Weatherford Brazil Facility Achieves API Q2 Certification

March 15, 2017

HOUSTON, March 15, 2017 – Weatherford International plc announced today that its facility in Macaé, Brazil, received API Specification Q2 certification. To gain certification, a facility must demonstrate a robust quality management system that assures personnel competency, risk assessment, contingency planning and other key elements.

The Macaé facility manufactures, services, supplies, installs, inspects and distributes parts, equipment and accessories used for oil and gas exploration and production. These products are used in formation evaluation, drilling, completion, intervention and artificial lift operations throughout the country.

“This recognition is important to us because it demonstrates our ability to consistently deliver high-quality products and services to our clients,” said Renato Borges, Weatherford country manager for Brazil. “Our goal is to execute operations flawlessly the first time and every time.”

“At Weatherford, we understand the close relationship between safety and service quality and running a successful business,” said Kyle Chapman, vice president of quality, health, safety, security and environment (QHSSE) at Weatherford. “We are committed to executing our work safely and at the highest level so that our clients, employees and the community all profit.”

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 over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 900 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 30,000 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and YouTube.

The Weatherford facility in Macaé, Brazil

The Weatherford facility in Macaé, Brazil, has achieved API Specification Q2 certification.

Weatherford Contact

Kelley Hughes, Corporate Communications Manager,