CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ALERT: ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End

 CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ALERT: ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC. Invites You to Join
    Its Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End Conference Call on the Web

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW)
announced today that it would announce earnings after the market closes on
Thursday, November 15, 2012. The company will hold its conference call and
webcast in conjunction with its Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End
earnings release on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. ET (9:00 A.M.
CT).

The company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at
10:00 A.M. ET, Friday, November 16, 2012 with Rob Saltiel, President and CEO,
and Mark L. Mey, Senior Vice President and CFO, participating.

What:    Atwood Oceanics, Inc.'s Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End
         Earnings Release
When:    10:00 A.M. ET (9:00 A.M. CT), Friday, November 16, 2012
Where:   http://www.media-server.com/m/acs/0dc177a5830cbfde023345f28ab43dae
Dial In: 1-866-952-1906 / 785-424-1825 Conference ID#: ATWOOD
Contact: Mark L. Mey, Senior Vice President and CFO 281-749-7902

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be
archived for 30 days on the website www.prnewswire.com. Some of the matters
that will be discussed in the Conference Call on November 16, 2012 may involve
forward-looking statements which are based on current expectations and
involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual future
results to be materially different from those that will be discussed in the
Conference Call.

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. is an international offshore drilling contractor engaged
in the drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas
wells. The company currently owns 11 mobile offshore drilling units and is
constructing three ultra-deepwater drillships and two high-specification
jackups. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston,
Texas. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. common stock is traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol "ATW."



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