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|Transocean Ltd. Announces World Water-Depth Drilling Record in 10,385 Feet of Water Off India|
ZUG, SWITZERLAND, Feb. 19, 2013—Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced today that the ultra-deepwater drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1 has set a new world record for the deepest water depth by an offshore drilling rig of 10,385 feet of water (3,165 meters) while working for ONGC off the East coast of India. This milestone surpasses Transocean’s prior world record of 10,194 feet of water set by the KG1’s sister rig, Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2, of 10,194 feet of water (3,107 meters) in 2011 while working for Reliance in India.
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