BAAR, Switzerland, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) was named Oilfield Services Company of the Year at the 2016 Oil & Gas Middle East Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding achievements made within the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry in the Middle East. From a field of four finalists for Oilfield Services Company of the Year, including Schlumberger, Gulf Drilling International and Megarme, Weatherford was selected for its commitment to providing Middle Eastern operators with integrated, complete solutions.
"We are very pleased to be recognized for our strong offerings in this region," said Frederico Justus, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, at Weatherford. "This award is a testament to our continual investments in quality people, facilities and services in the Middle East."
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 100 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 32,000 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
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