Northern Offshore Names Marketing Exec

Northern Offshore, Ltd. announces that Steve Gangelhoff has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining the company Gangelhoff served as Vice President Sales & Contracts for GlobalSantaFe and was responsible for Gulf of Mexico Deepwater and Shelf marketing and contracting, and Vice President Business Development worldwide.

"Steve brings extensive knowledge and experience in a wide range of sales and contracts matters and venues that will enhance the abilities of our company to move forward in several arenas around the world," commented Marion Woolie, CEO of the company.

Northern Offshore Limited is a Bermuda exempted holding company which operates offshore oil and gas production and drilling vessels deployed around the world in strategically active locations. The Company's recently renovated fleet consists of one production unit (the Northern Producer, a semi submersible floating production facility) and five drilling units (the Energy Searcher, a drillship, the Energy Driller, a semi submersible drilling rig, and the recently purchased jack-up drilling rigs, the Energy Enhancer, the Energy Endeavour, and the Energy Exerter). The vessels operate in various markets including the North Sea, the Middle East, the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.