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Weatherford and Partners Raise More than $370,000 in 2019 for Houston Non-Profits

November 13, 2019 GMT

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (OTC-PINK:WFTIQ) and partners raised and donated more than $370,000 to four Houston-area non-profit organizations as a result of the 2019 edition of their annual Weatherford Walks event, held November 9. The proceeds will be shared equally between the Houston Area Women’s Center, Camp Hope, Small Steps Nurturing Center, and Spindletop Charities. Since its inception, Weatherford Walks has raised more than $1.9 million for the Houston community.

More than 900 participants registered to walk the mile-long Sam Houston race track to support the four Houston charities. Both Weatherford employees and trusted business partners made generous monetary donations in support of the recipient organizations.

Each of the Houston-based charities make a significant impact on individuals and neighborhoods across the Houston community:

“We are committed to making a positive impact on the areas in which we live and work by engaging with local communities, volunteering our time, and donating much needed resources,” said Mark A. McCollum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Weatherford. “We are proud to support these wonderful organizations as we work together to care for the neighbors in our community.”

Weatherford sponsors who supported the 2019 Weatherford Walks event include:

About Weatherford
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 more than 80 countries and has a network of 620 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs more than 24,000 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Weatherford Contacts
Christoph Bausch
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Karen David-Green
Senior Vice President Stakeholder Engagement and Chief Marketing Officer

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