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2013-01-22 08:32:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract for the Atwood Orca by Mubadala Petroleum. The Atwood Orca, currently under construction at PPL Shipyard PTE LTD ("PPL") in Singapore, will have a rated water depth of 400 feet, 1.5 million pound hook load capacity, accommodation for 150 personnel and significant offline handling capabilities. The agreement is for a firm...

2013-01-10 16:22:06

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of January 10, 2013. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Quick Links" section of the homepage. About NobleNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries, contract drilling...

2013-01-10 16:22:04

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would announce earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The company will hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its fiscal 2013 First Quarter earnings release on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. ET (11:00 A.M. CT). The company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 12:00 P.M. ET, Thursday, January 31, 2013 with Rob...

2013-01-08 08:22:51

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE), a leading offshore driller, today announced it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012 on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Copies of the Company's press release will be available on the Noble Web site at www.noblecorp.com. Noble also has scheduled a conference call and webcast related to its fourth quarter and full year...

2012-12-20 16:20:29

HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a twelve-month contract extension by Salamander Energy (Bualuang) Limited ("Salamander") for the jackup Atwood Mako. The extension is priced at a day rate of $155,000 and begins September 9, 2013. The Atwood Mako commenced its initial twelve month drilling services contract with Salamander on September 9, 2012 for operations offshore Thailand. With the...

2012-11-26 08:21:47

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE:CAM) announced today that it has received an order from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., totaling approximately $275 million, to supply a complete drilling equipment package for a 12,000 foot ultradeepwater drillship. STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. has a contract to build a new drillship from Sigma Drilling Ltd., of which Vantage Drilling Co. is a partner. This order represents Cameron's first complete...

2012-10-23 15:21:39

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would announce earnings after the market closes on Thursday, November 15, 2012. The company will hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End earnings release on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. ET (9:00 A.M. CT). The company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 A.M. ET, Friday, November 16, 2012...

2012-10-14 19:20:02

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) announced today that the pending sale of the jackup Energy Exerter to an undisclosed buyer has now been completed. The Company confirms the previous announcement on August 29, 2012 that the net proceeds from the sale after fees and expenses is approximately US$43.5 million, with a financial net gain of approximately US$7.5 million. About the Company Northern Offshore, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company which...

2012-10-04 02:21:29

HOUSTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a contract by CEC International, Ltd. for the newbuild jackup Atwood Manta. The day rate for the work in the Gulf of Thailand and offshore Malaysia will be $145,000 and the award is for a firm duration of 12 months. The Atwood Manta is currently under construction with PPL Shipyard PTE LTD in Singapore and will have a rated water depth of 400 feet,...

2012-09-27 14:20:22

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries had entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. ("DSME") to construct a third ultra-deepwater drillship, to be named the Atwood Admiral, at the DSME yard in South Korea. The Atwood Admiral is expected to be delivered by March 31, 2015 at a total cost, including two blowout preventers ("BOPs"), project management,...