Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) announced it plans to report financial results for the second quarter 2012 on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Copies of the results announcement press release will be available on the company’s web site at www.pacificdrilling.com. Pacific Drilling will conduct a conference call at 9:00 a.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time on Thursday, August 16, 2012, to discuss second quarter 2012 results. To participate, dial +1 785-830-1923 or 1-800-533-7619 and refer to confirmation code 4868023 approximately five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the call. The call will also be broadcast live over the Internet in a listen-only mode and can be accessed by a link posted in the “Events & Presentations” subsection of the “Investor Relations” section of the company’s website, www.pacificdrilling.com. An audio replay of the conference call will be available after 12:00 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time on Thursday, August 16, 2012, by dialing +1 719-457-0820 or 1-888-203-1112 and using access code 4868023. A replay of the call will also be available on the company’s website. 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 under contract, has one drillship under construction under contract and two under construction at Samsung. For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at www.pacificdrilling.com.