Weatherford's Registered Shares Approved for Listing on Euronext

Weatherford International announced that the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has approved the Company's prospectus for admission of its registered shares to listing and trading on the Professional Segment of NYSE Euronext Paris ("Euronext"), and has granted visa number 09-277, dated September 29, 2009, on the prospectus. This prospectus has been prepared by Weatherford International Ltd. and its signatory accepts the responsibility for its contents. The attention of investors is drawn to the risk factors described in the prospectus.

On September 28, 2009, Euronext approved Weatherford's application for listing and trading of its registered shares on Euronext.

Copies of this prospectus may be obtained free of charge from Weatherford International Ltd. at 4-6 Rue Jean-François Bartholoni, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland and from its paying agent in France, Société Générale -- Titres et Bourse (Postal address: 32, rue du Champ de Tir, BP
81236, 44312 Nantes Cedex 3, France). The prospectus is also available on Weatherford's website at and the AMF's website at

Weatherford's shares are scheduled to begin trading on Euronext on October 6, 2009. The Company's registered shares will trade under the symbol "WFT" and be denominated in Euros on the Paris venue. This listing will not alter Weatherford's share count, capital structure, or current stock-listings on the New York Stock Exchange, where Weatherford also trades under the symbol "WFT."