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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Parent James C
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Weatherford International Ltd./Switzerland [WFT]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Vice President - Tax
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
2000 ST. JAMES PLACE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/02/2012
(Street)

HOUSTON, TX 77056
4. If Amendment, Date 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
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
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
Registered Shares 07/02/2012   A   29,691 A $ 0 (1) 30,691 D  

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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 Underlying Securities
(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 of Derivative Security: 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
Performance Units (2) 07/02/2012   A   14,846     (2)   (2) Registered Shares (2) $ 0 14,846 D  
Performance Units (3) 07/02/2012   A   14,846     (3)   (3) Registered Shares (3) $ 0 14,846 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Parent James C
2000 ST. JAMES PLACE
HOUSTON, TX 77056
      Vice President - Tax  

Signatures

 Joseph C. Henry. by Power of Attorney   07/02/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Transaction was a grant of restricted share units and therefore has no price. Units vest ratably on each of July 2, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
(2) Each performance unit represents a contingent right to receive 0 to 2.25 shares. The conversion ratio (0, .5, 1.25 or 2.25) ultimately applied to these performance units will be determined based on the company achieving a total shareholder return relative to a specified peer group over the performance period (July 1 2012- December 31, 2014). The units are scheduled to vest on January 1, 2015.
(3) Each performance unit represents a contingent right to receive 0 to 2 shares. The conversion ratio ultimately applied to these performance units will be determined based on the absolute increase in the issuer's share price over the performance period (July 1, 2012- December 31, 2014). The units are scheduled to vest on January 1, 2015.

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