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Weatherford International 

“Market Cap $13.47 B As of May 2014

  • Industry: Oil Services & Equipment
  • Founded: 1948
  • Country: Switzerland
  • CEO: Bernard Duroc-Danner
  • Website: www.weatherford.com
  • Employees: 67.000
  • Sales: $15.26 B
  • Headquarters: Geneva
Forbes Lists
#887 Global 2000
  • #622 in Sales
  • #972 in Assets
  • #829 in Market value
Profile

Weatherford International Ltd. provides equipment and services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry. The company operates through two product and service line groups: Formation Evaluation and Well Construction, and Completion and Production. The Formation Evaluation and Well Construction group engages in the drilling services, well construction, integrated drilling, wire line and evaluation services, drilling tools and re-entry and fishing. The Completion and Production group engages in the artificial lift systems, stimulation and chemicals, completion systems and pipeline and specialty services. It provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.”

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