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FAMILY AFFAIR: Father, Son Set on Growth for Offshore Contract Drilling Co.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 Having survived the toughest industry downturn in recent history, father and son Mike and Beau Blake are focused on growing Blake International Rigs.

Blake International Bags Pemex Rollover Gig
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Blake International receives a roll over contract for the Blake 2003 rig.

Blake International Secures Deepwater Drilling Gig
Monday, August 19, 2013 Blake International and Anadarko enter a contract to mobilize the Blake Rig 1007 onto the Constitution Spar at Green Canyon 680 A.

Blake International Receives Extension for Pemex Gig
Monday, June 17, 2013 Blake International USA Rigs receives a contract extension on the Blake 2001.

Blake International Pens Drilling Gig
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Blake International and ANKOR enter a contract to mobilize the Blake Rig 1505.

Blake International Receives Trademark for DART
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 Blake International receives a patent for its Blake DART apparatus which is currently in use in the Gulf of Mexico on the Blake 1007.

Blake International Receives Contract Extension for Rigs
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Blake International has received contract extensions from both Apache and PEMEX.

Blake International Signs Two New Workover Rig Contracts
Thursday, July 19, 2012 Blake International has entered into contracts for use of the Blake Rig 14 and Blake Rig 210 in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Blake International Inks Deal for Blake Rig 210
Monday, March 05, 2012 Blake International and Dynamic Offshore Resources have entered into a contract to mobilize the Blake Rig 210 onto the West Delta 80 D platform.

Blake International Names New Vice-President of Operations
Monday, January 16, 2012 Blake International USA Rigs has promoted Jeffery Showalter to the position of Vice President of Operations, US & Mexico, effective immediately.

Blake International Welcomes New President & CEO
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Blake International Rigs announced that Beau Blake has been promoted from VP of Business Development and Administration to President & Chief Executive Officer.

Blake International Signs Deepwater Contract
Friday, September 16, 2011 Blake International and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation have entered into a contract to mobilize the Blake Rig 1007 onto the Marco Polo TLP at Green Canyon 608.

Blake Receives Contract in the Gulf of Mexico
Tuesday, June 07, 2011 Blake Rig 1006 has been awarded a three-well contract.

Apache Keeps Blake Platform Rigs Busy
Monday, May 09, 2011 Apache to keep two Blake International platform rigs contracted through the summer in the Gulf of Mexico.

Blake International Lands 3 Contracts
Thursday, March 31, 2011 Blake International has been awarded two contracts by PEMEX and one contract from Apache for three of its newly upgraded self-contained platform rigs.

Blake Begins Construction of New DART Kits
Friday, August 27, 2010 Blake International has started construction of its new DART (Dynamic Assist Rig Technology) kits.

Blake International Creates New Crane Rental Division
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Blake International USA Rigs has launched a new "Crane Rental Division" within the company. The Crane Division consists of 15 self erecting offshore platform cranes with sizes ranging from 15 tons to 37.5 tons.

Blake International Receives Contract Extension from Apache
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 Apache has extended its contract with the Blake's Rig 14 for an additional sixty days.