Pacific Drilling Announces Availability Of 2011 Financial Statements On Form 20-F

Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) announced today that its financial statements filed on March 27, 2012, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011, are available on the company’s website, www.pacificdrilling.com, in the “SEC Filings” subsection of the “Investor Relations” section. Shareholders may also request a hard copy of the filing, which includes the company’s complete 2011 audited financial statements, free of charge by emailing Investor@pacificdrilling.com or by dialing +1 832-255-1600.

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.

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