Weatherford Awarded Comprehensive North Sea Contract

13 Mar 2000

Houston, March 13, 2000

Weatherford International, Inc. (NYSE: WFT) today announced that it had been awarded a three year bundled service and supply contract by BP Amoco in support of its drilling activities in the North Sea.

The agreement covers products and services provided by Weatherford’s Drilling and Intervention Services division. The contract includes providing all of the fishing, milling, whipstock and re-entry services; casing and tubular running services and downhole tools.

Houston-based Weatherford International, Inc. ( is one of the largest global providers of innovative mechanical solutions, technology and services for the drilling, completion and production sectors of the oil and gas industry. Weatherford operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.

Don Galletly (713) 693-4148
Doug Sedge 011-44-1224-796977

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