Founded in 1941, the company currently operates in more than 100 countries across the globe and employs more than 58,000 people. Although its origins are in Texas, Houston, the company recently moved its place of incorporation to Switzerland where it now has its headquarters.
Weatherford also sells rig equipment, and supplies one drilling rig for exploration activities in Uganda, Weatherford 721.
It was not possible to arrange an interview with Weatherford’s Kampala office, but more detailed information will be posted here as soon as we are able to obtain it.
Meanwhile, for more, see the company website. Report by Chantal Sirisena