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  About Hercules Offshore
Corporate Overview

Our Company

Hercules Offshore is a leading global provider of offshore contract drilling and liftboat services, with operations in most of the major shallow water hydrocarbon producing provinces in the world.   We own and operate one of the largest jackup rig and liftboat fleets worldwide. Our diverse and unique fleet is capable of providing services such as oil and gas exploration and development drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance and decommissioning operations in shallow water markets.  Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified corporation.

Our Mission

At Hercules Offshore, our mission is to be a preferred provider of incident-free, environmentally sound, reliable and cost-effective services to the oil and gas industry.

Our Fleet

Hercules Offshore now operates:

  • 34 jackup drilling rigs, including two Keppel FELS Super A high specification harsh environment jackup rigs (through Discovery Offshore S.A)
  • 24 liftboats

Detailed information, such as rig specifications and capabilities can be found in the Hercules Offshore Drilling and Hercules Offshore Liftboats sections of our Operations pages.  For information regarding current and future projects, please review our Fleet Status report

Your Offshore Partner

Hercules Offshore is your industry partner.  With our knowledgeable, skilled workforce and a complete understanding of the demands and challenges of the offshore environment, Hercules Offshore is ready to partner with an array of customers.  Our customer base ranges from independent operators and national oil companies to large, integrated exploration and production companies.  We are uniquely qualified to meet the evolving needs of our customers for exploration, workover and development drilling and liftboat services around the globe.

From our corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas, to our division offices around the world, you can count on Hercules Offshore. We strive to provide the highest level of operational performance and customer service, and we are ready to work for you.



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