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07/11/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell the Hercules 267 by Hercules International Drilling Ltd.
HOUSTON, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) announced today that its subsidiary, Hercules International Drilling Ltd., entered into an agreement to sell the Hercules 267 to an undisclosed buyer for $3.16 million. The sale is expected to close imminently, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. About Hercules Offshore, Inc. Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, Inc. operates a fleet of jackup rigs and liftboats. The Company o... 
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06/06/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Files Voluntary, Pre-Packaged Chapter 11 Case to Facilitate Orderly Asset Sales, Maximize Value for Stakeholders
Company Expects to Continue Operations, Uphold Commitments to Stakeholders Throughout Process; Unsecured Creditors to be Paid in Full Under Chapter 11 Plan International Subsidiaries Not Included in Plan But Will Be Part of Sale HOUSTON, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules") today announced that, after receiving votes on the Company's pre-packaged Chapter 11 Plan (the "Plan") from lenders holding approximately 99.7% of the Company... 
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05/27/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Transfer of Hercules Highlander and Execution of Restructuring Support Agreement
Orderly Sale Process Seeks to Maximize Value of the Company's Assets and Provide Smooth Transition for Employees, Customers and Suppliers Unsecured Creditors to be Paid in Full Through Voluntary, Pre-Packaged Chapter 11 Case Company Enters into Agreement to Transfer Former Hercules Highlander Newbuild Harsh Environment Jack-up Rig HOUSTON, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules") today announced, following a review of its strategi... 
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05/05/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
HOUSTON, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a net loss of $26.9 million, or $1.35 per diluted share, on revenue of $50.9 million for the first quarter 2016, compared to Predecessor net loss of $57.1 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, on revenue of $122.6 million for the first quarter 2015. Diluted weighted average shares outstanding for the Successor was 20.0 million shares for the first quarter 2016, while the Predecessor's was 161.1 million shar... 
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04/06/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Contract Extension for the Hercules 266
HOUSTON, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it received a notice from Saudi Aramco extending the contract for the Hercules 266 to June 30, 2016. The dayrate for the Hercules 266 will remain at $63,650 per day through the term of the contract extension. About Hercules Offshore, Inc. Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, Inc. operates a fleet of 27 jackup rigs, including one rig under construction, and 19 liftboats. The Company o... 
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03/30/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
HOUSTON, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a net loss of $361.8 million, or $2.24 per diluted share, on revenue of $27.5 million for the period from October 1, 2015 to November 6, 2015 for the Predecessor Company, and a net loss of $23.7 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, on revenue of $32.4 million for the period from November 6, 2015 to December 31, 2015 for the Successor Company. Upon emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 6, 2015... 
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03/24/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results on March 31, 2016. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly on March 30, 2016. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 minutes prior to the scheduled ... 
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03/23/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of March 23, 2016), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for the period ending February 29, 2016, including r... 
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03/10/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Rate Reductions for Hercules 261, Hercules 262 and Hercules 266 Contracts
HOUSTON, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it received from Saudi Aramco on March 9, 2016, a notice reducing the dayrates under its five year contracts for the Hercules 261 and Hercules 262 from $67,000 per day to $63,650 per day. The reduced dayrates will apply from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Saudi Aramco also advised the Company that the dayrate for the Hercules 266 has been reduced from $67,000 per day to $63,650 per day effe... 
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02/25/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of February 25, 2016), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for the period ending January 31, 2016, including ... 
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02/11/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Forms Special Committee to Explore Strategic Alternatives
HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) (the "Company") announced today the formation of a special committee (the "Special Committee") comprised of all the independent members of the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board") to consider and explore various strategic alternatives potentially available to the Company in order to maximize the value of the Company. The formation of the Special Committee is not in response to any proposal received by the Co... 
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01/26/16Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of January 26, 2016), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for the period ending December 31, 2015, including ... 
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12/17/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of December 17, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for the period of November 7, 2015 through Novembe... 
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11/24/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of November 24, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for the period of October 1, 2015 through November... 
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11/06/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Emerges from Bankruptcy
- Financial Restructuring Complete - $450 Million Term Loan Issued HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules") announced today that it has completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11, and funding of the Company's new $450 million senior secured credit facility has been completed.  "Today marks the beginning of a new chapter for Hercules. Proactively restructuring our balance sheet early in the cycle ge... 
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11/05/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) today reported a net loss of $95.4 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, on revenue of $73.8 million for the third quarter 2015, compared to a net loss of $88.6 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, on revenue of $221.9 million for the third quarter 2014. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, third quarter 2015 results include adjustments of $8.3 million related to pre-petition finan... 
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11/03/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2015 financial results on November 5, 2015. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10... 
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10/27/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 27, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2015, including revenue per day an... 
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09/22/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of September 22, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for August 2015, including revenue per day an... 
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08/25/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (OTC Pink: HEROQ) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of August 25, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for July 2015, including revenue per day and oper... 
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08/13/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Files for Court Approval of Prepackaged Reorganization Plan
- Solicitation Process Yields Over 99% Approval of Plan from Senior Noteholders - The Plan Provides that Trade Creditors, Suppliers and Employees will be Paid in Full HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules") announced today that it has filed a pre-packaged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to continue its financial restructuring of the Company.  The Company anticipates that, among other thi... 
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07/23/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results
HOUSTON, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a net loss of $88.3 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, on revenue of $79.2 million for the second quarter 2015, compared to net income of $6.6 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, on revenue of $243.0 million for the second quarter 2014. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, second quarter 2015 results include a pre-tax adjustment of $13.4 million related to retroact... 
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07/21/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published a Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of July 21, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for June 2015, including revenue per day and operating... 
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07/13/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Launch of Solicitation of Votes for Prepackaged Reorganization Plan
-Holders of Approximately 67% in Principal Have Already Agreed to the Terms of the Plan HOUSTON, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules"), announced today that it commenced a solicitation of votes for a prepackaged plan of reorganization from holders of its 10.25% senior notes due 2019, 8.75% senior notes due 2021, 7.5% senior notes due 2021, 6.75% senior notes due 2022, 7.375% senior notes due 2018 and 3.375% convertible senior notes ... 
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07/09/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2015 financial results on July 23, 2015. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 mi... 
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06/23/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides June Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the June Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of June 23, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for May 2015, including revenue per day and ope... 
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06/17/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Enters into a Restructuring Support Agreement with Steering Group of Senior Noteholders Holding More Than 67% of the Company's Senior Notes
- $1.2 Billion of Senior Notes to be Converted into New Common Equity; - $450 Million of New Capital to be provided by Senior Noteholders and backstopped by the Steering Group to Fund the Hercules Highlander and for General Corporate Purposes; - Company Expects All Trade Vendors to be Paid in Full and Contracts to Continue Uninterrupted HOUSTON, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) (the "Company" or "Hercules"), today announced that it has entered into a ... 
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06/01/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Rate Reductions for Hercules 261, Hercules 262 and Hercules 266 Contracts
HOUSTON, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it received from Saudi Aramco on June 1, 2015, a notice reducing the dayrates under its five year contracts for the Hercules 261 (as announced this morning the contract was reinstated with a contract maturity date of September 29, 2019) and Hercules 262 to $67,000 per day. The reduced dayrates will apply from January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2016. Saudi Aramco also advised the Company that the dayrat... 
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06/01/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Termination Notice for Hercules 261 Contract
HOUSTON, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it received a notice from Saudi Aramco withdrawing the previously issued notice of termination with respect to the contract for the Hercules 261 and declaring that all terms and conditions of the contract remain in full force and effect for the remainder of the five-year term of the contract. Notwithstanding the receipt of the withdrawal of the termination notice for the Hercules 261, the dayrates on this... 
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05/19/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides May Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the May Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of May 19, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for April 2015, including revenue per day and oper... 
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04/30/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Extension of Termination Date of Hercules 261 Contract
HOUSTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has received a notice from Saudi Aramco extending the termination date of its drilling contract for the Hercules 261, to May 31, 2015. As previously disclosed, we are in the process of seeking a basis for continuing the Hercules 261 contract. We disclaim any obligation to update this information except as required by applicable rules and regulations. About Hercules Offshore Headquartered in Hou... 
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04/29/15Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
HOUSTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a net loss of $57.1 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, on revenue of $122.6 million for the first quarter 2015, compared to net income of $19.9 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $256.7 million for the first quarter 2014. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, first quarter 2014 results included an after-tax charge of $15.2 million, or $0.10 per dilut... 
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04/22/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides April Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the April Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of April 22, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for March 2015, including revenue per day and ... 
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04/20/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial results on April 29, 2015. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 ... 
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04/02/15Hercules Offshore Announces Five Year Contract for Hercules 260
HOUSTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. for use of the Hercules 260 in West Africa. The dayrate under the contract will range from a minimum of $75,000 per day when the price of Brent crude oil is $86 or less per barrel, to a maximum of $125,000 per day when the price of Brent crude oil is $125 or more per barrel. Contract commencement is expected in early April 2015. Costs for contr... 
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03/23/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides March Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the March Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of March 23, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for February 2015, including revenue per day... 
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02/26/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Termination of Contract for Hercules 261
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has received a notice from Saudi Aramco terminating its drilling contract for the Hercules 261, effective March 27, 2015. The Company is in the process of seeking a basis for continuing the Hercules 261 contract. As previously disclosed, the Company has been in discussions with Saudi Aramco about a possible rate reduction on the Hercules 262 and Hercules 266.  The Company has not received a notice of ... 
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02/19/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides February Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the February Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of February 19, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for January 2015, including revenue per... 
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02/12/15Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $154.1 million, or $0.96 per diluted share, on revenue of $178.7 million for the fourth quarter 2014, compared to a loss from continuing operations of $100.8 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, on revenue of $235.3 million for the fourth quarter 2013. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, fourth quarter 2014 results included a pre-... 
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02/06/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on February 12, 2015. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telep... 
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01/22/15Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides January Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the January Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of January 22, 2015), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for December 2014, including revenue per ... 
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12/16/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides December Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the December Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of December 16, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for November 2014, including revenue pe... 
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12/08/14Hercules Offshore Presentation Schedule Change at Upcoming Investor Conference
HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company's presentation time has changed for Wells Fargo's 2014 Energy Symposium in New York on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, to 2:30 p.m. EST (1:30 p.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to Wells Fargo's 2014 Energy Symposium presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Scroll to the "Investor Relations" top menu and select "News & Events".  To listen to the ... 
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11/24/14Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: Cowen's 4th Annual Ultimate Energy Conference in New York on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. EST (10:30 a.m. CST).  Capital One Securities, Inc. 9th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 12:20 p.m. EST (11:20 a.m. CST). Wells Fargo's 2014 Energy Symposium in New York on Wednesday,... 
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11/18/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides November Fleet Status Report
HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the November Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of November 18, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for October 2014, including revenue per... 
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11/11/14Hercules Offshore Announces Management Changes
HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. ("Hercules" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has promoted ­­Troy L. Carson to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 21, 2014. Mr. Carson­ replaces Stephen M. Butz, who resigned as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 21, 2014, to join Rowan Companies plc as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.  Mr. ... 
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11/04/14Hercules Offshore to Present at Jefferies 2014 Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the Jefferies 2014 Energy Conference in Houston on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. EST (10:30 a.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to the Jefferies 2014 Energy Conference presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Scroll to the "Investor Relations" top menu and select "News & Events".  To listen to the live presentation, ... 
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10/23/14Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $88.6 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, on revenue of $221.9 million for the third quarter 2014, compared to income from continuing operations of $17.2 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, on revenue of $225.3 million for the third quarter 2013. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, third quarter 2014 results included the followi... 
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10/23/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides October Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the October Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 23, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2014, including revenue per... 
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10/16/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2014 financial results on October 23, 2014. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 m... 
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09/17/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides September Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the September Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of September 17, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for August 2014, including revenue p... 
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09/02/14Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: 28th Annual Barclays CEO Energy Conference in New York on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at 1:45 p.m. ET (12:45 p.m. CT).  Pareto Securities Oil and Offshore Conference 2014 in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (9:30 a.m. ET). Credit Suisse 2014 Credit Conference ... 
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08/20/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides August Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the August Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of August 20, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for July 2014, including revenue per day an... 
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07/23/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides July Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the July Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of July 23, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for June 2014, including revenue per day and op... 
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07/23/14Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $6.6 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, on revenue of $243.0 million for the second quarter 2014, compared to income from continuing operations of $16.6 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, on revenue of $211.5 million for the second quarter 2013. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, second quarter 2014 results included a pre-tax... 
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07/09/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results on July 23, 2014. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 minu... 
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06/23/14Hercules Offshore to Present at the Global Hunter GHS 100 Conference
HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Global Hunter GHS 100 Conference in Chicago on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the live presentation, pleas... 
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06/19/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides June Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the June Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of June 19, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for May 2014, including revenue per day and ope... 
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05/20/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides May Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the May Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of May 20, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for April 2014, including revenue per day and oper... 
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05/20/14Hercules Offshore Announces Five Year Drilling Contract for Newbuild Jackup Rig with Maersk Oil
HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it has signed a five year drilling contract with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited for a newbuild jackup rig to be owned and operated by Hercules Offshore.  Total contract value is approximately $420 million, which includes approximately $9 million of mobilization fees.  Contract commencement is expected in mid-2016.   Hercules Offshore has also signed a rig construction contract with Jurong Shipyard Pte... 
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05/19/14Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. CT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the... 
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04/23/14Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
HOUSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $19.9 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $256.7 million for the first quarter 2014, compared to income from continuing operations of $40.3 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, on revenue of $186.2 million for the first quarter 2013.  As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, first quarter 2014 results included an after-... 
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04/22/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides April Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the April Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of April 22, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for March 2014, including revenue per day an... 
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04/10/14NOIA Elects Chairman John T. Rynd and Vice Chair Cindy B. Taylor
Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected John T. Rynd as Chairman of NOIA and Cindy B. Taylor as Vice Chair of NOIA for the upcoming 2014-2015 term. Rynd and Taylor assumed their positions at the NOIA Annual Meeting today in Washington, DC. Since 2008, Rynd has been the Chief Executive Officer and President, Hercules Offshore, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of offshore contract drilling and liftboat services headquartered in Hou... 
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04/08/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results on April 23, 2014. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 m... 
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03/26/14Hercules Offshore Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents for Its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its 7.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2017
HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it had received, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 25, 2014 (the "Consent Expiration"), tenders and consents from the holders of $220,072,000 in aggregate principal amount, or approximately 73.36%, of its outstanding $300,000,000 7.125% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 (the "Notes") in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation for the Notes, which... 
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03/24/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides March Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the March Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of March 24, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for February 2014, including revenue per day... 
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03/21/14Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 42nd Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 42nd Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. EDT (9:15 a.m. CDT). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's website (http://www.herculesoffshore.com) beginning on March 25, 2014. Headq... 
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03/12/14Hercules Offshore Prices Private Offering of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has priced a private placement of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022, which will bear interest at a rate of 6.75% per annum. The notes are being sold at par. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, to fund its pending tender offer and consent solicitation for its 7.125% senior secured notes due 2017 and to... 
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03/12/14Hercules Offshore Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to offer, in a private placement, up to $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, to fund its pending tender offer and consent solicitation for its 7.125% senior secured notes due 2017 and to redeem any of the notes not purchased in the... 
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03/12/14Hercules Offshore Announces Commencement of Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 7.125% senior secured notes due 2017 (CUSIP Nos. 427093AF6 and U42714AC6) (the "Notes") and a solicitation of consents to certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes (the "Consents").  As of the date of this press release, there is $300.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the No... 
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02/19/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides February Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the January Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of February 19, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for January 2014, including revenue per ... 
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02/10/14Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: Credit Suisse 19th Annual Energy Summit in Vail, CO, on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. MST (12:30 p.m. CST). J.P. Morgan Global High Yield and Leverage Finance Conference in Miami Beach, FL, on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. EST (3:40 p.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to the Credit Suisse present... 
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02/06/14Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $100.8 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, on revenue of $235.3 million for the fourth quarter 2013, compared to income from continuing operations of $2.4 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, on revenue of $174.7 million for the fourth quarter 2012.  As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, fourth quarter 2013 results include the follo... 
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01/22/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides January Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the January Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of January 22, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for December 2013, including revenue per ... 
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01/20/14Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on February 6, 2014. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telep... 
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12/23/13Hercules Offshore Announces Settlement of Hercules 265 Property Damage Insurance Claim
HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that on December 20, 2013, the Company received payment from its insurance underwriters for the previously-disclosed damage to its Hercules 265 jackup drilling rig (the "Rig"). The Company's insurance underwriters determined that the Rig is a constructive total loss, and the Company received gross insurance proceeds of $50 million. As a result of this insurance collection, the Company anticipates recording an... 
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12/18/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides December Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the November Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of December 18, 2013), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for November 2013, including revenue pe... 
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12/03/13Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: Cowen 3rd Annual Ultimate Energy Conference in New York on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 1:15 p.m. EST (12:15 p.m. CST). Capital One Southcoast 8th Annual December Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 12:40 p.m. EST (11:40 a.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to the presentations liv... 
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11/21/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides November Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the November Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of November 21, 2013), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for October 2013, including revenue per... 
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11/08/13Hercules Offshore to Present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Energy Conference in Houston on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. EST (2:30 p.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to the presentations live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the live presentation, please go to the website at lea... 
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11/07/13Hercules Offshore Announces Rig Management Agreement
HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has entered into an agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd ("Perisai") to act as operations and maintenance manager of the Perisai Pacific 101 and Perisai Pacific 102, Perisai's newbuild Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rigs ("the Rigs"). The Rigs are currently under construction, with the Perisai Pacific 101 scheduled for delivery in July 2014 and the Perisai Pacific 1... 
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10/24/13Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $17.2 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, on revenue of $225.3 million for the third quarter 2013, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $37.2 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, on revenue of $160.2 million for the third quarter 2012. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, third quarter 2012 results include a non-cash... 
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10/22/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Provides October Fleet Status Report Update
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the October Fleet Status Report ("the Report").  The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 22, 2013), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs.  The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2013, including revenue per... 
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10/10/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2013 financial results on October 24, 2013. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10... 
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10/01/13Hercules Offshore Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents for Its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its 10.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2017
HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it had received, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on September 30, 2013 (the "Consent Expiration"), tenders and consents from the holders of $253,625,000 in aggregate principal amount, or approximately 84.54%, of its outstanding $300,000,000 10.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 (the "Notes") in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation for the Notes, whi... 
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09/27/13Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: Johnson Rice 5th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Monday, September 30, 2013, at 4:05 p.m. EDT (3:05 p.m. CDT) Deutsche Bank 21st Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. EDT (1:00 p.m. MST) Westlake Securities New Frontiers in Energy Conference in Austin,... 
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09/17/13Hercules Offshore Prices Private Offering of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has priced a private placement of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021, which will bear interest at a rate of 7.50% per annum. The notes are being sold at par. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, to fund its pending tender offer and consent solicitation for its 10.50% senior secured notes due 2017 and to... 
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09/17/13Hercules Offshore Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to offer, in a private placement, up to $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, to fund its pending tender offer and consent solicitation for its 10.50% senior secured notes due 2017 and to redeem any of the notes not purchased in the... 
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09/17/13Hercules Offshore Announces Commencement of Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 10.50% senior secured notes due 2017 (CUSIP Nos. 427093AB5 and U42714AA0) (the "Notes") and a solicitation of consents to certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes (the "Consents").  As of the date of this press release, there is $300.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the No... 
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09/03/13Hercules Offshore Announces Contracting of Hercules Triumph
HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has signed a contract with Cairn India Limited for use of the Hercules Triumph (formerly Discovery Triumph) in the Indian Ocean.  Total contract value is approximately $36.6 million, which includes approximately $13 million of mobilization and demobilization fees, to be earned over an estimated 110 days.  Contract commencement is expected in late October 2013. John T. Rynd, CEO and President of Hercules... 
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08/30/13Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Conferences
HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the Company will present at the following investor conferences: Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference 2013 in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (7:30 a.m. EDT). Barclays Capital CEO Power-Energy Conference in New York on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 9:05 a.m. EDT (8:05 a.m. CDT).  Interested parties may listen to the Barclays ... 
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08/12/13Hercules Offshore to Present at Enercom's The Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at Enercom's The Oil and Gas Conference in Denver, CO, on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at 12:55 p.m. EDT (11:55 a.m. CDT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the live presentat... 
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07/31/13Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
HOUSTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income from continuing operations of $16.6 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, on revenue of $211.5 million for the second quarter 2013, compared with a net loss from continuing operations of $52.5 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, on revenue of $154.5 million for the second quarter 2012. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, second quarter 2013 results include... 
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07/24/13Hercules Offshore Provides Further Information On Incident On Jackup Drilling Rig Hercules 265
HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 4:05 p.m. CT /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:  HERO) today provided further information the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220.  Based on a visual flyover inspection conducted by Hercules Offshore, the jackup rig is still standing, however it appears to have sustained extensive damage t... 
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07/24/13Hercules Offshore Provides Update To Incident On Jackup Drilling Rig Hercules 265
HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:  HERO) today provided updates to the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220.  Late yesterday evening, the natural gas flowing from the well ignited which spread to the rig. The extent of the damage to the rig is currently unknown. The Company is currently working with its ... 
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07/23/13Hercules Offshore Encounters Well Control Incident On Jackup Drilling Rig Hercules 265
HOUSTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:  HERO) today announced that it is experiencing a well control incident on jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit. Efforts are ongoing to regain control of the natural gas well. At this time, all personnel on board have been evacuated and are being transported to a secure location. The rig is currently operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block Sou... 
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07/17/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2013 financial results on July 31, 2013. The call will take place at 9:00 a.m. CDT (10:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 mi... 
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07/01/13Hercules Offshore Announces Closing of Domestic Liftboat Fleet Sale
HOUSTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has closed the previously announced sale of its fleet of Domestic Liftboats, including 29 marketed liftboats, 10 cold-stacked liftboats and related assets to All Coast LLC for approximately $54.5 million.  The Company will retain existing working capital within the Domestic Liftboat segment, which totals approximately $7.3 million as of May 31, 2013.  Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offsho... 
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06/28/13Hercules Offshore Prices Private Placement of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has priced a private placement of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021, which will bear interest at a rate of 8.750% per annum. The notes are being sold at par. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand (including the proceeds of approximately $104.0 million it expects to receive from the sales of its inland barge... 
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06/24/13Hercules Offshore Announces Private Placement of Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to offer, in a private placement, up to $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021. Hercules Offshore expects to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand (including the proceeds of approximately $104 million it expects to receive from the sales of its inland barge rigs, domestic liftboats and related assets), to... 
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06/24/13Hercules Offshore Announces Acquisition of Majority Interest in Discovery Offshore S.A. and Divestiture of Domestic Liftboats
HOUSTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announces the following: Hercules, through a wholly owned subsidiary, agreed to purchase additional shares of Discovery Offshore S.A. ("Discovery"), increasing our total investment in Discovery to more than 50% of the outstanding shares.  In accordance with the Norwegian Securities Trading Act, Hercules will make a mandatory cash tender offer for all remaining outstanding shares of Discovery; Hercules agr... 
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05/20/13Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Divest the Majority of Inland Fleet
HOUSTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of eleven inland barge rigs, which includes three active rigs, eight cold stacked rigs, and related assets ("Inland Asset Package") for cash proceeds of approximately $45 million. Excluded from the Inland Asset Package are the Hercules 27, for which the Company has a separate agreement to sell the rig to a third party for $5 million, the Hercules 52, and the H... 
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05/17/13Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Son P. Vann, Vice President Investor Relations and Planning, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 2:05 p.m. EDT (1:05 p.m. CDT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the live presen... 
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05/01/13Hercules Notifies Holders of 3.375% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2038 of their Repurchase Option
HOUSTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that holders of its 3.375% Convertible Senior Notes due 2038 (the "Notes") have the right, at each holder's option, to require Hercules Offshore to repurchase their Notes on June 1, 2013 (the "Optional Put Repurchase Date") at a repurchase price in cash equal to 100 percent of the original principal amount of the Notes plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to (but excluding) the Optional Put Repurchase Date... 
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04/25/13Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2013 Results
HOUSTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $35.2 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, on revenue of $205.3 million for the first quarter 2013, compared with a net loss of $38.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, on revenue of $143.3 million for the first quarter 2012. First quarter 2013 results include a non-cash tax gain of $37.7 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, relating to the Seahawk acquisition which was completed in Apri... 
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04/11/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2013 financial results on April 25, 2013. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 ... 
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03/18/13Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 41st Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 41st Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 11:20 a.m. EDT (10:20 a.m. CDT). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's website (http://www.herculesoffshore.com) beginning on March 18, 2013. ... 
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03/04/13Hercules Offshore to Present at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
HOUSTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, in Orlando, FL, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 3:25 p.m. EST (2:35 p.m. CST). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News ... 
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02/27/13Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Acquire Liftboat Titan 2
HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announces the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the liftboat Titan 2 from a subsidiary of KS Energy Ltd. The purchase price is $42 million in cash. The Titan 2 is a 280 foot class vessel, constructed in 2008, registered and flagged in Panama, and currently located in Limbe, Cameroon.  The Company expects the acquisition to close in early March 2013, subject to completion of certain customary closing cond... 
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02/21/13Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Acquire Jackup Rig Ben Avon and Letter of Agreement for a Three-Year Drilling Contract
HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today the execution of an agreement to acquire the offshore drilling rig Ben Avon from a subsidiary of KCA Deutag. The purchase price is $55 million in cash. The Ben Avon is a LeTourneau Class 82 SD-C self-elevating drilling rig registered and flagged in Panama.  Subject to completion of certain closing conditions, the Company expects the acquisition to close by late-March 2013. Hercules Offsh... 
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02/12/13Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $4.3 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, on revenue of $202.6 million for the fourth quarter 2012, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $21.5 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, on revenue of $162.8 million for the fourth quarter 2011. For the twelve month period ended December 31, 2012, the Company reported a loss from continuing operations of $... 
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01/29/13Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2013
HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2013, in Vail, CO, on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 8:05 a.m. MST (10:05 a.m. EST). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to th... 
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01/29/13Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results on February 12, 2013. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following te... 
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01/24/13Hercules Offshore Announces Executive Management Promotions
HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced the appointment of Stephen M. Butz to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Troy L. Carson to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Terrell L. Carr to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Drilling Operations, Todd A. Pellegrin to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Liftboat Operations, W. Brad James to Senior Vice President, Marketing, and Richard E. McClaine to Senior Vice... 
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11/13/12Hercules Offshore Announces Executive Management Changes
HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced the appointment of James W. Noe ("Jim") to Executive Vice President, Beau M. Thompson to General Counsel and Secretary, Charles A. Lestage ("Charlie") to Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Cecil H. Bowden to Vice President Engineering and Capital Projects, and John B. Crabtree to Vice President Technical Support, Compliance, and Maintenance. Mr. Noe has served as Senior Vice President –... 
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11/12/12Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in November and December
HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that they will present at the following investor conferences in November and December: Stephens, Inc. Fall Investment Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. EST (12:00 p.m. CDT). Jefferies 2012 Global Energy Conference in Houston on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. EDT (2:30 p.m. CDT). Capital One Southcoast 2012 Energy Conference in New Orlea... 
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10/25/12Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $37.9 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, on revenue of $184.9 million for the third quarter 2012, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $17.0 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $163.0 million for the third quarter 2011. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, third quarter 2012 results inc... 
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10/15/12Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2012 financial results on October 25, 2012. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telepho... 
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09/28/12Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the following investor conferences in October: Johnson Rice 4th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at 2:40 p.m. EDT (1:40 p.m. CDT) Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 12:25 p.m. EDT (9:25 a.m. MST) Intere... 
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09/04/12Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Conferences
HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the following investor conferences: Barclays Capital CEO Power-Energy Conference in New York on Thursday, September 6, 2012, at 12:25 p.m. EDT (11:25 a.m. CDT).  Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference 2012 in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at 2:10 p.m. Central European Summer Time (8:10 a.m. EDT). Inter... 
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09/04/12Hercules Offshore Reports No Damage to Rigs or Vessels from Hurricane Isaac
HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) reported today that all of its drilling rigs and liftboats located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have been accounted for and re-manned.  Based on preliminary crew inspections, there does not appear to be any significant damage to the rigs or liftboats as a result of Hurricane Isaac. The Company's facilities in Lafayette, Louisiana also sustained no significant damage.  John T. Rynd, President and Chief Executive Off... 
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08/20/12Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Closing of the Platform Rig 3 Sale
HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has closed the previously announced sale of Platform Rig 3, along with its wholly owned subsidiaries, TODCO Mexico Inc. and Servicios TODCO S. de R.L. de C.V., for aggregate consideration of approximately $36 million, consisting of a base purchase price of $28 million, as adjusted for net working capital as of the closing, to Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ... 
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07/30/12Hercules Offshore Employee Receives U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award
HOUSTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Hercules Offshore employee Captain Louis Dubois has been awarded a U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award for his actions during the previously reported emergency evacuation of the Mako, a 175' class liftboat, off the coast of Nigeria as a result of a fire that originated aboard an adjacent third-party rig. "We are exceptionally proud that a member of the Hercules Offshore team has ... 
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07/27/12Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
HOUSTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $55.1 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, on revenue of $179.0 million for the second quarter 2012, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $14.3 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, on revenue of $170.2 million for the second quarter 2011. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, second quarter 2012 results include the f... 
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07/18/12Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2012 financial results on July 27, 2012. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10... 
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06/20/12Hercules Offshore to Present at the 2012 Global Hunter Securities Conference
HOUSTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the 2012 Global Hunter Securities Conference in San Francisco, on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen... 
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05/21/12Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Son P. Vann, Vice President of Finance and Planning, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 10:25 a.m. EDT (9:25 a.m. CDT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com.  Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events."  To listen to the live presentati... 
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04/26/12Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $38.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, on revenue of $143.3 million for the first quarter 2012, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $13.6 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $159.4 million for the first quarter 2011. John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President of Hercules Offshore stated, "This year has started o... 
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04/18/12Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results on April 26, 2012. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone nu... 
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03/28/12Hercules Offshore Announces Closing of the Ocean Columbia Acquisition
HOUSTON, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of the offshore drilling rig Ocean Columbia from a subsidiary of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) for $40 million in cash. Ocean Columbia, to be renamed Hercules 266, is a LeTourneau Class 82 SD-C self-elevating drilling rig. The Company also announced the execution of a contract for the dry tow transportation of the Hercules 266 f... 
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03/27/12Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 40th Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 40th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at 11:45 a.m. EDT (10:45 a.m. CDT). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's website (http://www.herculesoffshore.com) beginning on March 28, 2012. ... 
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03/27/12Hercules Offshore Prices Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has priced a private placement of $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2017 (the "secured notes"), which will bear an interest rate of 7.125% per annum.  The Company also announced that it has priced a private placement of $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019 (the "unsecured notes" and, together with the secured notes, the "notes"), w... 
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03/22/12Hercules Offshore Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
HOUSTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 20,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $5.10 per share. The offering is expected to close on March 28, 2012. The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use 50% of the net proceeds from the offering, inc... 
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03/20/12Hercules Offshore Announces Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Notes
HOUSTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to offer, in a private placement, up to $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2017, which we refer to as the "secured notes," and up to $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019, which we refer to as the "unsecured notes" and, together with the secured notes, the "notes."  Hercules Offshore ex... 
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03/20/12Hercules Offshore Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
HOUSTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to publicly offer up to 20,000,000 shares of common stock in an underwritten public offering. The underwriters for the offering will also have the option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares of common stock on the same terms and conditions to cover over-allotments, if any.  We intend to use 50% of the net proceeds from the offering to repay a port... 
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03/20/12Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Acquire Ocean Columbia and Execution of a Three-Year Drilling Contract
HOUSTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the offshore drilling rig Ocean Columbia from a subsidiary of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO). The purchase price is $40 million in cash. Ocean Columbia is a LeTourneau Class 82 SD-C self-elevating drilling rig registered and flagged in the Marshall Islands. Subject to customary closing conditions, the Company expects the acqu... 
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03/02/12Hercules Offshore Announces Officer Appointments
HOUSTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced the appointment of Son P. Vann to Vice President Investor Relations and Planning and John F. Wasmuth to Vice President Tax. Mr. Vann joined the Company in June 2010 as the Director, Investor Relations and Finance.  Prior to joining Hercules Offshore, he served in various financial roles in the investment banking industry at Jefferies & Company, Solomon Smith Barney and UBS. Mr. Vann holds a Bachelor... 
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02/16/12Hercules Offshore Terminates Poison Pill
HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) reported that its Board of Directors has unanimously voted to amend its stockholder rights plan to accelerate the final expiration date of the purchase rights issued thereunder. This amendment has the effect of terminating the plan, which is typically referred to as a "poison pill." Under the terms of the amendment, the purchase rights expired at the close of business on February 13, 2012, rather tha... 
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02/09/12Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $21.5 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, on revenue of $162.8 million for the fourth quarter 2011, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $82.5 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, on revenue of $164.8 million for the fourth quarter 2010. As outlined in the Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures, fourth quarter 2010 results include a non-... 
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02/06/12Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2012
HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2012 in Vail, CO, on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 8:10 a.m. MST (10:10 a.m. EST) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore’s Web site (http://www.herculesoffshore.com) until Wednesday, September 15, 2011.  ... 
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02/01/12Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on February 9, 2012. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following tele... 
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01/17/12Hercules Offshore Announces Liftboat in Nigeria Likely Lost in Fire
All Hercules Offshore Personnel and Contractors Secured HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) (the "Company") today announced that the Mako, a 175' class liftboat in Nigeria, was engulfed by a fire that originated on a third-party rig, the KS Endeavor, during the early morning hours on January 16, 2012.  The Mako was providing excess storage services adjacent to the KS Endeavor drilling rig at the time of the incident. The incident occurred off the coast of N... 
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12/19/11Hercules Offshore Announces Retirement of Don P. Rodney and Appointment of Claus E. Feyling as President of Hercules International Holdings, Ltd.
HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announces the retirement of Don P. Rodney from the Company, where he currently serves as President of the Cayman Islands based Hercules International Holdings, Ltd. ("HIHL"), effective as of December 31, 2011.  Assuming the role of President of HIHL will be Claus E. Feyling, who currently serves as Vice President, International Business Development. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/... 
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11/22/11Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Conferences
HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Jefferies Global Energy Conference in Houston, TX, on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. EST (2:30 p.m. CST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present the Capital One Southcoast 2011 Energy Conference... 
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10/27/11Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $17.0 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $163.0 million for the third quarter 2011, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $16.1 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, on revenue of $157.6 million for the third quarter 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer ... 
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10/17/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2011 financial results on October 27, 2011. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) To participate in the confer... 
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10/10/11Hercules Offshore to Present at the Deutsche Bank Nineteenth Annual Leveraged Finance Conference
HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank Nineteenth Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, on Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 5:50 p.m. EDT (2:50 p.m. MST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be acces... 
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10/04/11Hercules Offshore to Present at the Johnson Rice 3rd Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Johnson Rice 3rd Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com/.... 
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10/03/11Hercules Offshore Announces Liftboat Struck by Waterspouts Offshore Louisiana
HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) (the "Company") today announced that the Starfish, a 140 classliftboat, capsized after being struck by multiple waterspouts late in the evening on September 30, 2011. The five crewmembers aboard evacuated the vessel and were rescued at sea shortly after the incident. The crewmembers were treated for minor injuries and released from a Houma, Louisiana hospital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601... 
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09/13/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Increases Stake in Discovery Offshore S.A.
HOUSTON, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has acquired an additional 6.1 million shares of Discovery Offshore S.A. ("Discovery Offshore") at an average price of NOK9.02 per share. With this latest purchase, Hercules Offshore has invested a total of approximately $34.1 million in Discovery Offshore, and currently holds a 28% ownership interest in Discovery Offshore. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW0... 
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09/06/11Hercules Offshore to Present at Barclays Capital CEO Power-Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Power-Energy Conference in New York on Thursday, September 8, 2011, at 7:45 a.m. EDT (6:45 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the Barclays Capital CEO Power-Energy Conference presentation live over the Internet at htt... 
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08/29/11Hercules Offshore to Present at Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference 2011
HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference 2011 in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 1:35 p.m. Central European Summer Time (7:35 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed throu... 
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07/28/11Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2011 Results
HOUSTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $14.3 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, on revenue of $170.2 million for the second quarter 2011, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $18.4 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, on revenue of $157.9 million for the second quarter 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer... 
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07/18/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results on July 28, 2011. The call will take place at 11:00 a.m. CDT (12:00 p.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the conferen... 
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07/18/11Hercules Offshore to Present at 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference
HOUSTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentations live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investo... 
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06/06/11Hercules Offshore to Present at Pareto Securities' Offshore Drilling Conference
HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Pareto Securities' Offshore Drilling Conference in New York on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's web... 
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05/16/11Hercules Offshore Announces Officer Appointments and Second Quarter 2011 Update
HOUSTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announces officer appointments and provides update on second quarter 2011 activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Officer Appointments Craig M. Muirhead has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Muirhead joined the company in January 2007 as a Corporate Finance Analyst and most recently served as Assistant Treasurer. Prior to joining H... 
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05/10/11Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Conferences
HOUSTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the following investor conferences: CLSA Energy Forum in New York on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 10:45 a.m. EDT (9:45 a.m. CDT). UBS Leveraged Finance Conference in New York on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. CDT). UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Thursday... 
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04/28/11Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
HOUSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a net loss of $14.2 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, on revenue of $166.2 million for the first quarter 2011, compared with a net loss of $16.0 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, on revenue of $150.8 million for the first quarter 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President of Hercules Offshore stated, "Th... 
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04/27/11Hercules Offshore and Seahawk Drilling Complete Asset Purchase and Sale
HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) and Seahawk Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq OTC: HAWKQ) announced today the completion of the asset purchase and sale previously disclosed on February 11, 2011. In accordance with the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement, Hercules Offshore will acquire 20 jackup rigs located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and related assets, accounts receivable, cash, accounts payables, and certain contractual rights from Seahawk Drilli... 
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04/18/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2011 financial results on April 28, 2011. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the conferen... 
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03/28/11Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 39th Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 39th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at 12:10 p.m. EDT (11:10 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshor... 
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03/09/11Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
HOUSTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $84.6 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, on revenue of $172.3 million for the fourth quarter 2010, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $26.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, on revenue of $176.4 million for the fourth quarter 2009. Fourth quarter 2010 includes a non-cash impairment charge on property and equipment of $125.1 million. On a... 
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02/28/11Hercules Offshore Expects to Amend Credit Facility and Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that the administrative agent under the Company's Credit Agreement has received the lender consents necessary to amend the terms of its Credit Agreement that governs its $475 million term loan and $175 million revolving credit facility (the "Credit Facility"). The amendment is subject to certain closing conditions, and the Company currently expects to close the amendment within the next week. The am... 
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02/11/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Signs Purchase Agreement to Acquire Assets of Seahawk Drilling
HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Seahawk Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAWK) and its affiliates (collectively "Seahawk") to purchase 20 jackup rigs and related assets from Seahawk for approximately 22.3 million shares of Hercules Offshore common stock and cash consideration of $25 million, which will be used primarily to pay off Seahawk's Debtor-in-Possession ("DIP") loan, w... 
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01/24/11Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Investment in Discovery Offshore S.A.
HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announces an investment of $10 million in Discovery Offshore S.A. ("Discovery Offshore"), a newly formed Luxembourg-based company, focused on ownership of ultra high-specification jackup rigs. Discovery Offshore will construct two ultra high-specification jackup rigs, with options for two additional jackup rigs, at Keppel FELS in Singapore. Hercules Offshore will also enter into a Construction Management Agre... 
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12/06/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Capital One Southcoast 2010 Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the Capital One Southcoast 2010 Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at 10:40 a.m. EST (9:40 p.m. CST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.her... 
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11/29/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Jefferies Global Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Jefferies Global Energy Conference in Houston, TX, on Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 3:20 p.m. EST (2:20 p.m. CST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Inf... 
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10/27/10Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2010 Results
HOUSTON, Oct 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $15.1 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, on revenues of $168.5 million for the third quarter 2010, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $37.2 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, on revenues of $159.3 million for the third quarter 2009, excluding the effects of non-recurring items. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LO... 
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10/18/10Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct 18, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2010 financial results on October 27, 2010. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/... 
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10/05/10Hercules Offshore to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
HOUSTON, Oct 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at 5:15 p.m. EDT (4:15 p.m. CDT). Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at 6:10 p.m.... 
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09/14/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference
HOUSTON, Sept 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at 7:45 a.m. EDT (6:45 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live o... 
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08/30/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference
HOUSTON, Aug 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the Pareto Oil and Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at 1:40 p.m. Central European Summer Time (7:40 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio r... 
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08/03/10Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2010 Results
HOUSTON, Aug 03, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $19.0 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, on revenues of $165.9 million for the second quarter 2010, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $7.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, on revenues of $183.7 million for the second quarter 2009, excluding the effects of non-recurring items. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW09... 
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07/16/10Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2010 financial results on August 3, 2010. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi... 
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05/26/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Thursday, May 27, 2010, at 9:05 a.m. EDT (8:05 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. ... 
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05/12/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the CLSA/CAS Energy Forum 2010
HOUSTON, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the CLSA/CAS Energy Forum 2010 in New York City on Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 3:15 p.m. EDT (2:15 p.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offsh... 
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05/10/10Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Current Chief Financial Officer Lisa Rodriguez Resigns and Remains as an Officer with the Company HOUSTON, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has appointed Stephen M. Butz, currently serving as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Butz replaces Lisa W. Rodriguez, who resigned as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and will remain... 
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04/29/10Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2010 Results
HOUSTON, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $16.0 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, on revenues of $150.8 million for the first quarter 2010, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $4.5 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, on revenues of $223.5 million for the first quarter 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Offic... 
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04/14/10Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2010 financial results on April 29, 2010. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the conferen... 
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03/19/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 38th Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 38th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Monday, March 22, 2010, at 4:30 p.m. EDT (3:30 p.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's W... 
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03/05/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Raymond James 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference
HOUSTON, March 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Vice President Finance and Treasurer, will present at the Raymond James 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL, on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 11:35 a.m. EST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the ... 
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03/02/10Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Results
HOUSTON, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $26.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, on revenues of $176.4 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, versus a loss from continuing operations of $1.1 billion, or $12.90 per diluted share, on revenues of $313.5 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) When adjust... 
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02/23/10Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 financial results on March 2, 2010. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in... 
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02/01/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2010
HOUSTON, Feb 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit 2010 in Vail, CO, on Thursday, February 4, 2010, at 7:00 a.m. MST (9:00 a.m. EST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Informa... 
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01/26/10Hercules Offshore Provides Update on Fourth Quarter 2009 Results and Planned Earnings Release Date
HOUSTON, Jan 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it is establishing an allowance for doubtful accounts of approximately $29.8 million as of December 31, 2009, related to a single customer operating one rig in its International Offshore segment. In addition, the results for the fourth quarter will include a non-cash charge of approximately $7.3 million to fully impair the related deferred mobilization and contract preparation costs. Thi... 
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01/12/10Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 financial results on February 9, 2010. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate... 
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01/04/10Hercules Offshore to Present at the Pritchard Capital Energize 2010 Conference
HOUSTON, Jan 04, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Pritchard Capital Energize 2010 Conference in San Francisco, on Thursday, January 7, 2010, at 3:45 p.m. PST (6:45 p.m. EST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go t... 
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12/08/09Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of Thomas R. Bates, Jr. as New Chairman of the Board and Resignation of John T. Reynolds as Chairman of the Board; Announces Annual Meeting Date
HOUSTON, Dec 08, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Chairman John T. Reynolds submitted his resignation from the company's board of directors (the "Board of Directors"), effective December 31, 2009, to focus on other business interests and his role as co-founder and managing director of Lime Rock Management L.P. Thomas R. Bates, Jr., who has been a director of Hercules Offshore since the company's inception in 2004, will assume ... 
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11/13/09Hercules Offshore to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Energy Conference in New York, on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at 8:15 a.m. EST (7:15 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go t... 
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10/28/09Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $37.2 million, or $0.38 per diluted share on revenues of $159.3 million for the third quarter 2009, excluding the effects of non-recurring items, compared with income from continuing operations of $31.9 million, or $0.36 per diluted share on revenues of $315.7 million for the third quarter 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/... 
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10/12/09Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2009 financial results on October 28, 2009. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate i... 
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10/08/09Hercules Offshore Prices Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes
HOUSTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has priced a private placement of $300 million of Senior Secured Notes due 2017, which will bear interest at a rate of 10.5% per annum. The notes are being sold at 97.383% of their face amount to yield 11.0%. The offering is expected to close on or about October 20, 2009, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Company intends to use the net pr... 
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10/05/09Hercules Offshore Announces Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes
HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to offer up to $300 million principal amount of senior secured notes due 2017 through a private placement. Hercules Offshore intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion of the indebtedness outstanding under its term loan facility. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) This press release... 
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09/24/09Hercules Offshore Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
HOUSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 17,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $5.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on September 30, 2009. The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 2,625,000 additional shares to cover over-allotments, if any. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/200... 
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09/23/09Hercules Offshore Provides Update on Third Quarter and Recent Developments
HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) provided an update on third quarter activity and recent developments today in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). In the update, the company disclosed its anticipated financial performance for the third quarter. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) The company also filed a current report on Form 8-K with the SEC to update the historical fina... 
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09/23/09Hercules Offshore Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to publicly offer up to 17.5 million shares of common stock in an underwritten public offering. The underwriters for the offering will also have the option to purchase up to 2,625,000 additional shares of common stock on the same terms and conditions to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offer... 
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09/04/09Hercules Offshore to Present at the Barclays Capital 2009 CEO Energy/Power Conference
HOUSTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Barclays Capital 2009 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York, on Thursday, September 10, 2009, at 7:45 a.m. EDT (6:45 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the... 
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07/23/09Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results and Credit Facility Amendment
HOUSTON, July 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $7.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, on revenues of $183.7 million for the second quarter 2009, excluding the effects of non-recurring items, compared with income from continuing operations of $20.0 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, on revenues of $270.1 million for the second quarter 2008, also excluding non-recurring items. (Logo: http... 
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07/13/09Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 13/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2009 financial results on July 23, 2009. The call will take place at 11:00 a.m. CDT (12:00 p.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the c... 
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06/18/09Hercules Offshore Announces Exchange of $45.8 Million of Convertible Senior Notes for Common Stock and Sale of Two Jackup Rigs
HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it entered into separate exchange agreements whereby it will acquire and retire $45.8 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.375% Convertible Senior Notes due 2038 in exchange for the issuance of 7,755,440 shares of its common stock and the payment of accrued interest. Approximately $95.9 million of the Convertible Senior Notes will remain outstanding after the closing of the exc... 
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05/19/09Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen Butz, Vice President Finance and Treasurer, and Troy Carson, Vice President and Corporate Controller, will present at the UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at 10:25 a.m. EDT (9:25 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the ... 
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04/28/09Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2009 Results
HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported a loss from continuing operations of $4.5 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, on revenues of $223.5 million for the first quarter 2009, compared with income from continuing operations of $4.9 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, on revenues of $212.5 million for the first quarter 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) John T. Rynd, Chief Executive O... 
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04/08/09Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First-Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2009 financial results on April 28, 2009. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the c... 
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03/18/09Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 37th Annual Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 37th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at 11:20 a.m. EDT (10:20 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules... 
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02/10/09Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $37.4 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, on revenues of $313.5 million for the fourth quarter 2008, excluding the effects of non-recurring items, compared with income from continuing operations of $32.8 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, on revenues of $244.2 million for the fourth quarter 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2005060... 
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01/30/09Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse 2009 Energy Summit
HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse 2009 Energy Summit in Vail, CO, on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at 9:40 a.m. EST (7:40 a.m. MST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor In... 
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01/09/09Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year 2008 financial results on February 10, 2009. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To pa... 
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01/06/09Hercules Offshore to Present at Pritchard Capital 6th Annual Energize Conference
HOUSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Vice President Finance and Treasurer, will present at the Pritchard Capital 6th Annual Energize Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at 1:55 p.m. EST (10:55 a.m. PST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercu... 
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12/05/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Capital One Southcoast Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Dec 05, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Capital One Southcoast Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed... 
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11/11/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Bank of America Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov 11, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Bank of America Energy Conference in Key Biscayne, Fl, on Friday, November 14, 2008, at 9:20 a.m. EST (8:20 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore... 
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10/29/08Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings
HOUSTON , Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported income from continuing operations of $33.1 million , or $0.37 per diluted share on revenues of $315.7 million for the third quarter 2008, compared with income from continuing operations of $48.7 million , or $0.58 per diluted share, excluding charges, on revenues of $272.6 million for the third quarter 2007. (Logo: http://www.n... 
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10/14/08Hercules Offshore Announces Expected Impact on Financial Results Due to Active Hurricane Season
HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) reported today that its third quarter 2008 financial results were adversely impacted by the recent hurricane activity in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Company experienced extensive downtime across all of its domestic segments as a result of the four named storms that entered the U.S. Gulf of Mexico during the third quarter. Overall, these storms resulted in an approximate $8.7 million reduction in expected... 
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10/10/08Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2008 financial results on October 29, 2008. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in th... 
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09/30/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Energy Mid & Small Cap Conference
HOUSTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Merrill Lynch Global Energy Mid & Small Cap Conference in New York City on Thursday, October 2, 2008, at 1:50 p.m. EDT (12:50 p.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore... 
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09/16/08Hercules Offshore Provides an Update Following Hurricane Ike; all Drilling Rigs, Liftboats and Marine Vessels Have Been Accounted For
HOUSTON, Sept 16, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) reported today that all of its drilling rigs, liftboats and other marine vessels in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have been accounted for. The company conducted an aerial survey of its rigs and has start-up crews on the majority of its active rigs and is presently coordinating the re-manning of the remaining rigs. The company has not identified any significant damage through the aeri... 
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09/08/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Pareto Securities' 15th Annual Oil and Offshore Conference
HOUSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at Pareto Securities' 15th Annual Oil and Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 12:00 p.m. Central European Summer Time (6:00 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the sl... 
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09/08/08Hercules Offshore Reports No Damage to Rigs or Vessels From Hurricane Gustav and Reports Resumption of Normal Operations; Monitoring Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) reported today that all of its drilling rigs, liftboats and marine vessels located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have been accounted for and appear to have sustained no damage as a result of Hurricane Gustav. The Company conducted an aerial inspection of the rigs, liftboats and vessels on September 2, 2008. In addition, all of the evacuated drilling rigs located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and inland waterway... 
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08/28/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at 11:05 a.m. EDT (10:05 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "... 
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08/07/08Hercules Offshore to Present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference in Denver on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at 3:10 p.m. MDT (5:10 p.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Relations... 
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07/29/08Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings
HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $20.0 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, before separation related charges, on revenues of $270.8 million for the second quarter 2008, compared to net income of $24.2 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, before charges, on revenues of $99.0 million for the second quarter 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Net income for the quarte... 
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07/01/08Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second-Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2008 financial results on July 29, 2008. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call 10 minutes prior to the sc... 
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06/23/08John T. Rynd Appointed CEO and President of Hercules Offshore, Inc.
HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the board of directors has appointed John T. Rynd as the company's Chief Executive Officer and President, succeeding Randall D. Stilley, who has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and President of the company and as a director. Mr. Rynd also has been appointed as a director. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Mr. Rynd has served as Executive Vic... 
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05/28/08Hercules Offshore Announces Pricing of $250 Million Convertible Senior Notes Due 2038
HOUSTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), a provider of offshore contract drilling, liftboat and inland barge services, announced the pricing of $250 million principal amount of 3.375% Convertible Senior Notes due 2038 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Hercules Offshore has also granted the initial purchasers an option to purchase up to $37.5 million princi... 
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05/27/08Hercules Offshore Announces Intention to Offer $250 Million Convertible Senior Notes Due 2038 and Use up to $50 Million of Net Proceeds to Repurchase Stock
HOUSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), a provider of offshore contract drilling, liftboat and inland barge services, announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $250 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes due 2038 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The notes will be convertible under cert... 
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05/27/08Hercules Offshore Completes Closing of Previously Announced Jackup Drilling Rig Acquisition
HOUSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that the acquisition of the High Island VIII jackup drilling rig and related equipment has closed at a cost of approximately $100 million. The rig, which will be renamed the Hercules 261, will mobilize from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to Saudi Arabia to begin operations on a previously announced three-year contract expected to commence on approximately September 30, 2008. Headquartered ... 
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05/19/08Hercules Offshore to Present at UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at 10:35 a.m. CDT (11:35 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the ... 
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05/09/08Hercules Offshore to Present at the Calyon Securities Energy Conference 2008
HOUSTON, May 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that John T. Rynd, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Calyon Securities Energy Conference in New York City on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. EDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. G... 
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05/09/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Tristone Capital Global Energy Forum
HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Tristone Capital Global Energy Forum in Paris, France, on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 3:35 p.m. Central European Summer Time (9:35 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculeso... 
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05/01/08Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings
HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $4.5 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, on revenues of $213.4 million for the first quarter 2008, compared to net income of $33.4 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, on revenues of $110.5 million for the first quarter 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Randy Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President of Hercules Offshore stated... 
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04/10/08Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First-Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2008 financial results on May 1, 2008. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in the co... 
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04/03/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Howard Weil Energy Conference
HOUSTON, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 36th Annual Energy Conference on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 10:20 a.m. CDT (11:20 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules Offshore's... 
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03/20/08Hercules Offshore Announces Three-Year Contracts for Hercules 300 and Hercules 261 in Saudi Arabia and Provides Update on Market Conditions
HOUSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today it has signed contracts to provide Saudi Aramco with two jackup drilling rigs for three-year terms plus one-year fixed price options at the same rate. The Hercules 300 and Hercules 261, currently known as the High Island I and High Island VIII, respectively, will fulfill the contract commitments. The Hercules 300 was acquired on March 14, 2008, and the closing on the purchase of the Hercu... 
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03/14/08Hercules Offshore Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period and Partial Closing of Jackup Drilling Rig Acquisition
HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of the government's pre-merger antitrust review of the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in connection with the previously announced agreement to acquire three jackup drilling rigs from Transocean Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/... 
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03/13/08Hercules Offshore to Present at Citi Small & Mid-Cap Conference
HOUSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Vice President Finance and Treasurer, will present at the Citi Small & Mid-Cap Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday, March 17, 2008, at 2:25 p.m. PDT (5:25 p.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Inve... 
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02/19/08Hercules Offshore to Present at the EnerCom, Inc. Oilservice and International E&P Conference VI
HOUSTON, Feb 19, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the EnerCom, Inc. Oilservice and International E&P Conference VI in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, February 21, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over ... 
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02/15/08Hercules Offshore Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Three Jackup Drilling Rigs
HOUSTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Transocean Inc. (NYSE: RIG) to purchase three jackup drilling rigs and related equipment for $320 million. The rig package includes the Adriatic III, a 350' Marathon LeTourneau 116C, and the High Island I and the High Island VIII, both 250' Marathon LeTourneau 82-SDCs. All three rigs are currently located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Howe... 
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02/01/08Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse 2008 Energy Summit
HOUSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse 2008 Energy Summit in Vail, CO. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at 11:30 a.m. MST (1:30 p.m. EST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor R... 
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01/31/08Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings
HOUSTON, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $31.3 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, on revenues of $262.9 million for the fourth quarter 2007, compared to net income of $35.5 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, on revenues of $114.7 million for the fourth quarter 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Net income was $136.5 million, or $2.29 per diluted share, on revenues of $... 
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01/03/08Hercules Offshore to Present at the Pritchard Capital Partners Energize 2008 Conference
HOUSTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Pritchard Capital Partners Energize 2008 Conference in San Francisco, CA. on Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at 11:45 a.m. PST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules' ... 
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12/21/07Hercules Offshore Announces Closing of Land Rig Fleet Sale
HOUSTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has closed the previously announced sale of its fleet of nine land drilling rigs and related assets to Petrex Sudamerica Sucursal de Venezuela S.A. and Saipem Perfuracoes e Construcoes Petroliferas Lda. for approximately $107 million. Simmons & Company International served as financial advisor to Hercules Offshore on this transaction. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b... 
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12/11/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2007 Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Dec 11, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter 2007 and full year financial results on January 31, 2008. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/D... 
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12/05/07Hercules Offshore Announces Three-Year Contracts for Jackup Rigs Hercules 258 and Hercules 260 in India
HOUSTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has awarded three-year contracts for the Hercules 258 and Hercules 260 jackup rigs for drilling operations offshore India. The contract for the Hercules 258 is expected to commence in mid-second quarter 2008 following the completion of an existing contract commitment offshore India. The contract for the Hercules 260 is expected to commen... 
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11/27/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Capital One Southcoast 2007 Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Capital One Southcoast 2007 Energy Conference in New Orleans December 4, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. CST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules' web site (http://www.her... 
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11/26/07Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Divest of Land Rig Fleet
HOUSTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has entered into agreements with Petrex Sudamerica Sucursal de Venezuela S.A. and Saipem Perfuracoes e Construcoes Petroliferas Lda. (collectively, "Saipem") for the sale of its nine land rigs and related assets ("Land Assets"). The Land Assets include six land rigs in Venezuela, one in Trinidad and two in the United States. The purchase price is approximately $107 million and the ... 
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11/02/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Merrill Lynch 2007 Global Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Merrill Lynch 2007 Global Energy Conference in New York City on Thursday, November 8, 2007, at 10:30 a.m., EST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live ove... 
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10/30/07Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings
HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $48.4 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, on revenues of $294.4 million for the third quarter 2007, compared to net income of $29.7 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, on revenues of $97.2 million for the third quarter 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) The company's acquisition of TODCO closed on July 11, 2007, and the results fr... 
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10/15/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2007 financial results on October 30, 2007. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) To participate in t... 
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08/29/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 4th at 3:45p.m. EDT. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live ... 
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08/24/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Pareto Securities Oil & Offshore Conference
HOUSTON, Aug 24, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Pareto Securities 14th Annual Oil & Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday, August 29th at 5:40 p.m. CEST (11:40 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides ca... 
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08/24/07Hercules Offshore Officer Resigns
HOUSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Steven A. Manz, Sr. Vice President Planning and Corporate Development has resigned his position at Hercules Offshore effective August 31, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) "Steve Manz has been a valuable member of the Management Team since he joined Hercules Offshore in 2005. His contributions to and enthusiasm for Hercules will be missed... 
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08/21/07Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of Larry Francois
HOUSTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has appointed Larry Francois as Chief Executive Officer and President of Delta Towing effective August 20th. Delta Towing, a subsidiary of Hercules Offshore, operates a fleet of 96 marine vessels, including 42 inland tugs, 18 offshore tugs and 36 crew boats, as well as 60 barges, including 30 deck barges, 17 shale barges, four spud barges and one offshore barge in the Gulf of Mexi... 
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08/17/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the EnerCom, Inc. 12th Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at The 12th Oil & Gas Conference hosted by Enercom, Inc. in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, August 21st at 10:55 a.m. MDT (12:55 p.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the p... 
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08/03/07Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2007 Earnings
HOUSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $23.5 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, on revenues of $99.0 million for second quarter 2007, compared to net income of $22.9 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, on revenues of $76.3 million for second quarter 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Included in the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 are $0.5 million in s... 
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07/16/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Cash and Stock Merger Consideration in Acquisition of TODCO
HOUSTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. ("Hercules Offshore") (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced the merger consideration expected to be paid to TODCO stockholders in the merger of Hercules Offshore and TODCO, which was completed on July 11, 2007. Neither the stock component nor the cash component of the merger consideration was over-subscribed. Therefore, TODCO stockholders who elected to receive cash will receive cash, and TODCO stockholders who elected to rec... 
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07/11/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Completes Acquisition of TODCO
HOUSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. ("Hercules Offshore", "the Company" Nasdaq: HERO) today announced the completion of its acquisition of TODCO as the transaction was finalized today following approvals by the stockholders of both companies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) During a meeting of the Company's board of directors, also held today, the board voted to elect three new board members, all of whom were prev... 
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07/09/07Hercules and TODCO Announce Preliminary Results of Elections for Cash and Stock Merger Consideration
HOUSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) ("Hercules") and TODCO (NYSE: THE) ("TODCO") today announced that based on the preliminary results of elections made by TODCO stockholders, prior to the July 5, 2007 election deadline, as to the form of merger consideration to be received in the proposed merger of Hercules and TODCO, neither the stock component nor the cash component of the merger consideration is over-subscribed. Accordingly, it is expec... 
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07/06/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second-Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2007 financial results on August 3, 2007. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) To participate in the... 
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05/30/07Hercules Offshore Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period
HOUSTON, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of the government's pre-merger antitrust review of the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, relating to the previously announced merger with TODCO. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) On March 22, 2007, H... 
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05/25/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the 2007 Deutsche Bank Energy and Utilities Conference
HOUSTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the 2007 Deutsche Bank Energy and Utilities Conference in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, May 30th at 9:10 a.m. EDT. Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Invest... 
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05/24/07Hercules Offshore Announces Record Date and Meeting Date for Meeting of Stockholders
HOUSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a special and annual meeting of stockholders on July 11, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. Houston Time at the St. Regis Hotel, 1919 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, Texas 77027. Only Hercules Offshore stockholders of record at the close of business on May 30, 2007, the record date, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the stockholder meeting. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-... 
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05/23/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the 2007 UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference - PRESENTATION TIME UPDATE
HOUSTON, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that the presentation time has changed for the previously announced participation in the 2007 UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference in Austin, Texas on Thursday, May 24th. Hercules Offshore will present at 9:25 a.m. CDT (10:25 a.m. EDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested par... 
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05/21/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the 2007 UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the 2007 UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference in Austin, Texas on Thursday, May 24th at 10:35 a.m. CDT (11:35 a.m. EDT). Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Inve... 
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05/14/07Hercules Offshore Responds to Unrest in Nigeria
HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it is taking precautionary measures with its liftboat operations in Nigeria because of the current unrest arising out of the recently held local and national elections and the resulting decision of its customer, Chevron Nigeria Ltd., to temporarily cease certain operations to protect the safety of personnel. In response to the unrest, Hercules has developed a security plan with Chevro... 
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05/14/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Calyon Energy Conference 2007
HOUSTON, May 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Calyon Energy Conference 2007 in New York City on Wednesday, May 16th at 3:30 p.m. EDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over t... 
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05/08/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the UBS 2007 Leveraged Finance Conference
HOUSTON, May 8, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the UBS 2007 Leveraged Finance Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, May 10th at 7:45 a.m. PDT (10:45 a.m. EDT). Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffsho... 
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04/30/07Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2007 Earnings
HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $33.4 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, on revenues of $110.5 million for the first quarter 2007, compared to net income of $30.9 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, on revenues of $56.1 million for the first quarter 2006. The first quarter 2006 results include a gain of $18.6 million ($0.60 per diluted share), net of tax of $11.0 million, related to the settlement of the... 
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04/12/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First-Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2007 financial results on April 30, 2007. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call 10 minutes prior to the s... 
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03/29/07Hercules Offshore to Delay Annual Meeting to Allow Acquisition Proposal to be Presented
HOUSTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that its 2007 annual meeting of stockholders will be delayed beyond its usual late-April date as a result of the recently announced proposed acquisition of TODCO by Hercules. Obtaining the approval of Hercules' stockholders for the issuance of Hercules common stock to TODCO stockholders is a condition to the closing of the acquisition. The delay in holding the annual meeting will allow ... 
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03/28/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 28, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Howard Weil 35th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans on Wednesday, April 4th at 9:40 a.m. CDT (10:40 a.m. EDT). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules' web site (http://www.herculesoffshore.com ) until F... 
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03/19/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Signs Definitive Merger Agreement to Acquire TODCO for $2.3 Billion in Cash and Hercules Common Stock
HOUSTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. ("Hercules Offshore", "the Company" Nasdaq: HERO) and TODCO (NYSE: THE - News) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Hercules Offshore will acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of TODCO in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion. The Company expects the transaction will: Create the world's fourth largest jackup fleet E... 
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03/13/07Hercules Offshore Announces Officer Changes
HOUSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has appointed Lisa W. Rodriguez as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Rodriguez replaces Steven A. Manz, who suffered a stroke on December 28, 2006 as previously reported by the company. Since January 4, Ms. Rodriguez has performed the duties of Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis. Mr. Manz will remain with the company and has been appoin... 
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02/13/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the EnerCom, Inc. Oilservice Conference V
HOUSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Enercom, Inc. Oilservice Conference V in San Francisco, California on Thursday, February 15th at 10:05 a.m. PST (1:05 p.m. EST). Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com ... 
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02/05/07Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings
HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported record net income of $35.5 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, on revenues of $114.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, compared to a net loss of ($2.2) million, or ($0.08) per diluted share, on revenues of $48.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2005. The fourth quarter 2005 included a one-time charge related to deferred income tax expense of $12.1 million ($0.42 per diluted share) re... 
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02/02/07Hercules Offshore to Present at the Credit Suisse Group Energy Summit
HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Credit Suisse Group Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado on Wednesday, February 7th at 9:30 a.m. MST (11:30 a.m. EST). Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com . Go to the "In... 
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01/11/07Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter 2006 financial results on February 5, 2007. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) To participate in... 
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01/05/07Hercules Offshore Director Resigns
HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that V. Frank Pottow is stepping down from Hercules' Board of Directors. Mr. Pottow, a managing director of Greenhill & Co. and a member of the investment committee of Greenhill Capital Partners, has been a director of Hercules since Greenhill's initial investment in Hercules in October 2004. Greenhill currently owns less than five percent of the Company's outstanding shares. "Frank ... 
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01/04/07Hercules Offshore Announces Hiring of Lisa Rodriguez to Perform CFO Duties
HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has retained Lisa W. Rodriguez to perform the duties of Steven Manz, the company's Chief Financial Officer who suffered a stroke on December 28, 2006, as previously reported by the company. Mrs. Lisa W. Rodriguez has over 15 years of experience in financial management, primarily within the energy industry. Mrs. Rodriguez spent the last ten years of her career at Weatherford In... 
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01/04/07Hercules Offshore Announces Additions to Management Team
HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today two additions to its management team. The Company has hired Terry L. Carr as Vice President, Drilling Operations and James C. ("Chris") Bryan as Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Carr joins Hercules with 25 years of operating and marketing experience in the offshore drilling industry. Most recently, Mr. Carr was employed by ENSCO International where he served as Manager, Operations... 
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01/03/07Hercules Offshore to Present at Pritchard Capital Partners Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President will present at Pritchard Capital Partners Energy Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday, January 9th at 8:00 a.m. PST (11:00 a.m. EST). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules' web site (http://www.herculesoffshore.com ) until Friday, Feb... 
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01/02/07Hercules Offshore CFO Suffers Stroke
HOUSTON, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Steven A. Manz, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, suffered an apparent stroke on December 28, 2006. Mr. Manz was hospitalized in a Houston area hospital for diagnostic analysis and treatment, but was released on December 31. Mr. Manz is now recuperating at home. It is not possible to predict when Mr. Manz will be able to return to work. In the interim, the Company intends to p... 
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12/06/06Hercules Offshore Receives the Rising Star Award at the Platts Global Energy Awards
HOUSTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that the company won the prestigious Rising Star Award presented at the Annual Platts Global Energy Awards Gala on November 30 in New York City. The Rising Star Award is given to new businesses that have found and exploited a niche in the energy industry, that are driving exceptional growth, and that will be sustainable in the long run. Hercules was selected by the panel of expert judges in part fo... 
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11/30/06Hercules Offshore to Present at Capital One Southcoast Energy Conference 2006
HOUSTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Steven Manz, Chief Financial Officer, will present at Capital One's Southcoast Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, December 4th at 10:15 a.m. CST (11:15 a.m. EST). An audio replay of the presentation will not be available; however, the slides can be accessed through Hercules' web site (http://www.... 
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11/14/06Hercules Offshore Announces Pricing of Public Offering
HOUSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced the pricing of a public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock at $33.00 per share, all of which were offered by selling stockholders. Hercules will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling stockholders. The offering is expected to close on November 17, 2006, subject to customary closing conditions. Shares of Hercules common stock are listed on t... 
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11/07/06Hercules Offshore Closes the Previously Announced Acquisition of Halliburton's West African Liftboat Assets
HOUSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has closed the previously disclosed acquisition of eight liftboats owned by Halliburton West Africa Limited and assumed the rights of Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Limited to operate five additional liftboats under an arrangement with the third party vessel owner. The liftboats are currently operating in the coastal waters of Nigeria and Camer... 
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11/06/06Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2006 Earnings
HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $29.7 million, or $0.90 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $97.2 million for the third quarter of 2006, compared to net income of $10.1 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $42.2 million for the third quarter of 2005. Net income was $83.5 million, or $2.57 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $229.6 million for the nine months ended Sept... 
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11/02/06Hercules Offshore Announces Management Changes
HOUSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today key changes within the Company's senior management team. Mr. Don P. Rodney has been appointed President of Hercules International Holdings, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hercules Offshore, Inc. In his new role, Mr. Rodney will oversee the Company's international operations. Mr. Rodney joined Hercules Drilling Co., LLC, also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hercules Offshore, Inc., a... 
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10/17/06Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Oct 17, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2006 financial results on November 6, 2006. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call, 1... 
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09/08/06Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of Rick McClaine
HOUSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Rick McClaine has joined the company as Vice President - Health, Safety and Environmental. Rick has over 25 years of experience in operations, safety, training and environmental affairs in the offshore drilling industry, primarily with GlobalSantaFe. Most recently, he worked with Syntex Management Systems, a provider of Enterprise Risk Management software. During his long career, Rick... 
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08/29/06Hercules Offshore to Present at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 5 at 3:05 p.m. EDT (2:05 p.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentatio... 
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08/24/06Hercules Offshore Announces Agreement to Acquire Halliburton's West African Liftboat Assets
HOUSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has entered into a definitive agreement with Halliburton West Africa Limited and Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Limited (collectively, "Halliburton") to purchase eight liftboats owned by Halliburton and assume Halliburton's rights to operate five additional liftboats under an arrangement with the third party vessel owner. The liftboats are cu... 
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08/14/06Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of New Director
HOUSTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that on August 10, our Board of Directors increased the size of the Board from seven to eight directors and appointed Thierry Pilenko to fill the newly created directorship. The Board also appointed Mr. Pilenko to the Audit Committee, replacing John Reynolds on the committee. Mr. Pilenko joined the class of directors whose term will expire at the 2007 annual stockholders' meeting. M... 
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08/09/06Hercules Offshore to Present at EnerCom's 11th Oil & Gas Conference
HOUSTON, Aug 09, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at EnerCom's 11th Oil & Gas Conference in Denver, Colorado on Monday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m. MDT (12:30 p.m. EDT). Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time webcast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.... 
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07/31/06Hercules Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2006 Earnings
HOUSTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today reported net income of $22.9 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $76.3 million for the second quarter of 2006, compared to net income of $8.2 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $37.0 million for the second quarter of 2005. Net income was $53.8 million, or $1.68 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $132.4 million for the six months ended J... 
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07/06/06Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Second-Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2006 financial results on July 31, 2006. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call, 10 minutes prior to the sc... 
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06/14/06Hercules Offshore Increases Revolving Credit Facility to $75 Million and Completes Amendment to Credit Agreement
HOUSTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that on June 12, 2006 it increased its revolving credit facility ("Revolver") to $75,000,000 from $25,000,000, reduced the interest rate by 1.0% per annum and extended the maturity by two years to June 29, 2010. The Revolver is led by Comerica Bank and also includes JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Amegy Bank National Association as lenders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601... 
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06/01/06Hercules Offshore Completes Acquisition of Liftboat Fleet From Laborde Marine Lifts
HOUSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today completed the previously disclosed acquisition of a fleet of five liftboats from Laborde Marine Lifts, Inc. for $49.3 million. In addition, Hercules assumed the construction of a sixth liftboat with expected delivery in July 2006. Pursuant to the terms of the purchase agreement, the original purchase price of $52 million was reduced by $2.6 million, which represents the total amount owed by Laborde ... 
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05/08/06Hercules Offshore to Present at the Calyon Oil Services Conference
HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Calyon Oil Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Remarks by Mr. Stilley will be available via a real-time web cast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at ... 
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05/01/06Hercules Offshore Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings
HOUSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), today reported net income of $30.9 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $56.1 million for the first quarter of 2006, compared to net income of $11.4 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $34.1 million for the first quarter of 2005. The results for the first quarter of 2006 include a gain of $18.6 million ($0.59 per diluted share), net of tax of $11.0 millio... 
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04/24/06Hercules Offshore Announces Completion of Public Equity Offering
HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) today announced that it has completed its public offering of a total of 9,200,000 shares of its common stock, including 1,200,000 shares sold upon exercise of the underwriters' over-allotment option, at a public offering price of $36.00 per share. Of the 9,200,000 shares sold in the offering, the Company sold 1,600,000 shares and certain selling stockholders initially sold 6,400,000 shares on April 18, ... 
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04/21/06Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces First-Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial results on Monday, May 1, 2006. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT). The financial results and our fleet status report are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092L... 
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04/11/06Hercules Offshore Announces Pricing of Public Offering
HOUSTON, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. today announced the pricing of a public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock at $36 per share. Of the 8,000,000 shares offered, only 1,600,000 shares were offered by Hercules as newly issued shares of common stock, while the remaining 6,400,000 shares were offered by selling stockholders. Hercules expects to receive approximately $54.3 million of proceeds from the offering, net of underwriting fees and es... 
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03/17/06Hercules Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil Energy Conference
HOUSTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, and John T. Rynd, Senior Vice President, Hercules Offshore, Inc. and President, Hercules Drilling Company will present at the Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 10:20 am CST (11:20 am EST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) Inte... 
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03/10/06Hercules Offshore to Present at the Citigroup 2006 Small & Mid-Cap Conference
HOUSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present at the Citigroup 2006 Small & Mid-Cap Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at 1:05 pm PST (4:05 pm EST). Mr. Stilley's remarks will be available via a real-time web cast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com . To l... 
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02/15/06Hercules Offshore to Present at the EnerCom, Inc. Oilservice Conference IV
HOUSTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Steven A. Manz, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the EnerCom, Inc. Oilservice Conference IV in San Francisco, California on Thursday, February 16, 2006 at 4:25 pm PST (7:25 pm EST). Remarks by Mr. Stilley and Mr. Manz will be available via a real-time web cast. Interested parties may listen to the presentation... 
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02/08/06Hercules Offshore to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
HOUSTON, Feb 08, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Randall D. Stilley, CEO and President, will preside over the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on February 9, at 9:30 a.m. EST, in celebration of the company's recent initial public offering and listing of its common stock on NASDAQ on October 27, 2005. "We are proud of our company's many achievements over the last year, including our successful IPO, and are h... 
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02/06/06Hercules Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Earnings
HOUSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), today reported a net loss of $2.2 million, or ($0.08) per diluted share, on operating revenues of $48.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2005, compared to net income of $5.9 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, on operating revenues of $23.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2004. The results for the fourth quarter of 2005 include a charge of $0.8 million, net of tax of $0.5 million, ($0.03 per diluted ... 
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01/30/06Hercules Offshore Announces Acquisition of Jackup Rig and Amendment to Credit Agreement
HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it signed a definitive purchase agreement on January 26, 2006 to acquire the rig ARIES (formerly the THE 154) from Aries Offshore Partners Ltd. for $20.1 million. The rig, a 150-foot independent leg jackup built by LeTourneau in 1979, has been cold-stacked for the past six years. The closing of the acquisition is expected to occur during February 2006. After closing, the rig will be rena... 
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01/18/06Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2005 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan 18, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter and full year 2005 financial results on Monday, February 6, 2006. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. To participate in the conference call by telep... 
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12/05/05Hercules Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2005 Earnings
HOUSTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), today reported net income of $10.1 million, or $0.41 per diluted share on an as converted basis as described below, on operating revenues of $42.2 million for the third quarter of 2005, compared to net income of $8.2 million, or $0.34 per diluted share as converted, on operating revenues of $37.1 million for the second quarter of 2005. Included in the company's third quarter results is $1.0 million of ex... 
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11/21/05Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2005 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2005 financial results on Monday, December 5, 2005. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO ) To participat... 
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11/08/05Hercules Offshore Completes the Acquisition of Liftboat Fleet From Danos & Curole
HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), a jack-up drilling and liftboat contractor, today completed the previously disclosed acquisition of a fleet of eight liftboats from Danos & Curole Marine Contractors, LLC for $44 million. Three of the acquired liftboats have leg lengths ranging from 130 to 230 feet and are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. These liftboats are currently operating under short-term contracts. A fourth liftboat located i... 
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11/03/05Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of New Officers
HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO), a jack-up drilling and liftboat contractor in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced the appointment of three new officers: James Noe as Vice President - General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary, Leslie Taylor as Vice President - Human Resources, and Johnny Vincent as Vice President - Corporate Controller. All are assuming newly created positions at Hercules. Mr. Noe joins Hercules wi... 
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10/26/05Hercules Offshore Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
HOUSTON, October 26, 2005—Hercules Offshore today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 9,200,000 shares of its common stock at $20.00 per share.  Hercules offered 6,250,000 shares of common stock, while the remaining 2,950,000 shares were offered by selling stockholders.  Hercules expects to receive approximately $115.1 million of proceeds from the offering, net of underwri... 
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09/21/05Hercules Offshore Announces Appointment of John T. Rynd as President of Hercules Drilling Company
HOUSTON, September 21, 2005 – Hercules Offshore LLC, a leading jack-up drilling and liftboat contractor in the Gulf of Mexico, announced today the appointment of John T. Rynd as Senior Vice President of Hercules Offshore and as President of Hercules Drilling Company, its wholly owned offshore drilling subsidiary. In a related move, Tom Seward, one of the founders of Hercules Drilling Comp... 
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07/01/05Hercules Offshore Announces Credit Agreement and Acquisition of Jackup Rig
HOUSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore LLC, a jackup drilling rig and liftboat contractor based in Houston, Texas with operations in the Gulf of Mexico, announced today that it has entered into a senior secured credit agreement and completed the acquisition of a jackup drilling rig in separate transactions. On June 29, 2005, Hercules Offshore entered into a senior secured credit agreement with a syndicate of financial institutions. The agreement provides for a $... 
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06/01/05Hercules Offshore Announces the Acquisition of Liftboat Fleet
HOUSTON, June 1, 2005 / PRNewswire / -- Hercules Offshore LLC announced today the acquisition of a fleet of 17 liftboats from Superior Energy Services. The 17 liftboats have leg-lengths ranging from 65 feet to 130 feet and are currently located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The newly acquired fleet of liftboats will be operated as part of Hercules wholly-owned subsidiary, Hercules Liftboat Company LLC. Following the acquisition, Hercules will have 38 units capable of workin... 
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01/14/05Hercules Offshore Announces the Acquisition of Two Jack-up Rigs
HOUSTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore LLC, a leading jack-up drilling and liftboat contractor in the Gulf of Mexico, announced today the acquisition of two jack-up rigs in separate transactions. On January 4, 2005, Hercules Drilling Company LLC, a subsidiary of Hercules Offshore, LLC, completed the acquisition of Rig 25J from Parker Drilling Offshore USA, LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Drilling Company. Rig 25J is an independent leg cantilever jack-up capable wo... 
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01/10/05Hercules Offshore Announces The Appointment Of Steven Manz As C.F.O.
HOUSTON, January 10, 2005 – Hercules Offshore LLC, a leading jack-up drilling and liftboat contractor in the Gulf of Mexico, announced today the appointment of Steven Manz as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Manz joins Hercules with 18 years of financial and management experience. Most recently, Mr. Manz was Managing Director – Noble Technology Services, a Division of Noble Corporation. Earlier in his career at Noble Corporation, he served as Vice-President of S... 
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