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Bahnhofstrasse 1

Baar, 6340

Switzerland

Phone: 41 22 816 1500

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Weatherford International public limited company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multinational oilfield service company. The company provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells worldwide. The company conducts operations in approximately 100 countries, and has service and sales locations in all of the oil and natural gas producing regions in the world. Product Offerings The company’s principal business is to provide equipment and services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry, both on land and offshore, through its 3 business groups: Formation Evaluation and Well Construction, Completion and Production, and Land Drilling Rigs, which together include 14 product lines. Formation Evaluation and Well Construction Within the Formation Evaluation and Well Construction business group, the company provides formation evaluation services from early well planning to reservoir management services, including core analysis, surface logging, well site geochemistry, logging while drilling and wireline services. The company’s suite of formation evaluation services has various applications across all types of reservoirs. The company also provides well construction services to help clients ensure well integrity for the full life cycle of the well using reliable casing and tubing strings, cementation design, reliable liner top isolation and methods that ensure the well reaches total depth in the best condition possible. Formation Evaluation and Well Construction includes Managed-Pressure Drilling, Drilling Services, Tubular Running Services, Drilling Tools, Wireline Services, Testing and Production Services, Re-entry and Fishing Services, Cementing, Liner Systems, Integrated Laboratory Services and Surface Logging Systems. Managed-Pressure Drilling consists of various drilling techniques, including closed-loop drilling, air drilling, managed-pressure drilling, and underbalanced drilling. Drilling Services includes directional drilling, logging while drilling, measurement while drilling and rotary steerable systems. This service line also includes the company’s range of downhole equipment, including high temperature motors, wireline steering tools, air rotary hammer drills, casing exit systems, downhole deployment valves and downhole data acquisition equipment. Tubular Running Services consists of various tubular connection and installation services for the drilling, completion and workover of an oil or natural gas well, including liner systems, solid expandable systems, zonal isolation products, and swellable well-construction technologies. The company also specializes in critical-service installations. Drilling Tools includes the company’s patented drilling jars, underreamers, rotating control devices, downhole tools, drillpipe and related tools, tubular handling equipment, and other pressure-control equipment used in drilling oil and natural gas wells. The company also offers wellhead systems to reduce time in changing wellhead sizes while increasing safety procedures, production monitoring and optimization, and flow measurement, which measures how much oil, water and gas is flowing in a well. Wireline Services includes open hole and cased-hole logging services to measure the physical properties of underground formations and help determine the location and potential deliverability of oil and gas from a reservoir. It also includes production and produced water systems for fracturing, production disposal and enhanced oil recovery operations. The company also offers global petroleum consulting services in the geoscience and engineering domain. Testing and Production Services includes drillstem test tools, early production facilities, life-of-field production facilities, produced-water systems, tubing conveyed perforating systems and well testing systems. Re-entry and Fishing Services provides re-entry services, fishing services, thru-tubing services, well abandonment services, and wellbore cleaning services. Cementing operations comprise a phase of well completion. The comp

 

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