FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Mills Desmond J 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
6/1/2021 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Weatherford International plc [WFRD]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
2000 ST. JAMES PLACE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
VP & Chief Accounting Officer /
(Street)
HOUSTON, TX 77056      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Share Units   (1)  (1) Ordinary Shares  30879.0   (1) D   
Performance Share Units   (2)  (2) Ordinary Shares  15439.0   (2) D   
Phantom Restricted Share Units   (3)  (3) Ordinary Shares  22648.0   (3) D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents restricted share units ("RSUs") granted on April 15, 2021 pursuant to Issuer's Second Amended and Restated 2019 Equity Incentive Plan (the "2019 EIP"). The RSUs vest in two equal installments over the two-year period from the date of grant.
(2)  Represents performance share units ("PSUs") granted on April 15, 2021 under the 2019 EIP. The number of PSUs reported is the target award and may be subject to a payout ranging from 0% to 200% of target award depending on the actual achievement of the performance goals at the end of the performance period. The performance period is the Issuer's fiscal year ending December 21, 2022.
(3)  Represents phantom restricted share units granted on April 15, 2021 pursuant to the 2019 EIP. These phantom restricted share units vest in two equal installments over the two-year period from the date of grant and may be settled in cash, ordinary shares or any combination of cash and ordinary shares.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Mills Desmond J
2000 ST. JAMES PLACE
HOUSTON, TX 77056


VP & Chief Accounting Officer

Signatures
Jonathan B. Wolens by Power of Attorney 6/10/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date