Blake International Receives Contract Extension from Apache

Blake International USA Rigs, LLC has announced that its contract with Apache Corporation for the self-erecting platform workover unit, Rig 14, has been extended for an additional sixty (60) days. The new extension will keep this rig busy through November 19, 2009. Apache Corporation holds an option for continued use of this rig. Rig 14 has been continually contracted to Apache since January 2009.