Weatherford Announces Registration of Merger in Commercial Register of the Canton of Zug

  Weatherford Announces Registration of Merger in Commercial Register of the
                                Canton of Zug

PR Newswire

GENEVA, June 17, 2014

GENEVA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE /
SIX: WFT) ("Weatherford Switzerland") today informs its shareholders that the
merger of Weatherford Switzerland with and into Weatherford International plc,
the new public holding company and parent of the Weatherford group of
companies incorporated under Irish law (the "Merger"), has been registered in
the commercial register of the Canton of Zug, Switzerland, and has thereby
become effective. The effective day of delisting of Weatherford Switzerland's
shares from the SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd will be June 19, 2014. It is expected
that trading of the shares of Weatherford International plc will start at the
New York Stock Exchange on June 18, 2014.

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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
Contacts:  Krishna Shivram                                 +1.713.836.4610
              Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
              Karen David-Green                               +1.713.836.7430
              Vice President – Investor


SOURCE Weatherford International Ltd.

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