Transocean Sedco Forex Announces Conference Call

Transocean Sedco Forex Inc. said it plans to report earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2001 on the morning of Tuesday, October 30, 2001. Following the earnings report, expected to be released prior to the commencement of trading in the United States, the company will conduct a teleconference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (EDT) on October 30. Individuals who wish to participate in the teleconference call can secure a reservation by first dialing 1-800-289-0579 in the United States or 719-457-2550 from outside the country. This call should be made immediately to guarantee participation. After referring to confirmation code 783104, a dial-in number will be provided to access the teleconference call. It is recommended that participants dial in five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the call. In addition, the conference call will be simulcast through a listen-only broadcast over the Internet and can be accessed by logging on to the company's Web address at and selecting "Investor Relations." It may also be accessed via the Worldwide Web at by typing in the company's NYSE trading symbol, "RIG."

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available after 1:00 p.m. EDT on October 30 and can be accessed by dialing 719-457-0820 and referring to the passcode 783104. Also, a replay will be available through the Internet and can be accessed by visiting either of the above-referenced Worldwide Web addresses. Both replay options will be available for approximately 30 days.