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2014-06-04 12:22:35

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that a subsidiary has received notice of termination of its drilling contract for the mid-water semisubmersible Ocean Vanguard from Statoil ASA, its customer for the rig. The contract provides for a dayrate of approximately $454,000 and was estimated to conclude in accordance with its terms in late February 2015. Diamond Offshore disputes Statoil's basis for terminating the contract and...

2014-05-27 20:20:56

HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 27, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Renaissance: The rig began experiencing...

2014-05-14 12:24:36

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Noble Corporation, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 8:40 a.m. Central Daylight Time. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the presentation in the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's Web site http://www.noblecorp.com. A...

2014-05-08 16:31:14

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 8, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble CorporationNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-05-06 12:24:00

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that Simon W. Johnson, Senior Vice President - Marketing and Contracts and Jeffrey L. Chastain, Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Noble Drilling Services Inc., will present at the Citi Global Energy and Utilities Conference in Boston on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the...

2014-04-30 08:25:22

LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) announced today an update to its plan to spin-off Paragon Offshore. Noble expects to effect the spin-off as a dividend of 100 percent of the shares of Paragon Offshore to Noble's shareholders during the third quarter of this year. As previously announced, Paragon Offshore will own and operate most of Noble's current standard specification drilling business, including five drillships, three semisubmersibles, 34...

2014-04-28 08:24:05

HOUSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) confirmed today that on April 25, 2014, Dr. Thomas P. Burke was elected as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In addition, Mr. H.E. Lentz retired as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. W. Matt Ralls was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Board and Sir Graham Hearne was appointed as the new Lead Director of the Board....

2014-04-25 08:23:16

HOUSTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per Class A Ordinary Share payable on May 20, 2014 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on May 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/DA62568LOGO Rowan Companies plc is a global provider of international and domestic contract drilling services in the...

2014-04-23 16:24:12

HOUSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of April 23, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Renaissance: Commenced a three-year...

2014-04-22 08:26:36

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced that Steven A. Manz has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Paragon Offshore Ltd., the standard specification offshore drilling company to be created upon separation from Noble. He will report to Randall "Randy" Stilley, who was named in February to serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of Paragon. Manz has more than 25 years of...


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