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2014-07-23 08:25:07

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the July Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of July 23, 2014), 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 June 2014, including revenue per...

2014-07-08 08:22:52

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday, August 6, 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 Daylight Time to discuss its operating results. Interested parties can listen to the conference call by telephone or over the internet....

2014-06-23 08:22:37

HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Global Hunter GHS 100 Conference in Chicago on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events." To listen to the live...

2014-06-19 16:22:53

HOUSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the June Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of June 19, 2014), 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 May 2014, including revenue per...

2014-06-19 08:24:14

HOUSTON, June 19, 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 second quarter 2014 operating results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 8:00 a.m. CDT and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b The news release and a...

2014-06-06 16:21:03

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a two-year drilling contract for the Rowan Relentless, the fourth and final drillship in Rowan's current construction program. The contract is with Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC ("FM O&G"), a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The contract is...

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...

2014-05-20 16:22:18

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the May Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of May 20, 2014), 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 April 2014, including revenue per...

2014-05-20 16:22:11

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it has signed a five year drilling contract with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited for a newbuild jackup rig to be owned and operated by Hercules Offshore. Total contract value is approximately $420 million, which includes approximately $9 million of mobilization fees. Contract commencement is expected in mid-2016. Hercules Offshore has also signed a rig construction contract with Jurong...


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