Reports: Searcy Natural Gas Driller To Close

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The Searcy Daily Citizen is reporting that a natural gas drilling firm, Weatherford International, is closing its doors putting 90 employees out of work.

The news was also reported by the Associated Press and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

According to the Citizen report, Weatherford will close for business on Sep

tember 8, according to Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce President Buck Layne.

The company is a hydraulic fracturing firm, which helps drill for natural gas in the Fayetteville Shale play.

Weatherford officials offered no comment.

Talk Business will update this story if more information becomes available.

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