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

Houston, Texas, November 18, 2009 – 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 highquality 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.
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