Weatherford International PLC (WFT.N)
By Liz Hampton HOUSTON, Sept 14 Four years ago, oilfield company Weatherford International Plc pledged to sell non-core businesses and make paying down debt its top priority after years of borrowing and over spending. It almost worked. Asset sales provided some $1.8 billion to pare debt, and Weatherford's stock nearly doubled that year. But when oil prices plummeted in mid-2014 and customer spending on new wells followed, Weatherford failed to cut costs fast eno
* Weatherford International on Tuesday said a divestiture of its land drilling rigs was 'taking longer than expected'