November 3, 2008
Transocean Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today issued an updated fleet status report covering the company's 137-unit offshore drilling fleet.
Drilling rig status and contract information on the company's offshore drilling fleet has been condensed into a report titled "Transocean Fleet Status Report," which is available through the company's Worldwide Web address at www.deepwater.com. The report can be accessed from the home page of the Web address by clicking on the Fleet Update Report link found in the tool bar.
Transocean Inc. is the world's largest offshore drilling contractor and the leading provider of drilling management services worldwide. With a fleet of 137 mobile offshore drilling units plus 10 announced ultra-deepwater newbuild units, the company's fleet is considered one of the most modern and versatile in the world due to its emphasis on technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business. The company owns or operates a contract drilling fleet of 39 High-Specification Floaters (Ultra-Deepwater, Deepwater and Harsh-Environment semisubmersibles and drillships), 29 Midwater Floaters, 10 High-Specification Jackups, 55 Standard Jackups and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide.
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CONTACT: Transocean Inc. Analyst Contact: Gregory S. Panagos 713-232-7551 Media Contact: Guy A. Cantwell 713-232-7647