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2014-03-21 16:21:41

HOUSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) today announced it has contracted its barge drilling rig, Rig 55B. Featuring advanced equipment and performance enhancements, the rig is being introduced to the Company's fleet to bring additional capabilities to the Gulf of Mexico barge market. The rig has been contracted to Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for four wells with an expected term of 120 days at a dayrate of $50,300. The contract is expected to commence...

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...

2013-11-21 16:21:23

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the November Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of November 21, 2013), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for October 2013,...

2013-11-20 08:22:37

LONDON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that it completed the change in the place of incorporation of its publicly traded parent company from Switzerland to the United Kingdom on November 20, 2013. About Noble Corporation Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries, contract drilling services with a fleet of 79 offshore drilling units (including two...

2013-09-17 12:22:55

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today that Christopher T. Weber, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA. The Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m. CDT (2:05 p.m. EDT) on Monday, Sept. 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050620/PARKERDRILLINGLOGO) A link to the live presentation and copies of supporting materials that...

2013-08-26 12:21:16

HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today that Gary Rich, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York, NY. The Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:45 a.m. EDT (6:45 a.m. CDT) on Thursday, Sept. 12. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050620/PARKERDRILLINGLOGO) A link to the live presentation and copies of supporting materials that may be used...

2013-07-24 08:24:30

HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today provided updates to the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220. Late yesterday evening, the natural gas flowing from the well ignited which spread to the rig. The extent of the damage to the rig is currently unknown. The Company is currently...

2013-07-23 12:23:16

HOUSTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today announced that it is experiencing a well control incident on jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit. Efforts are ongoing to regain control of the natural gas well. At this time, all personnel on board have been evacuated and are being transported to a secure location. The rig is currently operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease...

2013-07-22 08:21:57

HOUSTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) (the "Company"), an international drilling contractor and drilling services and rental tools provider, is electing to provide selected preliminary financial data for the three month period ended June 30, 2013, to prospective investors in connection with its previously announced offering of senior notes. The Company does not generally release preliminary results and does not expect to provide similar...

2013-07-08 12:22:11

HOUSTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today it intends to report its 2013 Second Quarter financial results on Thursday, Aug. 1. The Company expects to issue its earnings report that morning and will follow with a conference call at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) to review the details of the report. Those interested in listening to the call by telephone may do so by dialing (480) 629-9643. Alternatively, the call can be accessed...