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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...

2011-08-03 16:16:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 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 twelve-month contract extension with an affiliate of Coastal Energy Company for the jack-up Vicksburg, priced at the current day rate of $90,000 from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2012, after which the day rate will be $95,000 until Dec 31, 2012. With the extension, the Vicksburg's firm commitment...

2011-08-03 15:34:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that the Company earned net income of $75,285,000 or $1.15 per diluted share, on revenues of $162,147,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to net income of $70,611,000 or $1.08 per diluted share on revenues of $159,085,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 and compared to net income of $58,994,000 or $0.91 per diluted share, on revenues...

2011-07-18 12:42:00

HOUSTON, July 18, 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 Global Hunter Securities Conference in San Francisco, California on Monday, July 18, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. SOURCE Atwood Oceanics,...

2011-07-11 15:08:00

HOUSTON, July 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 Third Quarter earnings release. The Company's conference call/webcast is scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2011. The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released Wednesday, August 3, 2011 after the market closes. You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at...

2011-06-21 08:58:00

HOUSTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), is sad to announce the untimely death of its Board member Mr. Robert W. "Bob" Burgess, who passed away this past weekend in Massachusetts at the age of 69. Bob joined Atwood's Board of Directors in 1990 and has served as Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2008. Bob was the former Chief Financial Officer (Senior Vice President) of CIGNA Investment Division, CIGNA...

2011-06-13 15:42:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced today that on June 9, 2011, one of its subsidiaries had reached an agreement with the PPL Shipyard PTE LTD ("PPL") to delay the required commitment date for the next Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling unit option until December 31, 2011, concurrent with the commitment date for the last Pacific Class 400 jack-up unit option. At this time, the company has...

2011-06-02 17:20:00

HOUSTON, June 2, 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 contract by a subsidiary of Noble Energy, Inc. for the Atwood Aurora. With contract commencement expected in October 2011, the award has an estimated firm duration of 240 days plus an option well with an estimated duration of approximately 40 days. The day rate for work offshore Cameroon will...

2011-05-24 09:56:00

HOUSTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), announced the Company's President and CEO, Rob Saltiel, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. SOURCE Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

2011-05-06 15:33:00

HOUSTON, May 6, 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 one well contract by BHP Billiton Petroleum PTY LTD, with an estimated duration of 45 days in a water depth of 600 feet. The day rate for this contract for the first 40 days will be approximately $376,000; thereafter the day rate will increase to approximately $399,000 (both day rates subject to...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.