HOUSTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (NYSE: ATW) announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert J. Saltiel, will make a presentation to institutional investors at the 40th Annual Howard Weil Conference on Monday, March 26, 2012 in New Orleans. A copy of the Company's presentation can be viewed on the Company's website at www.atwd.com. 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 ten mobile offshore drilling units located in the United States Gulf of Mexico, South America, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa, southeast Asia and Australia, and is constructing an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible, two ultra-deepwater drillships and three high-specification jackups for deliveries in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. ordinary shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ATW". SOURCE Atwood Oceanics, Inc.