Corporate Profile / Risk Factors

The common stock of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol of ATW. The Company has a September 30 fiscal year end.

Risk Factors

Except for the historical information contained here, some of the matters discussed in the Web site are forward-looking statements, based on current expectations, that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s actual future activities to be materially different from those suggested or described in the Web site. These risks include: the Company’s dependence on the oil and gas industry; the Company’s ability to secure adequate financing; the risk involved in the construction and upgrade of the Company’s rigs; competition; operational risks; risks involved in foreign operations; risks associated with possible disruptions in operations due to terrorism, and governmental regulation and environmental matters. These and other risks are detailed from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission reports, including but not limited to the report on Form 10-K for our most recent fiscal year ended September 30.