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Company Overview and News

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Weatherford releases new long-stroke pumping unit

2018-07-17 worldoil
HOUSTON -- Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of a new Rotaflex long-stroke pumping unit that improves artificial-lift efficiency in challenging applications including deep, high-volume and high gas-to-liquids wells.
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ADES International acquires onshore drilling operations from Weatherford

2018-07-12 worldoil
LONDON and DUBAI -- ADES International Holding Ltd., the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa through its subsidiaries, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Weatherford International for the acquisition of 31 onshore drilling rigs for a purchase price of $287.5 million, in line with its strategy to strengthen its onshore capabilities.
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-07-12 reuters
July 12 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1300 GMT on Thursday:
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Weatherford (WFT) to Divest Land Drilling Rigs to Lower Debt

2018-07-12 zacks
Weatherford International plc’s (WFT - Free Report) subsidiary has inked a definitive agreement to sell its land drilling rig operations in Algeria, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to ADES International Holding Ltd and also two idle land rigs in Iraq. The company expects to raise $287.5 million from the divestiture. The sale comprises 31 land drilling rigs and related contracts along with 2,300 employees and contract personnel.
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Weatherford to Sell Drilling Rigs Business in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Algeria

2018-07-12 rigzone
A subsidiary of Weatherford International plc has signed a definitive agreement with ADES International Holding Ltd for the sale of Weatherford's land drilling rig operations in Algeria, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, as well as two idle land rigs in Iraq, for an aggregate cash purchase price of $287.5 million.
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-07-12 reuters
July 12 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Thursday:
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Weatherford to sell land drilling rigs to ADES International

2018-07-11 reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Weatherford International Plc on Wednesday said it will sell its land drilling rig operations in Algeria, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia, as well as two rigs in Iraq, to ADES International Holding for $287.5 million.
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Oakmark Select Fund: Second Quarter 2018

2018-07-11 seekingalpha
For the quarter, the Oakmark Select Fund declined 0.4%, compared to a 3.4% increase in the S&P 500 Index, the Fund’s benchmark. Year to date, the Fund declined 4.3%, compared to a 2.7% increase for the S&P 500.
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Baker Hughes: GE Overhang

2018-07-11 seekingalpha
The company just celebrated the 1-year anniversary of the merger between Baker Hughes and the GE oil and business.
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General Electric - What's It Worth?

2018-07-03 seekingalpha
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National Oilwell Inks Onshore Drilling JV With Saudi Aramco

2018-07-03 zacks
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV - Free Report) recently inked a deal to form a joint venture (JV) with Saudi Aramco for manufacturing onshore rigs and equipment in Saudi Arabia. The latest development will brighten prospects of the energy services sector in Saudi Arabia and boost future growth potential of National Oilwell. The Rig-Building JV Deal The JV, which will serve as a major hub for high-specification rigs with breakthrough technologies, aims to construct up to 10 onshore drilling rigs annually.
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Implied Volatility Surging for Weatherford (WFT) Stock Options

2018-06-28 zacks
Investors in Weatherford International plc (WFT - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Jun 29, 2018 $3.50 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today.
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

2018-06-12 247wallst
The most heavily traded shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange in the two-week period that ended May 31 saw their short positions shrink. During the two weeks the S&P 500 index rose by 2.6% in the same period and daily volume was fairly steady.
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Weatherford (WFT) Plans to Divest Laboratories Business

2018-06-12 zacks
Per Bloomberg, Weatherford International plc (WFT - Free Report) is contemplating the divestiture of its laboratories business and has contacted potential private equity and corporate buyers. Weatherford did not disclose any details with respect to the same. During Weatherford’s first-quarter earnings call, the CEO had spoken about the company’s plan to lower debt and sell non-core businesses. It is already is in the process of divesting onshore rig business and has two potential buyers.
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