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2011-01-24 08:46:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., a Houston-based international drilling contractor (NYSE: ATW), today announced names for its three high-specification Pacific Class 400 jack-up rigs being constructed at PPL Shipyard PTE LTD in Singapore. The Atwood Mako, Atwood Manta and Atwood Orca are scheduled for delivery on September 30, 2012, December 31, 2012 and June 30, 2013, respectively. Statements contained in this report with respect to the future are...

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...

2011-01-18 16:43:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (NYSE: ATW) Houston-based International Drilling Contractor (the "Company"), announced today that effective February 1, 2011 Mr. Arthur McGinnis ("Mac") Polhamus will be appointed Vice President, Operations and will be the principal operating officer of the Company. Mr. Polhamus comes to Atwood after nearly 16 years at Transocean in positions of increasing general management and operations responsibility involving both...

2011-01-12 10:08:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 12, 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...

2011-01-11 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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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