Hercules Offshore, Inc.
| Nasdaq: HERO
Hercules Offshore, Inc. provides shallow-water drilling and marine services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry globally. The company provides its services to national oil and gas companies, major integrated energy companies and independent oil and natural gas operators. It provides various services, which include oil and gas exploration and development drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance and decommissioning operations in several shallow-water provinces around the world. It operates through following business segments: Domestic Offshore, International Offshore, Inland, Domestic Liftboats and International Liftboats. The Domestic Offshore segment includes jackup rigs and submersible rigs in the United States Gulf of Mexico that can drill in maximum water depths. The International Offshore segment includes jackup rigs and platform rig outside of the United States Gulf of Mexico. The Inland segment includes a fleet of conventional and posted barge rigs that operate inland in marshes, rivers, lakes and shallow bay or coastal waterways along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Domestic Liftboats segment includes liftboats in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The International Liftboats segment includes liftboats operating offshore. The company was founded in July 2004 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.