Weatherford International 8-K 2012
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): July 24, 2012
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Telephone number, area code: 41.22.816.1500
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On July 24, 2012, we issued a news release announcing pre-tax results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item.
On July 25, 2012, we will hold a conference call at 8:00 a.m. eastern, 7:00 a.m. central, regarding the quarterly results. This scheduled conference call was previously announced on April 24, 2012 and will be available via real-time webcast.
To access the call please contact the conference call operator at 866-393-8572, or 706-643-6499 for international calls, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, and ask for the Weatherford conference call. The passcode is Weatherford. A replay will be available until 5:00 p.m. eastern, August 8, 2012. The number for the replay is 855-859-2056 or 404-537-3406 for international calls; passcode 74971994.
An enhanced webcast of the conference call and replay will be provided by Thomson Reuters and will be available through Weatherfords web site at http://www.weatherford.com. To access the conference call and replay, click on the Investor Relations link and then click on the Enhanced Audio Webcast link.
Item 2.06 Material Impairments.
The information required by this item is included in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 (specifically the section entitled Goodwill Assessment). Such information, but only such information, is incorporated into this Item.
Item 4.02(a) Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Financial Statements or a Related Audit Report or Completed Interim Review.
The information required by this item is included in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 (specifically the section entitled Restatement of Prior Financial Statements, excluding the final paragraph of that section). Such information, but only such information, is incorporated into this Item.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 24, 2012, we issued a news release announcing pre-tax results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
We also are furnishing an update regarding our ongoing efforts to remediate our previously announced material weakness in internal control over financial reporting of income taxes, which is attached as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
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