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Weatherford files for bankruptcy protection

The oilfield services company Weatherford International filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, after struggling to assimilate the companies it bought during a quest for growth, taking on too much debt and fighting to recover from falling oil prices in 2014 that hammered the energy industry.

Oil & Gas

Weatherford to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Oilfield services company Weatherford International has entered into an agreement with its top creditors that will allow the company to file for a "prepackaged" Chapter 11 bankruptcy — after more than four years without making a profit.