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Pacific Drilling Announces Pacific Bora Operations Commencement


LUXEMBOURG, August 10, 2011 - Pacific Drilling S.A. (NOTC: PDSA) announced today that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Bora commenced operations at the Agbami Field in Nigeria on August 10, 2011.  The rig is contracted for three years to a wholly owned Chevron subsidiary. 

The Pacific Bora is capable of operating in water depths of up to 10,000 feet and drilling wells 37,500 feet deep.

With its best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast growing company that is dedicated to becoming the preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor.  In addition to three ultra-deepwater drillships delivered to date, Pacific Drilling expects delivery of an additional drillship in August 2011 and has two drillships on order at Samsung for delivery during 2013.

For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at

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