HOUSTON, TX– (Marketwire – AsiaNet Pakistan – July 11, 2012) – Vantage Drilling Company (“Vantage” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG) announced today the results of its 2012 Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled July 10, 2012.
Based on the voting results from the meeting, shareholders re-elected all incumbent directors, approved an ordinary resolution to increase the Company’s share capital, approved the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, commonly referred to as a “Say on Pay” proposal, and also ratified the selection of UHY LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2012.
Vantage, a Cayman Islands exempted company, is an offshore drilling contractor, with an owned fleet of four Baker Marine Pacific Class 375 ultra-premium jackup drilling rigs and two ultra-deepwater drillships, the Platinum Explorer and the Titanium Explorer, as well as an additional ultra-deepwater drillship, the Tungsten Explorer, now under construction. Vantage’s primary business is to contract drilling units, related equipment and work crews primarily on a dayrate basis to drill oil and natural gas wells. Vantage also provides construction supervision services for, and will operate and manage, drilling units owned by others. Through its fleet of seven owned and managed drilling units, Vantage is a provider of offshore contract drilling services globally to major, national and large independent oil and natural gas companies.
The information above includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.
- For further information, contact:
Paul A. Bragg
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer