Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) announced today that its Notice of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is available on its website at www.pacificdrilling.com in the “Events & Presentations” subsection of the “Investor Relations” section. In addition, the Notice is being distributed to Pacific Drilling common shareholders of record in advance of the Annual General Meeting, which will be held on May 14, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. (Central European Time) at the company’s registered office, located at 37 rue d’Anvers, L-1130 Luxembourg. 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 seven 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 under construction and one on order at Samsung. For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at www.pacificdrilling.com.