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Press Releases

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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Announces Closing of Private Placement of Convertible Senior Debentures Due 2031
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced the completion of the private placement of $460 million aggregate principal amount of its 1.5% convertible senior debentures due 2031. This amount includes $60 million principal amount sold
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. to Host Webcast of First Quarter 2001 Conference Call
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) announced today that its first quarter 2001 earnings release and conference call has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2001. The press release will be issued before the market opens and the conference call
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Announces Pricing of Senior Convertible Debentures
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced that it had priced a private placement of 30-year senior convertible debentures at a 25% conversion premium to yesterday's closing price on the New York Stock Exchange of $39.22 per share of
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Redeems 3-3/4% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2007
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced that it has redeemed all of its outstanding 3-3/4% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2007 pursuant to a Notice of Redemption issued March 7, 2001, in accordance with the Indenture under which the
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. to Raise $410 Million From Offering of Debentures
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced that it intends to raise approximately $410 million through an offering of 30-year senior convertible debentures. The debentures will be convertible into shares of Diamond Offshore common stock and
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Receives District Safe Award
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 13, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced that the U.S. Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) Lake Charles District has awarded the company, and its rig the Ocean Spur, the District's 2000 Safety Award For Excellence
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Elects New Board Member
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 8, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced that Bill Richardson, the former Secretary of the Department of Energy, was elected to its board of directors on March 7, 2001. Mr. Richardson has served as U.S.
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. to Redeem 3-3/4% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2007
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced its decision to redeem on April 6, 2001 all of its outstanding 3-3/4% Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2007 at a redemption price of 102.08% of the principal amount thereof, in accordance with
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2000 Earnings
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) today reported net income of $28.7 million, or $0.20 per share on a diluted basis, on revenues of $190.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2000, compared to net income of $13.2 million, or $0.10 per share on a
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Toggle Summary Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. Announces the `Ocean Confidence' Begins Five-Year Contract With BP Exploration Inc.
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2001--Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) announced that the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible, "Ocean Confidence," has commenced operations under a five-year contract with BP.     Diamond Offshore is a leader in deep water drilling.
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