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In 1972, the separate company of Energy Ventures, Inc. was founded as an offshore gas and oil exploration and production company.In 1987, Energy Ventures was liquidated and re-established and by 1990, had acquired Grant Oil Country Tubular Company.

In 1991, Weatherford acquired Petroleum Equipment Tools Company (PETCO). Weatherford and HOMCO later merged operations to create Weatherford Services, the largest oil fishing/rental company 
in the world. In 1995, Weatherford merged with Enterra, becoming Weatherford Enterra Inc.

In May 1998 Energy Ventures, since renamed EVI, Inc. and Weatherford Enterra, Inc. merged, creating the current company now known as Weatherford. In the next two years, 
Weatherford added a number of well-organized brands to its expertise, including Dailey, Orwell, Energy Rentals, Whiting, Williams, BBL and ECD Northwest. Weatherford also created 
a stronger completion competence with the addition of well-known brands in the sector such as Petroline, Cardium, Nodeco, McAllister, Johnson Screens, Houston Well Screens, Arrow, and CIDRA.

In 2005, Weatherford acquired Precision Drilling Corporation’s Precision Energy Services and International Contract Drilling divisions.

In 2008, the company announced that it was shifting its place of incorporation from Bermuda to Switzerland. That same year, Weatherford completed its acquisition of V-Tech International,
a pioneer in the development of mechanical power tong systems in the North Sea to improve rig safety.


Company focus
As an oil and natural gas drilling services company, Weatherford produces a variety of products and services for the oil and gas industry. These include drilling services, electronic well
measurement and monitoring, completion, production, and evaluation products and services. In particular, the company has developed directional drilling services that can extend through
miles of bedrock with great precision,
and tubular running services that are used on almost half of the world’s deepwater drilling projects. The company has more sand screen systems installed
worldwide than any other company, and production optimization systems in more than 100,000 wells around the world
. Additionally, Weatherford is the industry’s only provider of all forms of
artificial lift.
Weatherford also offers intervention, completion, and decommissioning services for well owners, in addition to pipeline precommissioning, commissioning operations, and one of
the world's most diverse fleets of inline inspection tools.



       


     

 


      
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#300   good Volume beambe 11/30/16 12:51:09 PM
#299   This stocks ticker should not be WFT,,,it should dabonenose 11/14/16 09:51:08 AM
#298   Gigolo,,,personally, even with their debt, I think they dabonenose 11/11/16 11:59:14 PM
#297   Whats next for Weatherford? There are far more Gigolo Jason 11/11/16 02:44:57 PM
#296   Yeah, they must not have liked him as dabonenose 11/09/16 10:32:34 PM
#295   CEO Resigns: Gigolo Jason 11/09/16 07:04:00 PM
#294   As they make new deals on old debt LasNubes 11/08/16 12:46:25 PM
#293   This is a buy below $4 Nowhere to go LasNubes 11/07/16 09:08:55 PM
#292   Price in free fall. Gigolo Jason 11/02/16 03:17:35 PM
#291   Whenever CT shows up, it's usually the shortterm dabonenose 11/02/16 11:24:18 AM
#290   * * $WFT Video Chart 11-01-16 * * ClayTrader 11/01/16 05:32:32 PM
#289   WFT also tagged the Gallery EMA60 line today, dabonenose 11/01/16 03:11:14 PM
#288   Here's a Reason Why Weatherford (WFT) Stock Is dabonenose 11/01/16 03:00:18 PM
#287   WFT,,,If it does close above the bottom line dabonenose 11/01/16 02:48:46 PM
#286   If WFT closes where I expect, it will dabonenose 11/01/16 02:17:28 PM
#285   I'm in at 4.10 with a fairly tight JTrader 11/01/16 01:42:42 PM
#284   Well, don't know where it's gonna end up, dabonenose 11/01/16 01:33:06 PM
#283   I take it the news got a positive JTrader 11/01/16 01:18:59 PM
#282   Hope so :) Petooo2016 11/01/16 01:17:35 PM
#281   Company said they are able to meet their girlfriend 11/01/16 01:06:23 PM
#280   Another bankrupt ? Petooo2016 11/01/16 01:04:24 PM
#279   Roger that Mike! girlfriend 11/01/16 12:48:15 PM
#278   If you do thank your main man JESUS MikeBK205 11/01/16 12:44:08 PM
#277   Nope…have yet to get in…IF I do at girlfriend 11/01/16 12:43:22 PM
#276   WFT halted at 12:14,,,News Pending....????? dabonenose 11/01/16 12:19:03 PM
#275   Did you pray to AA on this one too,?? MikeBK205 10/31/16 02:29:58 PM
#274   You should of prayed to Jesus, he would MikeBK205 10/27/16 02:11:46 PM
#273   WFT down over 11% today….not sure I want girlfriend 10/26/16 11:56:42 AM
#272   WFT SEC Admin Proceeding: Renee 09/28/16 09:43:16 AM
#271   We have been watching WFT for a break bradscott 08/01/16 05:23:46 PM
#270   Tough times for sure but outlook getting stronger. Timothy Smith 07/11/16 12:49:08 AM
#269   In complex drilling environments, our focus is on sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 11:52:09 PM
#268   Janus Capital boosted its stake in WFT by sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 11:45:59 PM
#267   RBC Capital restated an outperform rating and set sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:55:18 PM
#266   Weatherford International Plc’s (WFT) Buy Rating Reiterated at sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:46:13 PM
#265   The oil rig count just had its biggest sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:36:23 PM
#264   Interesting WFT Put And Call Options For July 8th sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:21:16 PM
#263   A Breath Of Air For Suffocating Weatherford International sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:10:57 PM
#262   Weatherford upgraded at Piper Jaffray following offering sprtcrdlui 06/03/16 10:01:05 PM
#261   WFT at 52 week low here 4.95 girlfriend 05/20/16 09:53:59 AM
#260   * * $WFT Video Chart 05-05-16 * * ClayTrader 05/05/16 05:12:45 PM
#259   Weatherford International (WFT -6.8%) and a Swiss inspections Timothy Smith 02/21/16 07:38:09 AM
#258   WFT has a 350 million dollar debt payment Gigolo Jason 01/20/16 09:59:55 AM
#257   Rumor has that WFT will be filing for Gigolo Jason 12/15/15 10:08:40 AM
#256   Weatherford's (WFT +9.7%) cancellation of its plans to Timothy Smith 09/22/15 10:00:09 PM
#255   * * $WFT Video Chart 09-22-15 * * ClayTrader 09/22/15 05:18:22 PM
#254   Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT) +13.7% premarket after deciding not Timothy Smith 09/22/15 09:57:29 AM
#253   Weatherford's (WFT -9%) plan to raise $1B fuels Timothy Smith 09/21/15 12:03:45 PM
#252   Any talks of a buyout for wft?? Revorising 09/01/15 12:45:56 PM
#251   The bond market signals more pain ahead for Timothy Smith 08/27/15 03:47:47 AM
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