Weatherford Names Michael S. O’Brien Vice President, US Operations

22 Dec 1999

Houston, December 22, 1999

Weatherford International, Inc. (NYSE: WFT) has named Michael S. O’Brien Vice President, US Operations for the company’s Drilling and Intervention Services Division.

Most recently, O’Brien held the position of Vice President, Tubular Running Services for Weatherford. O’Brien has more than 22 years of experience in the oilfield service industry and has been employed by Weatherford since 1984. During his tenure with the company, he has held a number of positions in operations, manufacturing and sales management.

Houston-based Weatherford International, Inc. ( is one of the largest global providers of innovative mechanical solutions, technology and services for the drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry. Weatherford’s Drilling and Intervention Services Division offers comprehensive product lines in underbalanced drilling systems, cementing products, re-entry and fishing services, thru-tubing products, rental equipment and services, and well installation services.

Don Galletly (713) 693-4148
Christine McGee (713) 693-4362

Weatherford International, Inc.
515 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77027