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2014-07-25 12:22:27

LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced its Board of Directors has scheduled the payment of the Company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share. The ex-dividend date for this payment is expected to be August 8, 2014, with a record date of August 12, 2014 and a payment date of August 22, 2014. The Company expects that this dividend will be treated as a qualified dividend for purposes of U.S. taxes. About Noble Corporation Noble is a...

2014-07-08 08:23:19

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today announced that Ronald Woll has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Based in Houston, Mr. Woll will have oversight of company marketing and contract acquisition activities. Mr. Woll has an extensive background in the oil-field services arena in a career covering business development, manufacturing, supply chain, and business process...

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...

2014-06-05 16:23:18

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Offshore Drilling Market By Services (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling, Logging While Drilling), Applications (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra-Deepwater) And Geography-Global Trends & Forecasts To...

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...

2014-04-16 16:23:58

NEW RIG ADDITIONS DRIVE IMPROVED MARGINS LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today reported first quarter 2014 net income of $256 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared to $174 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2013. Results for the fourth quarter of 2013 included an after-tax charge of $36 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, relating to an asset impairment. Excluding the impairment charge, net income for the...

2014-04-07 23:25:13

ProjecTools to provide FloaTEC with document management and cost control software for offshore oil & gas projects. Bellville, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ProjecTools is proud to announce FloaTEC as the newest ProjecTools client. FloaTEC is a Houston-based joint venture of McDermott and Keppel FELS. The company designs, builds, and delivers deep water floating production systems to the Oil & Gas industry. FloaTEC’s industry experience and flexibility make them a leader in TLP...

2014-04-03 16:21:35

HOUSTON, April 3, 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 first quarter 2014 operating results on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 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...

2014-03-25 20:20:42

HOUSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, has received a declaration from Maersk Olie og Gas AS ("Maersk") exercising the second of three one-year options for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The commencement date of the new option period is approximately mid-July 2014, which commits the Energy Enhancer to Maersk for continued operation in the Danish Sector of the North Sea until...

2014-03-10 08:23:37

- New facility expands on company's global investment in drilling assets HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW), a global offshore drilling contractor, today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to the Energy Crossing II building at 15011 Katy Freeway to accommodate the company's recent record growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DA79411-a The move also marks a pivotal point in Atwood's 45 year history as the company...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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