Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) (NOTC: PDSA) announced today that the company's Chief Executive Officer, Christian J. Beckett, will participate in a panel discussion of the offshore drilling industry at the Simmons & Company International Twelfth Annual Energy Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday, March 2, 2012. About Pacific Drilling With its best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast growing company that is committed to becoming the industry’s preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor. Pacific Drilling’s fleet of six ultra-deepwater drillships will represent one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets in the world. The company currently operates four recently delivered drillships and has two additional drillships on order at Samsung. For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at www.pacificdrilling.com.