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November
2009
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17:25
Europe/Amsterdam

Weatherford International selects Kuehne + Nagel to manage North American export activities

Weatherford International Ltd., which builds innovative mechanical solutions, technology applications and services for all phases of oil and gas developments, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a two-year contract to manage its North American export activities to 18 countries across Europe, the Middle East and West Africa.

Kuehne + Nagel ‘s Oil & Gas Logistics division will provide air, sea and overland logistics and packing services for Weatherford’s drilling, well completion and rig activities. In addition, it is currently managing the movement of two drilling rigs from Ukraine to Russia.

Yvette Epstein, Global Logistics Manager of Weatherford International Ltd., said, “Kuehne + Nagel has the proven expertise we require to deliver high-quality service for our customers in key geographies.”

Ed Fish, Kuehne + Nagel’s Senior Vice President Oil & Gas Logistics, said, “It is an honor for us to be chosen to support one of the premier companies in the industry. We are committed to being an ideal partner to Weather­ford International.”

Kuehne + Nagel’s Oil & Gas capabilities help energy organizations manage logistics strategy and operations across functional areas, including order management, transportation, physical distribution and supply chain security.


About Weatherford International Ltd.
Weatherford International is one of the largest global providers of advanced products and services that span the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention cycles of oil and natural gas wells. Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries to include 125 globally distributed manufacturing facilities supporting 800 service bases and 16 technology development and training facilities.