Weatherford Prices $600 Million of Senior Notes

Weatherford International Ltd. announced that it has priced $600 million aggregate principal amount of 6.50% Senior Notes due August 1, 2036. Weatherford intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to reduce outstanding short-term commercial paper borrowings.

Banc of America Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, and UBS Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers on the transaction.

Nothing herein shall constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. A copy of the written prospectus pertaining to the offering may be obtained from any of the joint book running managers by directing a request for the same to Banc of America Securities LLC, Prospectus Department, 100 West 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001; Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, 180 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014; Attention: Prospectus Department; or UBS Securities LLC, Attn: Fixed Income Syndicate, 677 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT 06901. Alternatively, the prospectus may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at

Weatherford is one of the largest global providers of innovative mechanical solutions, technology and services for the drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry. Weatherford operates in over 100 countries and employs approximately 30,200 people worldwide.