HOUSTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Son P. Vann, Vice President of Finance and Planning, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 10:25 a.m. EDT ( 9:25 a.m. CDT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events." To listen to the live presentation, please go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the presentation will be available within 24 hours after the conclusion of the presentation through our website ( http://www.herculesoffshore.com) for at least two weeks. Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, Inc. operates a fleet of 43 jackup rigs, 17 barge rigs, 63 liftboats, two submersible rigs, and one platform rig. The Company offers a range of services to oil and gas producers to meet their needs during drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance, and decommissioning operations in several key shallow water provinces around the world. Hercules Offshore currently holds 28.0% of share capital in Discovery Offshore, a pure play, ultra-high specification jackup rig company. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. SOURCE Hercules Offshore, Inc.