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2014-02-12 16:22:06

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today appointed Marc Edwards as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014. Mr. Edwards succeeds Lawrence Dickerson, who announced his intent to retire in September 2013 after almost 30 years of continuous service to the Company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b) "We are very pleased to have a proven leader...

2014-02-10 08:29:25

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced that Matt Ralls, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse 19(th) Annual Energy Summit being held at the Vail Cascade Resort in Vail, Colorado. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:40 a.m. Central Standard Time on February 12, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation can...

2014-02-07 08:22:09

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report earnings for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 27, 2014, before the open of the financial markets in the United States. Following the earnings report, the Company will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss its operating results. Interested parties can listen to the conference call by telephone or over the...

2014-02-06 12:23:58

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 19(th) Annual Energy Summit being held at the Vail Cascade Resort in Vail, Colorado. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:10 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the presentation in the...

2014-01-29 20:21:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Ltd., has received notice that Wintershall Noordzee B.V. ("Wintershall") is exercising the first of two six-month options for the jackup Energy Endeavour. The commencement date of the option period will be in direct continuation following the end of the well in progress on May 1, 2014, which commits the Energy Endeavour to Wintershall for...

2014-01-22 16:21:01

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $174 million, or $0.68 per diluted share. Results for the fourth quarter included an after tax charge of $36 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, relating to an impairment taken on the FPSO Seillean. Excluding the impairment charge, net income for the fourth quarter would have totaled $210 million, or $0.82 per diluted share. For the third quarter of 2013, the Company...

2014-01-21 08:21:18

HOUSTON, Jan. 21, 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 January 21, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO) Notable events in the current report include: -- Gorilla VI: Increased 1Q 2014 off...

2014-01-16 16:21:53

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of January 16, 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 website. About Noble Corporation Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-01-15 16:21:31

HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that in follow up to the company's previous announcement on December 9, 2013, its subsidiary, Northern Offshore International Drilling Company Ltd., has executed a long-term drilling contract with an affiliate of CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK), for the drillship Energy Searcher. The contract commits to an initial period of one year, with an option to extend the contact for an...

2014-01-09 12:22:26

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that it will issue a press release and host a conference call and webcast related to its fourth quarter 2013 operating results on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will be available...


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