Hercules Offshore, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

Oct 18, 2010, 16:30 ET from Hercules Offshore, Inc.

HOUSTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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.

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To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call one of the following telephone numbers 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time:

866-730-5770 (Domestic)

857-350-1594 (International)

The access or confirmation code is 92223378.

The conference call will also be broadcast live via the Internet. You may listen by accessing Hercules Offshore's Web site at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. You should connect to our Web site at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

If you are unable to participate, a replay of the conference call will be available on October 27, 2010, beginning at 1:00 p.m. CDT (2:00 p.m. EDT), through November 3, 2010. The phone number for the conference call replay is 888-286-8010 (Domestic) or 617-801-6888 (International). The access code is 59015707. Additionally, the recorded conference call will be accessible through our Web site at http://www.herculesoffshore.com for 28 days after the conference call.

All individuals listening to the conference call or the replay are reminded that all conference call material is copyrighted by the Company and cannot be recorded or rebroadcast without the Company's expressed written consent.

Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, Inc. operates a fleet of 30 jackup rigs, 17 barge rigs, 65 liftboats, three submersible rigs, one platform rig and a fleet of marine support vessels. The Company offers a range of services to oil and gas producers to meet their needs during drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance, and decommissioning operations in several key shallow water provinces around the world.

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