Weatherford International Ltd.

EANS-Adhoc: Weatherford Publishes Annual Report And Files Definitive Proxy Statement

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Annual Reports/Proxy Filings
30.04.2013


GENEVA, April 30, 2013  -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris
/ SIX: WFT) today informs its shareholders that it has published its 2012 Annual
Report and filed its definitive proxy statement for the 2013 Annual General
Meeting.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO)

Weatherford's 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held on June 20, 2013 at 9:00
a.m. local time at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Quai Turrettini 1, 1201 Geneva,
Switzerland. Weatherford has established the close of business on May 30, 2013
as the record date for determining the registered shareholders entitled to
attend, vote or grant proxies to vote at the meeting or any adjournments or
postponements of the meeting. 

Additional Information and Where to Find It

Weatherford International Ltd. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC") the definitive proxy statement for its upcoming 2013 Annual
General Meeting. The document includes additional information about Weatherford,
its corporate governance, executive compensation, and other matters pertaining
to the meeting. Weatherford will commence mailing the definitive proxy statement
to its shareholders on or about May 8, 2013. Investors are urged to read
Weatherford's proxy statement carefully as it contains important information.

Weatherford 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 electronically files these documents
with, or furnishes them to, the SEC. 

Copies of Weatherford's proxy statement for its upcoming 2013 Annual General
Meeting are and, its 2012 Annual Report and the documents filed with or
furnished to the SEC are or will be, publicly available for free through the
website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov or on Weatherford International
Ltd.'s website at
http://www.weatherford.com/AboutWeatherford/InvestorRelations/ProxyMaterials/.
These materials may also be obtained without charge by calling Weatherford
International Ltd.'s toll phone line at: +1 (713) 836-4000 or upon written
request to: 

                Weatherford International Ltd.  
                Investor Relations      
                4-6 Rue Jean-Francois Bartholoni        
                1204 Geneva, Switzerland        
                        
Contacts:       John H. Briscoe         +1.713.836.4610
                Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer       
                        
                Karen David-Green       +1.713.836.7430
                Vice President - Investor Relations     

Participants in the Solicitation 


Weatherford International Ltd. and its directors, executive officers and certain
other members of management and employees, as well as Phoenix Advisory Services,
as proxy solicitor, and Mr. Gass and Mr. Kalman, as director nominees, may be
deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect of the
proposed matters to be voted upon at Weatherford International Ltd.'s 2013
Annual General Meeting. Information about the directors and executive officers
of Weatherford International Ltd. who may, under the rules of the SEC, be
considered participants in the solicitation, and their direct or indirect
interests, by security holdings or otherwise, which may be different from those
of Weatherford International Ltd.'s shareholders generally, may be found in the
definitive proxy statement for the 2013 Annual General Meeting, filed with the
SEC on April 30, 2013 and other relevant materials filed, or to be filed with
the SEC. Such filings may be found on the websites listed above or by contacting
the company as noted above.


Further inquiry note:
Contacts: 	John H. Briscoe 	         +1.713.836.4610
		Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer	
			
		Karen David-Green  	+1.713.836.7430
		Vice President - Investor Relations

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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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: Main Standard: SIX Swiss Exchange, stock market: New York, Euronext
             Paris 
language:   English
 

 


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