EANS-Adhoc: Weatherford Files Forms 4 And 8-K

   

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other/Files Forms 4 And 8-K
20.12.2012


GENEVA, Dec. 19, 2012 -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris /
SIX: WFT) today informs its shareholders that 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, as well
as a Form 8-K have been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
("SEC").  The Form 8-K includes notification that Mr. Bernard Duroc-Danner,
Weatherford's President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer has voluntarily
forfeited an award of 481,058 Performance Units granted on March 23, 2012.

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

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
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


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

SOURCE  Weatherford International


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

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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