Ensco International Takes New Name

Ensco International announced that the Company will change its name to Ensco plc effective March 31, 2010.

Chairman, President and CEO Dan Rabun stated, "Ensco has evolved over the years from a U.S. focused business into a global company with operations in all of the major markets around the world. Our name change to Ensco plc commemorates the recent move to our new headquarters in London - a leading business and financial center - that will facilitate even greater service for our customers and enhance executive management oversight of our worldwide operations."