CFO Anthony Tripodo Leaves Tesco; Robert Kayl Named Acting CFO

Tesco Corporation announced that Anthony Tripodo, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer is leaving his position effective June 25, 2008 to assume the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. Julio Quintana, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation said, "Tony has made an outstanding contribution at TESCO, and we wish him great success in his new position. Effective upon Tony's departure, Robert Kayl, TESCO's Vice President and Controller, has been named acting Chief Financial Officer. Bob has played a key role in advancing TESCO's financial function in the last few years. We are quite confident that Bob will perform capably in this role while the Company undertakes a process to select a successor Chief Financial Officer."

Mr. Robert L. Kayl, 37, has served as TESCO's Vice President and Corporate Controller since August 2007. He has been the Company's principal accounting officer since April 8, 2008. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Kayl worked for one of the Company's subsidiaries as the Vice President, Tax and Treasury from September 2006 until August 2007 and as Vice President, Tax and Strategic Planning from September 2005 until September 2006. Prior to joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Kayl worked for Noble Drilling Services Inc., a subsidiary of Noble Corporation, as Tax Director.