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2011-01-31 08:20:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced that, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited ("AOPL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (the "Company"), on January 28, 2011 executed a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd ("DSME") to construct an ultra-deepwater drillship, to be named the Atwood Advantage, at the DSME yard in South Korea. The...

2011-01-19 09:47:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that on January 14, 2011, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited ("AOPL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (the "Company"), exercised the first of three options and executed a turnkey construction agreement to construct a third Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling unit with PPL Shipyard PTE LTD ("PPL"). As with the October 5, 2010...

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...

2010-04-15 13:48:00

HOUSTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., Houston-based International Drilling Contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the VICKSBURG (owned and operated by our wholly-owned subsidiary Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited) has been awarded a three-month contract extension by Nucoastal (Thailand) Limited. With the extension, the rig's current contract commitment (with a dayrate of $90,000) will extend to the end of September 2010. Statements contained in this...

2010-02-11 15:31:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (NYSE: ATW), a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor, announced that the ATWOOD FALCON, owned and operated by our wholly-owned subsidiary, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited is currently incurring unplanned zero-rate downtime due to equipment repair issues. The Company is expediting all repairs; however, the ATWOOD FALCON is expected to be at zero rate for two (2) to five (5) weeks, which will negatively impact diluted...

2010-01-20 15:14:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (Houston-based International Drilling Contractor - NYSE ATW), announced today that the RICHMOND (the Company's only drilling rig located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico) has been awarded a one (1) well contract (at a dayrate of $35,500) by Contango Operations Inc. ("Contango"), the drilling, of which, will be managed by Applied Drilling Technology Inc. The drilling of this well (expected to take around sixty (60) days to...

2008-06-24 21:02:32

Kosmos Energy announces today that the company has signed agreements with Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW), and Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) under which Kosmos will utilize Atwood's moored semisubmersible rig "Atwood Hunter" to pursue its deepwater drilling program offshore West Africa. The rig provides Kosmos with additional capacity to accelerate its West African exploration, appraisal and development drilling, particularly in...


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