Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) announced today that the company's Chief Executive Officer, Chris Beckett, will participate in a panel discussion of the offshore drilling industry at the Simmons & Company European Energy Conference in Scotland, on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 11:30 a.m., British Summer Time. 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 customer contract and has three drillships under construction at Samsung, one of which is under customer contract. For more information about Pacific Drilling, including our current Fleet Status, please visit our website at www.pacificdrilling.com.