ENSCO Promotes Jon C. Cole to Senior V.P.

ENSCO International Incorporated announced that Jon C. Cole, formerly ENSCO's Vice President - Business Development and Marketing & Safety, Health and Environment, was promoted by the Company's Board of Directors to serve as Senior Vice President, retaining the aforesaid responsibilities, effective March 2, 2004. Mr. Cole continues to report to the Chief Executive Officer, Carl F. Thorne.

In relation to Mr. Cole's promotion, Mr. Thorne commented; "Although relatively a new addition, Jon has become an integral member of ENSCO's management team. We are confident that Jon will make a significant contribution to ENSCO's future success."