Well Control Incident On Jack-up, No Injuries Sustained
The fire is out. A detailed damage assessment will be commenced as soon as it is safe to board the vessel, which may be as early as this afternoon. A full evaluation of any damage or related repairs may take several days to complete.
The Ocean King is currently under contract with BP in the Gulf of Mexico.
CONTACT: Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., Houston Media: Lynn Charles, 281/492-5333 or Analysts: Caren W. Steffes, 281/492-5393
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