Weatherford International 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 28, 2005
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 693-4000
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Item 8.01 Other Items.
On December 28, 2005, we issued a press release announcing that our Board of Directors has approved a common share repurchase program authorizing the repurchase of up to US$1 billion of our common shares. The press release announcing the share repurchase program is attached as an exhibit to this report.
Item. 9.01 Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated December 28, 2005 announcing common share repurchase program.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.