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Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of Its 2017 Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the results of its 2017 Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting").The following resolutions were approved and adopted at the Meeting:Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield services for offshore oil and gas ex ...


03.11.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Winding Up Petition

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/18/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that pursuant to an order of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Simon Appell of AlixPartners Services UK LLP and Eleanor Fisher of Kalo (Cayman) Ltd. (formerly AlixPartners (Cayman) Limited) have been discharged as joint provisional liquidators of the Company and ...


18.10.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces New Drilling Contract and Increased Contract Backlog

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has signed a new drilling contract with Statoil, for a one-well drilling program offshore Tanzania. The contract is expected to commence in Q1 2018, to be performed by the Ocean Rig Poseidon.In addition, Lundin Norway AS ("") has declared their fifth ...


13.10.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Discharge of Joint Provisional Liquidators

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "") has issued an order discharging Simon Appell of AlixPartners Services UK LLP and Eleanor Fisher of Kalo (Cayman) Ltd. (formerly AlixPartners (Cayman) Limited) as joint provisional liquidators of the Compan ...


09.10.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Favorable Nasdaq Compliance Determination

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has received formal notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") that it has demonstrated compliance with all applicable requirements for the continued listing of the Company''s common stock on Nasdaq. As previously announced on June 12, ...


27.09.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Completion of Its Restructuring and the Occurrence of the Restructuring Effective Date

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/17 -- (NASDAQ: ORIG)Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Scheme Conditions under the schemes of arrangement (the "") in respect of each of the Company and Drillships Financing Holding Inc. (""), Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. ("") and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc. ("" ...


22.09.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Company will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") at the Company''s offices located at 3rd Floor Flagship Building, Harbour Drive, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 9:00 am, local ...


20.09.2017

Reminder to Scheme Creditors in Relation to Applicable Deadlines for Submission of Documentation Required for Receipt of Scheme Entitlements and Date of Scheme Sanction and Enforcement Hearings

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/24/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, wishes to remind Scheme Creditors of: (i) the applicable deadlines for the submission of documentation (as more fully described below) to the Information Agent in order to receive Scheme Creditor Entitlements; and (ii) the date of the sanction hearing for each of the Schemes.As annou ...


24.08.2017

Announcement in the Matters of Schemes of Arrangement Under Section 86 of the Companies Law (2016 Revision) of the Cayman Islands Relating to Drillships Financing Holding Inc., Ocean Rig UDW Inc., Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/14/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, announces that the Scheme Meetings of the Scheme Creditors of each of Drillships Financing Holding Inc. (""), Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (""), Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. ("") and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc. ("") (each in provisional liquidation) were ...


14.08.2017

Reminder to Scheme Creditors in Relation to the Scheme Meetings to Be Held on 11 August 2017

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, wishes to remind Scheme Creditors of the need to submit certain documentation (as more fully described below) to the Information Agent in order to attend and vote at Scheme Meetings.As announced by the Company on 21 July 2017, meetings of Scheme Creditors are to be held on 11 August ...


31.07.2017

Announcement in the Matters of Schemes of Arrangement Under Section 86 of the Companies Law (2016 Revision) of the Cayman Islands Relating to Drillships Financing Holding Inc., Ocean Rig UDW Inc., Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("" or "" or the "") an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "") has directed that four separate meetings (the "") be convened of certain creditors of Drillships Financing Holding Inc. (""), Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (""), Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. ...


21.07.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Declaration of Third Option to Extend the Existing Contract of Leiv Eiriksson and Grant of Two Additional Options to Lundin Norway AS

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (" " or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that Lundin Norway AS, has declared their third option to extend the existing contract of the Leiv Eiriksson. In addition, Ocean Rig has granted Lundin 2 additional options to drill further wells in the future.As a result of these developments, the rig now has firm ...


17.07.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Decision by Highland Capital Management LP Not to Pursue Objections to Recognition of Cayman Proceedings by U.S. Bankruptcy Court

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (" " or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that Highland Capital Management LP ("") has advised the Company that it will not object to the recognition by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the provisional liquidation and scheme of arrangement proceedings (the "") before the Grand Court of the C ...


19.06.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Conditional Exception From Nasdaq Delisting Notice

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has received a decision letter from the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the "Panel") granting a conditional exception from the decision of the Staff of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") to delist the Company''s common stock, as previously disc ...


12.06.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Date of Convening Hearings for Scheme Companies and Extension of DRH Early Consent Deadline

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/01/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (" " or "" or the ""), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that hearings before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "") at which the Scheme Companies will seek authority to convene creditor meetings (the " ") to consider approval of the schemes of arrangement (the "") proposed by Ocean R ...


01.06.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., Announces Enhanced DrillRig Holdings Inc ("DRH") Scheme Terms and Agreement With an Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders of the 6.5% Notes Issued by DRH to Sign Up to the Amended Restructuring Support Agreement

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc (NASDAQ: ORIG)Ocean Rig UDW Inc (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or "UDW" or the "Company"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it had reached an agreement with the DRH Group that will enhance the recoveries of the holders of the 6.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 issued by DRH (the "DRH Notes") under the DRH Scheme. Under the m ...


18.05.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., Drillships Financing Holding Inc. and Drillship Ocean Ventures Inc. Announce Satisfaction of Scheme Trigger Date Conditions, Extension of Deadline Relating to Term Loan Early Consent Fee, and Issuance of Claims Trading Protocol. Scheme

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc (NASDAQ: ORIG)Ocean Rig UDW Inc (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or "UDW" or the "Company"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the "Scheme Trigger Date" as defined in the Restructuring Agreement dated March 23, 2017 (the "RA") has occurred. As a result of the occurrence of the Scheme Trigger Date, the deadline for com ...


08.05.2017

Ocean Rig Announces Engagement of Fearnley''s and Clarksons and Extension of Early Consent Deadline

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has engaged Fearnley Securities AS (the "SSN Advisor") to solicit support for the scheme of arrangement contemplated by the company''s direct subsidiary Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. ("DRH") from the holders of the senior secured notes issued b ...


11.04.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notice

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") dated April 6, 2017, indicating that because the closing bid price of the Company''s common stock for 30 consecutive business days, from February 23, 2017 to April 5, 2017, was bel ...


10.04.2017

Ocean Rig Announces Over 75% Support for Restructuring Agreement From Holders of the Company''s Consolidated Indebtedness

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that creditors (the "Supporting Creditors") representing over 75% of the financial creditors of the Company and over 75% of the financial creditors of each of Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc. ("DOV") and Drillships Financing Holding Inc. ("DFH") hav ...


05.04.2017

Ocean Rig Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Delisting Notice, Application for Hearing and Appeal

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 03/30/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has been notified by the Staff of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") that, because the Company filed for protection under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on March 27, 2017, and in accordance with Listing Rules 5101, 5110(b) and IM-5101-1, Nasdaq in ...


30.03.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reaches Agreement on Comprehensive Deleveraging and Recapitalization Transaction

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG)Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or the "Company"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it and its subsidiaries Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. ("DRH"), Drillships Financing Holding Inc. ("DFH") and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc. ("DOV" and collectively, the "Scheme Companies") have ...


28.03.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Availability of 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 03/22/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Annual Report may also be accessed through the Ocean Rig website, , at the Investor Relations section under Quarterly and Annual R ...


22.03.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Results Release Date

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter 2016 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield services for offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production drilling, and specializ ...


21.02.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Day of Its 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Relocation of Its Principal Executive Offices, Appointment of New Officers and Directors and the Amendment of the Existing Agreement With TMS Offshore

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/06/17 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that:The Company''s 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company''s offices located at 3rd Floor Flagship Building, Harbour Drive, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:00am, ...


06.02.2017

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of Its 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/05/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the results of its 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting").The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting:1. the election of Mr. George Kokkodis and Mrs. Chrysoula Kandylidis as Class C Directors of the Company to serve until the 2019 Annual ...


05.07.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the First Quarter 2016

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.For the first quarter of 2016, the Company reported a net income of $288.0 million, or $2.07 basic and diluted earnings per share. Included in the first quarter 2016 results are:Non-cash gains associated with the purch ...


19.05.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2016 after the market closes in New York on Thursday, May 19, 2016.Friday, May 20, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 (from ...


17.05.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Acquisition of Ultra Deepwater Drillship

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or the "Company"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has acquired the 6th generation ultra deepwater drillship Cerrado, being sold through an auction, for a purchase price of $65 million, which will be funded with available cash on hand. The drillship was built at Samsung Heavy Industries in 2011 to similar desig ...


25.04.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces It Will Move Its Corporate Domicile to the Cayman Islands

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or the "Company"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will move its corporate domicile from the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the Cayman Islands. Effective April 15, 2016, Ocean Rig''s common shares will commence trading under new CUSIP number G66964100.All shares of Ocean Rig will automatically convert by operation of ...


14.04.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Closing of Private Share Purchase

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has closed the previously announced private share purchase of all of its shares held by Dryships Inc., through an unrestricted subsidiary.Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield services for offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production drilling, and speci ...


05.04.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Private Share Purchase

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that its unrestricted subsidiary has agreed to buy all of Dryships Inc.''s shares in Ocean Rig for total cash consideration of approximately $49.9 million. This transaction was approved by the disinterested members of the Company''s Board of Directors and is subject to standard closing conditions ...


05.04.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Availability of 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Annual Report may also be accessed through the Ocean Rig website, , at the Investor Relations section under Quarterly and Annual Reports.Shareh ...


01.04.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter 2015 after the market closes in New York on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. ETParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 ( ...


04.03.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Cancellation of Two Drilling Contracts

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/15/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that two of its drilling contracts have been terminated.Specifically, TOTAL E&P Congo on February 11, 2016 has given notification to terminate for convenience the long-term contract of the 7th generation ultra-deepwater drillship Ocean Rig Apollo. As per the contract Ocean Rig is entitled to a termination fee th ...


15.02.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Notice of Breach of Material Obligations on the Eirik Raude

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/01/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that on January 31, 2016, it has received a notice of breach of material obligations from Premier Oil under the drilling contract for the Eirik Raude. Ocean Rig is evaluating the contents of this notice and its options under the contract.Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield s ...


01.02.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Notice of Termination for the Ocean Rig Olympia

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/16 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that "due to the dramatic fall of the crude oil price and the volatile market context, ENI has reassessed its drilling activities and taken the decision to exercise its right of terminating" the contract of the Ocean Rig Olympia.Ocean Rig is an international offshore drilling contractor providing oilfield ...


21.01.2016

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2015 after the market closes in New York on Monday, December 7, 2015.Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. ETParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 ...


03.12.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Fleet Update

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the following fleet update:The Ocean Rig Olympia has successfully started its new contract in Angola as of August 15, 2015. The rig is expected to move to the Ivory Coast for one well in the fourth quarter of 2015 and return to Angola to complete its remaining contract until June 2016. Cur ...


07.10.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Closing of the Full Settlement of the $120M Affiliate Loan

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/14/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the closing of the previously disclosed agreement with Dryships Inc. ("Dryships") to settle the remaining outstanding balance of $80 million borrowed by Dryships under the Amended and Restated Exchangeable Promissory Note dated June 4, 2015 between the Company and Dryships (the & ...


14.08.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Second Quarter 2015

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.For the second quarter of 2015, the Company reported a net income of $74.9 million, or $0.54 basic and diluted earnings per share.The Company reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $262.2 million for the second quarter of ...


06.08.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter 2015 after the market closes in New York on Thursday, August 6, 2015.Friday, August 7, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 ...


31.07.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Full Settlement of the $120M Affiliate Loan and Suspension of Quarterly Dividend

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the following:It has reached an agreement with Dryships Inc. ("Dryships") to exchange the remaining outstanding balance of $80 million borrowed by Dryships under the $120 million Exchangeable Promissory Note, for 17,777,778 shares of Ocean Rig owned by Dryships. The agreement was ...


30.07.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of Its 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/15/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the results of its 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting").The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting:1. the election of Mr. John Liveris and Mr. Prokopios (Akis) Tsirigakis as Class B Directors of the Company to serve until the 2018 Annu ...


15.06.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Closing of 28,571,428 Shares of Common Stock

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig") announced today that it closed the previously announced offering of 28,571,428 shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, at a price of $7.00 per share. As part of the offering, George Economou, our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, purchased $10 million, or 1,428,571 shares, of common stock in the offering at the public offering price, ...


08.06.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Pricing of 28,571,428 Shares of Common Stock

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig") announced today that it priced the offering of 28,571,428 shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, at a price of $7.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on June 8, 2015. As part of the offering, George Economou, our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, is purchasing $10 million, or 1,428,571 shares, of common stock in the offer ...


03.06.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Offering of Common Stock

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig") announced today that it has launched an offering of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share. As part of this offering, George Economou, our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, has indicated his intention to purchase, at the public offering price, a number of common shares that maintains his direct ownership in Ocean Rig, representing approximately ...


02.06.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Partial Exchange of $40M Under the $120M Affiliate Loan for Shares

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has reached an agreement with its parent company, DryShips Inc. ("DryShips"), to partially exchange $40 million lent to DryShips under the $120 million Exchangeable Promissory Note ("Loan") for 4,444,444 shares of Ocean Rig owned by DryShips and to amend certain ...


21.05.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces a One Year Extension of the Ocean Rig Poseidon Contract and a New Contract for the Ocean Rig Olympia

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that in connection with the previously announced Omnibus Agreement with ENI Angola S.p.A (hereafter referred to as "ENI"), all closing conditions including approvals by national authorities and signing of definitive documentation have been satisfied.As a result, the Company has e ...


18.05.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the First Quarter 2015

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/11/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.For the first quarter of 2015, the Company reported a net income of $41.1 million, or $0.31 basic and diluted earnings per share.The Company reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $219.0 million for the first quarter of 20 ...


11.05.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2015 after the market closes in New York on Monday, May 11, 2015.Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 (from ...


07.05.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Day of 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Company''s 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company''s offices located at 10 Skopa Street, Tribune House, 2nd Floor, Office 202, CY 1075, Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., loc ...


20.04.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Availability of 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2014 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Annual Report may also be accessed through the Ocean Rig website, , at the Investor Relations section under Quarterly and Annual Reports.Shareh ...


11.03.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter 2014

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014.For the fourth quarter of 2014, the Company reported a net income of $87.5 million, or $0.66 basic and diluted earnings per share.The Company reported Adjusted EBITDA of $276.7 million for the fourth quarter o ...


25.02.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter 2014 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. ESTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) ...


20.02.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces up to $475 Million Committed Bank Financing for the Ocean Rig Apollo

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/15/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has received firm commitments from lenders for up to a $475 million syndicated secured term loan to partially finance the construction costs of the Ocean Rig Apollo. The facility amount is for the lesser of $475 million and 70% of the fair market value of the drillship. This facili ...


15.01.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Agreement With ENI and Fleet Employment Update

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/15 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that certain of its subsidiaries have entered into an Omnibus Agreement (hereafter referred to as the "Agreement") with ENI Angola S.p.A (hereafter referred to as "ENI") pursuant to which ENI has exercised its option to extend the contract for the drillship Ocean Rig Po ...


08.01.2015

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of Its 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the results of its 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting").The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting:1. the election of Mr. George Economou as a Class A Director of the Company to serve until the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholde ...


01.12.2014

Ocean Rig Announces Signing of Loan Agreement With DryShips

ATHENS, GREECE -- (Marketwired) -- 11/18/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of off-shore contract drilling oil services, today announced the following:On November 18, 2014, Ocean Rig''s $120 million loan to its majority shareholder, DryShips Inc. ("DryShips"), was approved by a special committee of Ocean Rig''s Board of Directors which received a fairness opinion from Global Hunter Securitie ...


18.11.2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Third Quarter 2014

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.For the third quarter of 2014, the Company reported net income of $104.2 million, or $0.79 basic and diluted earnings per share.Included in the third quarter 2014 results are:Non-cash write offs and breakage co ...


05.11.2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2014 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, November 05, 2014.Thursday, November 06, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. ESTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 9 ...


03.11.2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Recent Developments

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig" or "the Company"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced the following:The Company has agreed to lend its parent company, DryShips Inc. ("Dryships"), up to $120m of immediate liquidity through a short-term unsecured loan. The proceeds will be used, if needed, to repay Dryship''s 5% Convertible Notes maturing in Dec. ...


20.10.2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Filing Of Registration Statement for Ocean Rig Partners LP

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/14 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig Partners LP (the "MLP"), filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for the initial public offering of its common units representing limited partner interests.A registration statement relating to the MLP''s common units ...


14.10.2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Third Quarter 2013

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.For the third quarter of 2013, the Company reported a net loss of $21.5 million, or $0.16 basic and diluted loss per share.Included in the third quarter 2013 results are:Non-cash write offs and breakage costs a ...


04.11.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the results of its 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting").The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting:1. The election of Messrs. Savvas D. Georghiades and Kyros Melas as Class C Directors to serve until the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; and2. the rat ...


31.10.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2013 after the market closes in New York on Monday, November 4, 2013.Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. ESTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-032 ...


30.10.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. to Present at the Goldman Sachs EMEA Leveraged Finance Conference

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of off-shore deepwater drilling services today announced that Anthony Argyropoulos, the Capital Markets Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs EMEA Leveraged Finance Conference in London on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 02:30 pm GMT.A PDF version of the slide presentation used ...


16.10.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. to Present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of off-shore deepwater drilling services today announced that Anthony Argyropoulos, the Capital Markets Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. will be presenting at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 09:05 am EDT.A PDF version of the slide presentation used at ...


04.09.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Financing, Fleet and Contract Developments

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the following:The Company announced that it has signed a supplemental agreement to amend certain provisions in its $1.35b Senior Secured Facility dated February 28, 2013.Under the terms of the agreement, the existing dividend restriction of up to 50% of preceding fiscal year net income wil ...


03.09.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Day of 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Company's 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company's offices located at 10 Skopa Street, Tribune House, 2nd Floor, Office 202, CY 1075, Nicosia, Cyprus, on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., local time ...


23.08.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Second Quarter 2013

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013.For the second quarter of 2013, the Company reported a net income of $38.8 million, or $0.29 basic and diluted earnings per share.The Company reported Adjusted EBITDA of $115.8 million for the second quarter of 201 ...


07.08.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.Thursday, August 8, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-03 ...


01.08.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Employment Updates for the Ocean Rig Skyros

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today:It has signed definitive documentation with Total E&P Angola, following the previously announced Letter of Award, for its ultra deepwater drillship "Ocean Rig Skyros." The contract is for 5 wells or a minimum of 275 days for drilling offshore West Africa, with an estimated ba ...


23.07.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces $1.8 Billion of Senior Secured Term Loans and Full Repayment of Certain Credit Facilities

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Drillships Financing Holding Inc. ("DFHI") and Drillships Projects Inc., entered into a $1.8 billion senior secured term loan facility, comprised of tranche B-1 term loans in an aggregate principal amount equal to $975.0 million ("Tranche ...


15.07.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Letter of Award for a 5 Well Drilling Contract for the Ocean Rig Skyros

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has received a Letter of Award for its ultra deepwater drillship "Ocean Rig Skyros," from a major oil company. The Letter of Award is for 5 wells or a minimum of 275 days contract for drilling offshore West Africa, with an estimated backlog of approximately 190 million. T ...


17.06.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the First Quarter 2013

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.(1) Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure; please see later in this press release for reconciliation to net income.- On February 28, 2013, the Company signed definitive documentation for a $1.35 billion syndicated ...


22.05.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 (fr ...


17.05.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Availability of 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 (the "Annual Report") has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Annual Report may also be accessed through the Ocean Rig website, , at the Investor Relations section under Quarterly ...


22.03.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter 2012

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or Ocean Rig or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012.For the fourth quarter of 2012, the Company reported a net loss of $71.0 million, or $0.54 basic and diluted loss per share. Included in the fourth quarter of 2012 results are:Costs associated with the 10-year ...


06.03.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. ESTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US ...


28.02.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Public Offering of Its Shares by DryShips Inc.

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced the upsizing of the previously announced public offering of Ocean Rig common shares by DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) to 7,500,000 common shares and that the offering has priced with gross proceeds of approximately $126.4 million. All net proceeds from the sale of the common shares will be re ...


12.02.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Public Offering of Its Shares by DryShips Inc.

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) is offering to sell 5,000,000 Ocean Rig common shares in an underwritten public offering pursuant to Ocean Rig's effective shelf registration statement on Form F-3ASR filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All net proceeds from the sale of ...


11.02.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Financing and Contract Developments

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the following:$1.35 billion Bank FacilityThe Company announced that it has received firm commitments from lenders for a $1.35 billion syndicated secured term loan to partially finance the construction costs of the Ocean Rig Mylos, the Ocean Rig Skyros and the Ocean Rig Athena. This facility ...


04.02.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. to Present at the 2013 Credit Suisse Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or the Company, a global provider of off-shore deepwater drilling services today announced that Anthony Argyropoulos, the Capital Markets Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. will be presenting at the 2013 Credit Suisse Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:10 pm MST.A PDF version of the slide presentation used at the conference will be available in th ...


31.01.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Signing of Contract for the Eirik Raude

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has signed definitive documentation, following the previously announced Letter of Intent, for one of its semi-submersible drilling rigs, the Eirik Raude, with an oil major. The drilling contract is for a one-well program, with an estimated duration of up to 6 months, for drilling of ...


14.01.2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. to Present at the Dahlman Rose & Co. Ultimate Oil Services and E&P Conference in New York City

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or the Company, a global provider of off-shore deepwater drilling services, today announced that Anthony Argyropoulos, the Capital Markets Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Rig UDW Inc., will be presenting at the Dahlman Rose & Co. Ultimate Oil Services and E&P Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:15am EST.A PDF version of the slide presentation used at the co ...


27.11.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Third Quarter 2012

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or the Company, an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.For the third quarter of 2012, the Company reported a net loss of $12.2 million, or $0.09 basic and diluted loss per share.Included in the third quarter of 2012 results are:Costs associated with the 10-year class survey for ...


14.11.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) ("Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2012 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. ESTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 95 ...


12.11.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Order of 7th Generation UDW Drillship

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/15/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has signed a contract to construct a 7th Generation Ultra Deepwater Drillship at Samsung Heavy Industries. This 7th Generation drillship is a sister ship to the three currently under construction at Samsung, and is scheduled to be delivered to the company in January 2015.Ocean Rig i ...


15.10.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Management Change

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that Pankaj Khanna, Chief Marketing Officer, will be stepping down from his position, effective October 2, 2012, to pursue other interests. His duties will be absorbed by the existing management team.George Economou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: "It w ...


03.10.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces the Results of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/01/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig") (NASDAQ: ORIG), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced the results of its 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the 'Meeting').The following proposals were approved and adopted at the Meeting:1. The election of Messrs. Prokopios Tsirigakis and Michael Gregos as Class B Directors to serve until the 2015 Annual General Meeting of ...


01.10.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $800 Million of 6.50% Senior Secured Notes Due 2017 by Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/20/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the closing of the offering of $800.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.50% senior secured notes due 2017 (the "Notes") by its wholly owned subsidiary, Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. (the "Issuer"). The Notes, which were sold in a private offering within the United St ...


20.09.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering by Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary of $800 Million of 6.5% Senior Secured Notes Due 2017

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/13/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today the pricing of the offering of $800.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.5% senior secured notes due 2017 (the "Notes") offered by its wholly owned subsidiary, Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. (the "Issuer"), which represents an increase of $50.0 million in aggregate pri ...


13.09.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for the Eirik Raude

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/11/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has received a Letter of Intent for one of its semi-submersible drilling rigs, "Eirik Raude," from an oil major. The Letter of Intent is for a one-well program, with an estimated duration of up to 6 months, for drilling offshore Ireland, with an estimated backlog of approx ...


11.09.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Proposed Offering by Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary of $750 Million Senior Secured Notes Due 2017

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/06/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. (the "Issuer"), intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $750.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2017 (the "Notes") in a private offering within the United States ...


06.09.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Signing of Three Year Drilling Contract for the Ocean Rig Mylos and Extension of the Expiry Date for Its Newbuilding Options

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 09/05/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has signed definitive documentation, following the previously announced Letter of Intent, for the Ocean Rig Mylos, a 7th generation drillship, with Repsol Sinopec Brasil S.A. The Ocean Rig Mylos is currently being constructed at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard and is scheduled for ...


05.09.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Second Quarter 2012

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or the Company, a global contractor of off-shore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.For the second quarter of 2012, the Company reported a net loss of $2.8 million, or $0.02 basic and diluted loss per share. Included in the second quarter of 2012 results are:10 year class survey costs of $3.0 million for the Eirik Ra ...


16.08.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. ("Ocean Rig") (NASDAQ: ORIG), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter 2012 after the market closes in New York on Thursday, August 16, 2012.Friday, August 17, 2012, at 7:00 a.m. EDTParticipants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 ...


13.08.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Day of 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/07/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that the Company's 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Company's offices located at 10 Skopa Street, Tribune House, 2nd Floor, Office 202, CY 1075, Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 1:00p.m., local time.The ...


07.08.2012

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results for the First Quarter 2012

NICOSIA, CYPRUS -- (Marketwire) -- 05/29/12 -- Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG), or the Company, a global contractor of off-shore deepwater drilling services today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.For the first quarter of 2012, the Company reported a net loss of $46.3 million, or $0.35 basic and diluted loss per share. The loss is largely attributed to downtime and mobilization related to the commencement of new contracts.Inclu ...


29.05.2012



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