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2011-01-11 10:24:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2011 First Quarter earnings release. The Company's conference call/webcast is scheduled for Thursday, February 3, 2011. The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released Wednesday, February 2, 2011 after the market closes. You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the...

2011-01-07 13:58:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (a Houston based international offshore drilling contractor) (NYSE: ATW) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared that the shareholders of record at the close of business on January 10, 2011 shall be entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting of shareholders to be held on February 10, 2011 at the Company's corporate offices in Houston, Texas. Please note this is a change from the record date of...

2010-12-10 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (a Houston based international offshore drilling contractor) (NYSE: ATW) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared that the shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010 shall be entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting of shareholders to be held on February 10, 2011 at the Company's corporate offices in Houston, Texas. Statements contained in this report with...

2010-11-30 08:03:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (NYSE: ATW) a Houston-based international drilling contractor (the "Company"), announced today that Mr. Alan Quintero, Senior Vice President - Operations, resigned from the Company on November 24, 2010 with effect as of close of business November 30, 2010 to pursue other career interests. Mr. Quintero has been with Atwood since 1993 and has served since 2008 as Senior Vice President - Operations. Rob Saltiel,...

2010-11-18 16:09:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW), Houston-based international drilling contractor, announced today that the Company earned net income of $64,229,000 or $0.99 per diluted share, on revenues of $160,613,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 compared to net income of $48,284,000 or $0.75 per diluted share, on revenues of $131,044,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. For the twelve months ended September 30, 2010, the Company...

2010-11-05 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the ATWOOD FALCON has been awarded an extension by Sarawak Shell Berhad / Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd. of the existing contract. With this extension, the rig's current contract commitment will be extended from August 24, 2011 until between November 24, 2011 and January 24, 2012, depending on the length of the drilling program. The value of...

2010-10-28 10:44:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2010 Fourth Quarter earnings release. The Company's conference call/webcast is scheduled for Friday, November 19, 2010. The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released Thursday, November 18, 2010 after market closes. You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet...

2010-10-05 07:31:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that on October 1, 2010, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited ("AOPL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (the "Company"), executed turnkey construction agreements with PPL Shipyard PTE LTD ("PPL") to construct two (2) Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling units. These new rigs will have a rated water depth of 400 feet, accommodations for 150...

2010-09-14 09:21:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the ATWOOD EAGLE (operated by our wholly-owned subsidiary Atwood Australian Waters Drilling Pty Ltd) has been awarded a six-month contract extension by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd pursuant to the existing contract. With this option exercised, the rig's current contract commitment will be extended until six months beyond the delivery of the...

2010-08-18 16:23:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (NYSE: ATW) a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor (the "Company"), announced today that Mr. Ronald L. (Ronnie) Hall, Vice President, Operations plans to retire from the Company effective December 15, 2010. Mr. Hall advised the Company of his decision on August 17, 2010. There were no changes to the terms of employment of Mr. Hall in connection with his impending retirement. The Company has engaged an executive...


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