Weatherford International Ltd.

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

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Form 8-K


GENEVA, Sept. 15, 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 September 13, 2011, Weatherford entered into a
registration rights agreement through which it agreed to register with the SEC
4,653,679 shares issued in a non-material acquisition in order to facilitate the
resale of the shares by the recipients thereof.  In addition, the Form 8-K
discloses that effective September 15, 2011, Weatherford amended its Articles of
Association to reflect changes in its outstanding share capital resulting from
the issuance of these shares.  A prospectus supplement to Weatherford's
registration statement on Form S-3 was also filed on September 15, 2011 to
register the resale of the shares issued in connection with the 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 — 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

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

SOURCE Weatherford International Ltd.

Further inquiry note:
Contact:  Andrew P. Becnel        +41-22-816-1502
          Chief Financial Officer

          Karen David-Green       +1-713-693-2530
          Vice President - 
           Investor Relations

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer:      Weatherford International Ltd.
             Rue Jean-Francois Bartholoni 4-6
             CH-1204 Geneva
phone:       +41.22.816.1500
FAX:         +41.22.816.1599
sector:      Oil & Gas - Upstream activities
ISIN:        CH0038838394
stockmarkets: stock market: Euronext Paris, New York, Main Standard: SIX Swiss
language:   English

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