Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure


Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

Kelly Youngblood, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (the “Company”), will be presenting at the UBS Energy Bus-less Tour in Houston, Texas. Mr.Youngblood is scheduled to speak on September15, 2017, commencing at approximately 8:45 a.m. Central Time. A webcast will be available live and for replay at www.diamondoffshore.com/ir.

The information contained in Item 7.01 of this report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and shall not be incorporated by reference into any previous or future registration statement filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated by reference.

The presentation referenced in this report and any oral or written statements made in connection with the presentation that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section27A of the Securities Act and Section21E of the Exchange Act. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning drilling rig operations and timing; contract effectiveness, effective dates and estimated duration; plans regarding construction, retirement and scrapping of drilling rigs; future impairments; future dividends; expectations of future backlog, revenue, operating costs and performance; future liquidity, financial condition, market conditions, commodity prices and strategic opportunities; revenue expected to result from backlog; future credit ratings; future dayrates, future status, start and end dates and future contracts and availability; future contract opportunities and termination rights; contract noncompliance by customers and other third parties; utilization, surveys, downtime and other aspects of the Company’s drilling rigs; customer discussions and outcomes thereof and the impact of these and related events on the Company’s operations and revenues; future impact of regulations; future outcome of litigation; and other statements that are not of historical fact. Forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated or expected by management of the Company. A discussion of certain of the risk factors and other considerations that could materially impact these matters as well as the Company’s overall business and financial performance can be found in the Company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and readers of this report are urged to review those reports carefully when considering these forward-looking statements. These risk factors include, among others, risks associated with worldwide demand for drilling services, level of activity in the oil and gas industry, renewing or replacing expired or terminated contracts, contract cancellations and terminations, maintenance and realization of backlog, competition and industry fleet capacity, impairments and retirements, operating risks, litigation and disputes, changes in tax laws and rates, regulatory initiatives and compliance with governmental regulations, construction of new builds, casualty losses and various other factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control. Given these risk factors and other considerations, investors and analysts should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of such statement, and the Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any forward-looking statement is based.


About Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO)

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is engaged in offshore drilling and providing contract drilling services to the energy industry. The Company has a fleet of approximately 30 offshore drilling rigs, such as semisubmersibles, jack-ups and dynamically positioned (DP) drillships. Its fleet offers a range of services around the world in the floater market (ultra-deepwater, deepwater and mid-water). Its Jack-up rigs are mobile, self-elevating drilling platforms equipped with legs that are lowered to the ocean floor. Its jack-ups are used for drilling in water depths from 20 feet to 350 feet. All of its jack-up rigs are equipped with a cantilever system that enables the rig to extend its drilling package over the aft end of the rig. Its drillships and semisubmersible rigs include Ocean Greatwhite, Ocean Valor, Ocean Courage, Ocean BlackHornet, Ocean BlackRhino and others. It provides offshore drilling services to oils and gas companies and government-owned oil companies.