Scorpion Offshore Appoints New VP-Operations

Scorpion Offshore announced that George Bruce Brumley, Vice-President Operations, will retire in the fourth quarter of 2009. Mr. Brumley will be succeeded as Vice-President Operations by James Harold Denney, who is joining theCompany on September 1, 2009.

Jon C. Cole, CEO and President of Scorpion, said, "Bruce has been an invaluable member of the Scorpion Team that within four years has
built, delivered, and commenced operations with six jackups in five countries throughout the world. Our excellent safety and downtime record is testimony to his efforts on behalf of the Company. We thank Bruce for his dedication to Scorpion and commend him on his many successes in transitioning the Company from the construction phase into a fully functioning, high performance operating organization. We wish him all the best on his future endeavors."

Jim Denney has over 35 years of experience in the contract drilling business, the majority of which was with Nabors Industries, Inc. His work experience is built on a solid foundation of rig based operations which led to multiple senior leadership roles. He has served as the operations manager for Nabors in the North Sea, President of Nabors Alaska and recently as Chairman of Nabors Well Services Ltd.

Mr. Cole further commented, "Jim's operational experience and commitment to Performance Excellence will be a perfect fit for the Company. His leadership in the industry and outstanding success in HSE performance will build upon the success of the existing Scorpion Team."