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  • CORRECTED-Weatherford to hive off non-core businesses Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    Feb 25- Oilfield services provider Weatherford International Ltd said it would divest five businesses, exit another as it struggles with weak demand in North America, and has identified 6,192 positions for job cuts as part of a previously announced plan.

  • Weatherford to hive off non-core businesses, cut jobs Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Feb 25- Oilfield services provider Weatherford International Ltd said it would divest five businesses, exit another and lay off 6192 employees as it struggles with weak demand in North America. The company, which is being probed for violations of the United Nations oil-for-food program in Iraq, on Tuesday also reported a wider quarterly net loss.

  • Jan 30- Oilfield services company Weatherford International Ltd said it would cut 7,000 jobs and warned that its fourth-quarter profit would miss its forecast, hurt by severe winter in North America and operational disruptions in the Middle East.

  • Jan 17- Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, reported a better-than-expected 22 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit as robust international drilling activity made up for weakness in North America. Most of Schlumberger's gains in North America came from the U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 26- Oilfield services firm Weatherford International will pay $253 million in fines to the U.S. government to settle charges that ranged from flouting sanctions against Iran and Syria to sending business partners on World Cup soccer junkets, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Weatherford was charged with exporting oil and gas equipment to Iran, Syria, Sudan and Cuba in violation of sanctions, and exporting prohibited items tied to nuclear non-proliferation to Venezuela and Mexico.

  • Nov 26- Oil services company Weatherford International Ltd said it would pay $253 million to settle longstanding charges brought by U.S. regulators. The charges against the company include work in sanctioned countries, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act breaches and violations in the Iraq oil-for-food program.

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