HOUSTON, July 28, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seahawk Drilling, Inc. ("Seahawk") (Nasdaq:HAWK) announced today that its second quarter 2010 earnings release has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 4, 2010, before the opening of the market and will be made available on the company's website: www.seahawkdrilling.com . The company will also host a conference call to discuss results on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., Central Time. Please dial-in 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to ensure participation in the entire call.

Seahawk Drilling, Inc. Q2 2010 Earnings Conference Call

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

10:00 a.m. Central Time

Telephone: (866) 900-5727 or (574) 941-1321; Conference ID: 91296951

Webcast: www.seahawkdrilling.com in the "Investor Relations" section, on the "Company Events" tab.

A replay of the conference call will be available on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, beginning at 1:00 p.m., Central Time, through Saturday, September 4, 2010, ending at 11:00 p.m., Central Time. The phone number for the conference call replay is (800) 642-1687 or (706) 645-9291 and conference ID: 91296951.

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 Gulf of Mexico. 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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Statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended, and 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 statements. All individuals listening to the conference call or the replay are reminded that all conference call material is copyrighted by Seahawk and cannot be recorded or rebroadcast without Seahawk's expressed written consent.
CONTACT:  Seahawk Drilling, Inc.          Patricia Gil, Investor Relations Manager          (713) 369-7323

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