SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)

GENEVA V8 1204

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Weatherford International plc [ WFT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman, Pres and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Ordinary Shares 09/22/2015 M 785,352 A $5.9425 2,367,559 D
Ordinary Shares 09/22/2015 S(1) 610,482 D $9.1484(2) 1,757,077 D
Ordinary Shares 180,824 I By limited partnership
Ordinary Shares 22,309 I By 401(k) plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right to Buy) $5.9425 09/22/2015 M 785,352 09/26/2005 09/25/2015 Ordinary Shares 785,352 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The stock option exercise reported in this Form 4 was effected pursuant to a pre-determined Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person on May 27, 2015. The sale was made to cover his income tax obligations and the option exercise price.
2. The price reported in column 4 is an average price. The shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $8.855 to $9.35. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the SEC, the Issuer or any shareholder of the Issuer, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
Charity R. Kohl, by Power of Attorney 09/24/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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