Mubadala Extends Atwood Orca's Drilling Contract in the Gulf of Thailand



Atwood Oceanics, Inc.  (Atwood) reported Wednesday that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a nine month contract extension by Mubadala Petroleum for the jackup Atwood Orca (400' ILC). The extension is priced at a day rate of approximately $165,000 in Thailand.

Atwood Oceanics is a leading offshore drilling company engaged in the drilling and completion of exploration and development wells for the global oil and gas industry. The company currently owns 13 mobile offshore drilling units and is constructing three ultra-deepwater drillships.

The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Atwood Oceanics, Inc. common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ATW."



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