Weatherford Named Best Directional Drilling Company of the Year by Rosneft

October 26, 2016
Russian Oil and Gas Company Recognizes Service Company for HSE, Reliability, Technology

HOUSTON, October 26, 2016 – Weatherford Russia was recognized as the Best Directional Drilling Company of the Year by Rosneft at the second specialized Exploration and Production Technologies 2016 Сonference held in Moscow October 4 and 5, 2016.

Rosneft, the world’s largest publicly traded petroleum corporation, acknowledged its top contractors in several categories for performance excellence in 2015 during a panel at the conference. The company reviewed the performance of several Russian and foreign contractors in the areas of health, safety and the environment (HSE); reliability; and technology. Weatherford was recognized for achieving the best results in directional drilling and logging and measurement while drilling throughout the company’s assets in 2015.

“We are proud of this recognition of our directional drilling performance from one of our largest customers in Russia,” said Hans Klampferer, Weatherford Region Vice President for Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. “We look forward to continuing to meet Rosneft’s needs with high levels of service quality and reliability.”

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 100 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 31,000 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on FacebookLinkedInTwitter and YouTube.


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