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2011-10-20 09:19:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC. announced today the appointment of Phil D. Wedemeyer to its Board of Directors and to the Chair of its Audit Committee. Mr. Wedemeyer recently retired from Grant Thornton LLP, an international accounting firm, where he had served as a partner since August 2007. Previously, Mr. Wedemeyer served with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), most recently as the Director, Office of Research and Analysis, from August...

2011-10-18 10:46:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End earnings release. The Company's conference call/webcast is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2011. The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released Thursday, November 17, 2011 after the market closes. You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live...

2011-10-18 08:18:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., announced that on October 15, 2011, Alpha Eagle Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (the "Company"), entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., ("DSME") to construct an ultra-deepwater drillship, to be named the Atwood Achiever, at the DSME yard in South Korea. The Atwood Achiever is expected to be delivered by June 30, 2014 at a total cost,...

2011-10-17 08:54:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by Hess Corporation for work in the Gulf of Mexico for the Atwood Condor, Atwood's ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned Friede & Goldman ExD Millennium semisubmersible drilling unit currently under construction at Jurong Shipyard Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The contract has a firm duration of 21 months, exclusive of the mobilization...

2011-10-05 11:28:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mark L. Mey, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. SOURCE Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

2011-09-27 14:17:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mark L. Mey, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the Credit Suisse 2nd Annual Small and Mid Cap Conference in New York, New York on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com....

2011-09-08 09:46:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert J. Saltiel, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy Power Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. SOURCE Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

2011-09-01 08:10:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international offshore drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded two contracts by Apache Energy Ltd for work in Australia for the Atwood Eagle and the Atwood Falcon with durations of 18 months and 30 months, respectively. With these contracts, Atwood's total revenue backlog increases from approximately $990 million to $1,550 million. The Atwood Eagle is...

2011-08-31 08:43:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mark L. Mey, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the Pareto Securities' Oil and Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. SOURCE ATWOOD...

2011-08-16 08:49:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international offshore drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a six month contract by Chevron Australia Pty. Ltd. for the Atwood Eagle. With this contract, the firm contractual commitments for the Atwood Eagle are expected to extend through July 2012. The day rate will be approximately $370,000. Statements contained in this report with respect to the...