Atwood Oceanics, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2001 2nd Quarter Conference Call on the Web

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:   ATW)
 announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in
 conjunction with its Fiscal 2001 Second Quarter earnings release.  The
 Company's earnings release and conference call/webcast is scheduled for
 Wednesday, May 2, 2001.  The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released
 at approximately 10:30 EDT that morning.
     You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast
 live over the Internet at 3:30 EDT that afternoon, Wednesday, May 2nd with
 John Irwin, President and CEO and Jim Holland, Senior Vice President and CFO.
 
      What:  Atwood Oceanics, Inc.'s Fiscal 2001 Second Quarter Earnings
             Release
 
      When:  Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at 3:30 EDT (2:30 CDT)
 
      Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/ATWOOD/050201/
 
      Contact:  Jim Holland, Senior Vice President and CFO, 281-749-7804
 
     Atwood Oceanics, Inc. is engaged in the business of international offshore
 drilling of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells and related
 support management and consulting services.  The Company owns and operates a
 modern fleet of eight mobile offshore drilling units and two modular platform
 drilling units.
     Some of the matters that will be discussed in the Conference Call on
 May 2, 2001 will be forward-looking statements, based on current expectations,
 that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual
 future activities to be materially different from those that will be suggested
 or discussed in the Conference Call.
     If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be
 archived for 30 days on the website www.prnewswire.com.
 
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SOURCE Atwood Oceanics, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:   ATW)
 announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in
 conjunction with its Fiscal 2001 Second Quarter earnings release.  The
 Company's earnings release and conference call/webcast is scheduled for
 Wednesday, May 2, 2001.  The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released
 at approximately 10:30 EDT that morning.
     You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast
 live over the Internet at 3:30 EDT that afternoon, Wednesday, May 2nd with
 John Irwin, President and CEO and Jim Holland, Senior Vice President and CFO.
 
      What:  Atwood Oceanics, Inc.'s Fiscal 2001 Second Quarter Earnings
             Release
 
      When:  Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at 3:30 EDT (2:30 CDT)
 
      Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/ATWOOD/050201/
 
      Contact:  Jim Holland, Senior Vice President and CFO, 281-749-7804
 
     Atwood Oceanics, Inc. is engaged in the business of international offshore
 drilling of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells and related
 support management and consulting services.  The Company owns and operates a
 modern fleet of eight mobile offshore drilling units and two modular platform
 drilling units.
     Some of the matters that will be discussed in the Conference Call on
 May 2, 2001 will be forward-looking statements, based on current expectations,
 that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual
 future activities to be materially different from those that will be suggested
 or discussed in the Conference Call.
     If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be
 archived for 30 days on the website www.prnewswire.com.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X23762301
 
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