Transocean Inc. Provides Update on Fleet Contract Status.HOUSTON -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :RIG) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's offshore drilling Offshore drilling typically refers to the act of extracting resources, primarily oil, in an ocean or lake. Controversy
As with all oil drilling, there has been a certain level of controversy surrounding the issue. fleet has been updated as of January 4, 2005.
Drilling rig status and contract information on Transocean Inc.'s offshore drilling fleet has been condensed con·dense
v. con·densed, con·dens·ing, con·dens·es
1. To reduce the volume or compass of.
2. To make more concise; abridge or shorten.
a. into a report titled "Monthly Fleet Update," which is available through the company's website at www.deepwater.com. The report is located in the "Investor Relations/Financial Reports" section of the website. By subscribing to the Transocean Financial Report Alert, you will be immediately notified when new postings are made to this page by an automated e-mail that will provide a link directly to the page that has been updated. Shareholders and other interested parties are invited to sign up for this service.
Statements regarding estimated contract duration, contract dayrates and future contract commencement dates and locations, as well as any other statements that are not historical facts in the report, are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These include but are not limited to operating hazards and delays, risks associated with international operations, results of investigations regarding riser, actions by customers and other third parties, the future price of oil and gas and other factors detailed in the company's most recent Form 10-K Form 10-K
A report required by the SEC from exchange-listed companies that provides for annual disclosure of certain financial information.
See 10-K. and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those indicated.
Transocean Inc. is the world's largest offshore drilling contractor with a fleet of 94 mobile offshore drilling units. The company's mobile offshore drilling fleet, consisting of a large number of high-specification deepwater and harsh environment drilling units, is considered one of the most modern and versatile in the world due to its emphasis on technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business. The company's fleet consists of 32 High-Specification Floaters floaters /float·ers/ (flo´ters) “spots before the eyes”; deposits in the vitreous of the eye, usually moving about and probably representing fine aggregates of vitreous protein occurring as a benign degenerative change. (semisubmersibles and drillships), 25 Other Floaters, 26 Jackup Rigs and other assets other assets
Assets of relatively small value. For financial reporting purposes, firms frequently combine small assets into a single category rather than listing each item separately. utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. With a current equity market capitalization Equity Market Capitalization
A measure of the total market value of an equity market. The measure is calculated by taking the market capitalization of all companies in the equity market and adding them together to arrive at the capitalization for the market as a whole. in excess of $13 billion, Transocean Inc.'s ordinary shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City. under the symbol "RIG."