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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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WFT News: Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts 08/31/2017 04:05:00 PM
WFT News: Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts 08/31/2017 04:05:00 PM
WFT News: Weatherford Announces Conference Call 08/24/2017 04:05:00 PM
WFT News: Weatherford Announces Conference Call 08/24/2017 04:05:00 PM
WFT News: Weatherford Appoints Karl Blanchard as Chief Operating Officer 08/21/2017 04:05:00 PM
#335   Price target $6.50 per Barron’s on 8/1, and Saskey 08/18/17 01:50:45 AM
#334   * * $WFT Video Chart 06-16-17 * * ClayTrader 06/16/17 04:50:31 PM
#333   Wow. Bottom falling out here. Pretty wadirum1 06/15/17 03:27:11 PM
#332   Any predictions here on how low this can wadirum1 06/08/17 11:16:09 AM
#331   WFT, PE and PXD featured in analyst interview north40000 04/04/17 02:47:08 PM
#330   Incoming WFT CEO Mark McCollum needs to identify JettLoneStar 03/25/17 04:02:37 PM
#329   Weatherford needs transactions to create value, Bernstein analyst says Envestor First 03/24/17 12:52:30 PM
#328   Great news for shareholders old and new. Profits rulestocks 03/08/17 11:03:12 AM
#327   Purchased some shares to make some 2017 profits! rulestocks 03/02/17 01:27:44 PM
#326   I bought some WFT today. Chart looks wadirum1 02/27/17 11:55:41 AM
#325   Analyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Overweight on trendmkr 01/09/17 01:04:54 PM
#324   Thanks !! Same to you. petguz 01/06/17 09:43:17 PM
#323   Techs ain't gonna matter when the market dives, Flobewan 01/06/17 09:42:38 PM
#322   You might be right but I like the petguz 01/06/17 09:41:04 PM
#321   For me not what I would do, market Flobewan 01/06/17 09:38:25 PM
#320   I bought NE Jan 2018 12 calls recently. petguz 01/06/17 09:29:58 PM
#319   I bought NE Jan 2018 12 calls recently. petguz 01/06/17 09:24:26 PM
#318   Ok !! Sounds nice. petguz 01/06/17 09:21:36 PM
#317   Ok thanks :) petguz 01/06/17 09:00:30 PM
#316   Will do but not so sure I would Flobewan 01/06/17 08:59:03 PM
#315   That sounds good but I never made much petguz 01/06/17 08:51:50 PM
#314   Not really, let's say I buy *** for Flobewan 01/06/17 08:37:06 PM
#313   Yes but you need lots of shares to petguz 01/06/17 08:20:52 PM
#312   You ever sell covered calls? I've wormed Flobewan 01/06/17 08:16:56 PM
#311   It's a good strategy that seems to work petguz 01/06/17 07:54:36 PM
#310   Sometimes what I do is I have 2 Flobewan 01/06/17 07:52:12 PM
#309   Agree, hold for a while. You got time. petguz 01/06/17 07:44:41 PM
#308   I'm not worried about it, got a whole Flobewan 01/06/17 07:43:17 PM
#307   I think you'll be ok. petguz 01/06/17 07:40:44 PM
#306   Got them 28 Oct 2016 for $1.50 only Flobewan 01/06/17 07:38:21 PM
#305   Nice !! petguz 01/06/17 07:31:34 PM
#304   Me too because I've got some $5 calls Flobewan 01/06/17 07:27:21 PM
#303   I hope you're right !! :) petguz 01/06/17 07:22:20 PM
#302   That all depends on how much industrial production leggmason 01/06/17 07:15:18 PM
#301   Just bought Jan 2018 12 calls. I feel petguz 01/06/17 01:12:53 PM
#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