HOUSTON, May 24, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seahawk Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) announced today that Jim Easter, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas. Mr. Easter is scheduled to present on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 12:30 p.m., Central Daylight Time.

A copy of the presentation materials will be available on the Company's website www.seahawkdrilling.com prior to the scheduled discussion on May 26, 2010. Go to the "Investor Relations" section and select "Webcast & Presentations".

Seahawk Drilling, Inc. is an offshore drilling company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Seahawk owns and operates a fleet of 20 jackup rigs that are located in the United States. The Company's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "HAWK". Additional information may be found at www.seahawkdrilling.com .

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These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.
CONTACT:  Seahawk Drilling, Inc.          Patricia Gil, Investor Relations Manager          (713) 369-7323

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