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of Kenneth L. Weatherford's new books, In Search of Balance: Rediscovering Simple Christianity ($14.99, paperback, 9781628390537; $7.99, e-book, 9781628390544) and In Search of Balance: Rediscovering Simple Christianity Student Study Guide ($11.99, paperback, 9781629525501; $5.99, e-book, 9781629525518) he covers the foundation of Christianity....

2014-05-08 16:30:34

GENEVA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE/Euronext Paris/SIX: WFT) today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss results for the Company's second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The call will be open to the public. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO To access the call, please contact the conference call operator at...


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