Weatherford International Inc.Houston, has announced agreements to purchase the Johnson Screens division of Vivendi Environnement, and the Optical Sensing Systems (OSS) unit of Cidra Corp.Johnson Screens is a global provider of screens for fluid-solid separation processes, and operates 21 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries, providing coverage of the oil and gas, petrochemical, and other process industries. Current Johnson technology emphasis includes intelligent completion applications.Cidra OSS technologies consist of pressure temperature gauges, flow and phase fraction systems, as well as an all-fiber in-well seismic system.Both acquisitions will be integrated within Weatherford&#...

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