Weatherford International Ltd.

EANS-Adhoc: Weatherford Files Form 8-K, Prospectus Supplement and Forms 4

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Form 8-K

07.06.2011

GENEVA, June 6, 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 that on June 6, 2011, Weatherford entered into a registration rights agreement through which it agreed to register with the SEC 1,466,634 shares issued in a non-material acquisition in order to facilitate the resale of the shares by the recipients thereof. A prospectus supplement to Weatherford's registration statement on Form S-3 was also filed on June 6, 2011 to register the shares issued in connection with this acquisition.

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    In addition, one or more statements of changes in beneficial ownership of
its officers and directors on Form 4, as required by Section 16(a) of the 

U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, have been filed with the U.S. SEC.

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 http://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 
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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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