HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seahawk Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) announced today that President and CEO Randall D. Stilley will present at Pareto Securities' Oil & Offshore Conference which will be held September 1-2, 2010 in Oslo, Norway. Seahawk's presentation is scheduled for Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 10:40 a.m., CEST, or 3:40 a.m., CDT. The Company's presentation slides will be available on the day of the event on the Company's website: www.seahawkdrilling.com in the "Investor Relations" section, on the "Webcast & Presentations" tab.

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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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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