Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Weatherford International
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol WFT)
Headquartered in: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Major Industry: 
oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry: 
oilfield services
Penalty total since 2000: 
$450,121,672
Number of records: 
32
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$252,800,0002
accounting fraud or deficiencies$140,000,0001
export control violation$50,000,0001
wage and hour violation$6,429,9063
environmental violation$424,9058
workplace safety or health violation$375,67115
motor vehicle safety violation$86,1901
aviation safety violation$5,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

SECURE DRILLING LP; WEATHERFORD; WEATHERFORD ALS; WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT; WEATHERFORD INTL LIMITED; WEATHERFORD INTL WEATHERFORD OIL TOOL MIDDLE EAST WEATHERFORD PRODUCTION OPTIMISATION UK PRECISION ENERGY SVC ULC AND PRECISION ENERGY SVC COLOMBIA ?; WEATHERFORD LABS; WEATHERFORD WELL SCREEN TECH

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Weatherford International Limited Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2013 DOJ_CRIMINAL $187,200,000
Weatherford International accounting fraud or deficiencies 2016 SEC $140,000,000
Weatherford International Limited Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2013 SEC $65,600,000
Weatherford International LTD., Weatherford Oil Tool Middle East LTD., Weatherford Production Optimisation (UK) LTD., Precision Energy Services ULC and Precision Energy Services Colombia LTD.? export control violation 2013 BIS $50,000,000
Weatherford International wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $6,000,000
Weatherford, US, LP wage and hour violation 2011 WHD $315,366
Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems, LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $267,300
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $117,500
Weatherford, US, LP wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $114,540
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $107,500
Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems, Llc. motor vehicle safety violation 2016 FMCSA $86,190
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC. environmental violation 2002 EPA $40,600
Weatherford Laboratories, Inc. environmental violation 2016 EPA $39,000
Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems, LLC environmental violation 2017 EPA $24,080
WEATHERFORD workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $23,000
WEATHERFORD US, LP workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $21,000
Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems, LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $20,400
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $17,250
WEATHERFORD U.S., LP workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $15,400
Weatherford International, Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $14,300
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $14,000
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $12,500
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC environmental violation 2001 EPA $10,725
WEATHERFORD US LP workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $9,025
WEATHERFORD WELL SCREEN TECHNOLOGIES workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $9,000
Weatherford U.S., L.P. environmental violation 2016 EPA $8,500
SECURE DRILLING, L.P. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $8,400
WEATHERFORD ALS workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $5,556
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,540
WEATHERFORD LABS aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $5,000
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,000
WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $5,000
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