Conference Call and Webcast Alert: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Conference Call on the Web

Oct 18, 2011, 11:46 ET from Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that it would hold its conference call and webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End earnings release.  The Company's conference call/webcast is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2011.  The earnings announcement is scheduled to be released Thursday, November 17, 2011 after the market closes.

You are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 A.M. ET, Friday, November 18, 2011 with Rob Saltiel, President and CEO and Mark Mey, Senior Vice President and CFO.

What:  Atwood Oceanics, Inc.'s Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter Earnings Release

When: 10:00 A.M. ET (9:00 a.m. CT), Friday, November 18, 2011


Dial In:  1-800-894-5910 / 785-424-1052 Conference ID#: ATWOOD

Contact:  Mark Mey, Senior Vice President and CFO 281-749-7902

Some of the matters that will be discussed in the Conference Call on November 18, 2011 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

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., is an international offshore drilling contractor engaged in the drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells.  The company currently owns ten mobile offshore drilling units located in the United States Gulf of Mexico, South America, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa, southeast Asia and Australia, and is constructing an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible, two ultra-deepwater drillships and three high-specification jackups for deliveries in 2012, 2013 and 2014.   The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Atwood Oceanics, Inc. ordinary shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ATW".

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