Weatherford International Ltd.

EANS-Adhoc: Weatherford Files Forms 8-K and S-3

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Form 8-K and S-3

26.05.2011

GENEVA, May 25, 2011 -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris / SIX: WFT) today informs its shareholders that a Current Report on Form 8-K has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The Form 8-K discloses the following matters:

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- Results of the matters voted upon by the shareholders at the Annual
      Meeting held on May 25, 2011;
    - On May 19, 2011, Weatherford entered into a registration rights agreement
      through which it agreed to register with the SEC 1,623,680 shares that
      were issued in a non-material acquisition to facilitate the resale of the
      shares by the recipients thereof; and
    - A Registration Statement on Form S-3 and related prospectus supplement
      were filed with the SEC on May 25, 2011 to cover the shares issued in
      connection with this acquisition. 

Weatherford International Ltd. makes available free of charge on its website, its Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, reports filed pursuant to Section 16 of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and amendments to those reports filed with or furnished to the SEC as soon as reasonably practicable after Weatherford International Ltd. electronically files these documents with, or furnishes them to, the SEC. These documents are posted on Weatherford International Ltd.'s website at www.weatherford.com — under "Investor Relations."

The SEC maintains a website that contains reports, proxy statements and other information regarding issuers that file electronically with the SEC. These materials may be obtained electronically by accessing the SEC's home page at http://www.sec.gov.

Copies of the above referenced information will also be made available, free of charge, by calling or upon written request to:

Weatherford International Ltd.
    Investor Relations
    4-6 Rue Jean-Francois
    Bartholoni
    1204 Geneva, Switzerland

Contact: Andrew P. Becnel            41.22.816.1502
         Chief Financial Officer

         Karen David-Green           +1.713.693.2530 

Vice President - Investor Relations

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issuer:      Weatherford International Ltd.
          Rue Jean-Francois Bartholoni 4-6
          CH-1204 Geneva
phone:       +41.22.816.1500
FAX:         +41.22.816.1599
mail:     karen.david-green@weatherford.com
WWW:      http://www.weatherford.com
sector:      Oil & Gas - Upstream activities
ISIN:        CH0038838394
indexes:
stockmarkets: stock market: Euronext Paris, New York, Main Standard: SIX Swiss
          Exchange
language: English 

Contact:

Andrew P. Becnel, Chief Financial Officer, +41-22-816-1502, Karen David-Green,
Vice President - Investor Relations, +1-713-693-2530

Branche: Oil & Gas - Upstream activities
ISIN: CH0038838394
WKN: A0RF77
Börsen: Euronext Paris / stock market
New York / stock market
SIX Swiss Exchange / Main Standard



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