March 11, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT
Fleet Modernization Programs Vital to Growth and Profitability Amid Industry Transformation - Research Report on Ensco, Noble Corp., Diamond Offshore Drilling, Nabors Industries and Helmerich & Payne

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Ensco Plc (NYSE: ESV), Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE), Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO), Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) and Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Ensco Plc Research Report

With 25 years of experience as a global provider of offshore drilling services, Ensco has been consistently delivering first-rate services in the most critical offshore basins located in various continents. Ensco operates with one of the world's newest ultra-deepwater fleets and largest fleets of active premium jackups for efficient exploitation of resources. Ensco recently received the first place ranking for total customer satisfaction among offshore drillers in an independent customer satisfaction survey conducted by EnergyPoint Research. The company reported record revenues and earnings as it continues to gear up its portfolio with $1.8 billion fleet reinvestment. The Full Research Report on Ensco Plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/78d1_ESV ]

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Noble Corp. Research Report

After making a series of strategic acquisitions since Noble's spin-off from its parent, Noble Affiliates, the company worked its way to be one of the leading drilling contractors today. Noble continues to achieve its goals with its new-build program that will enable the company to deliver three ultra-deepwater drillships. The company is focusing on its fleet modernization program as it continues to aim for bigger revenues by minimizing fleet downtime and by having a diverse clientele. Noble is reportedly expanding its operations in Southeast Asia which is considered as an emerging region that is one of the most resource-rich locations in the world. The Full Research Report on Noble Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/336c_NE]

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Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Research Report

Amid Diamond Offshore's efforts to manage its operating costs, the company is seizing the opportunity to invest on its fleet as part of its long-term strategy. Diamond Offshore was recently awarded with a three-year contract for Shell's North Sea operations. The company is set to upgrade its Ocean Patriot fleet which will be used for the contract. The $120 million upgrade and subsequent mobilization to the North Sea is expected to commence by the second quarter of 2014.The Full Research Report on Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3f99_DO]

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Nabors Industries Ltd. Research Report

After some time when Nabors focused on contract land drilling services, the company realized its potential to being the world's largest land and platform drilling contractor for oil and gas operations that the company is today. Since Nabors' move to expand its operations, including offshore drilling and workover and US land well-servicing and workover, the company has been providing its services for various industries in domestic and international markets. While the company continues to reach its goal of higher operational excellence, Nabors introduced the new innovative features of its PACE-X rig. The company received 21 long-term contracts in US land operations, and Nabors will utilize 17 of its new generation PACE-X rigs for these projects. The Full Research Report on Nabors Industries Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7198_NBR]

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Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Research Report

Helmerich & Payne's successful 2012 seems to be the beginning of the company's success chapter after it reported record first quarter results. The ongoing industry transformation serves as a solid foundation for Helmerich & Payne as the company holds competitive advantage while continuing its efforts to increase its market share and to sustain premium dayrates and margins. Helmerich & Payne is focusing on innovative technology, drilling performance and safety leadership as part of its strategy to induce growth and profitability. The company is expecting to earn more short and long-term contracts for domestic and international operations this year. The Full Research Report on Helmerich & Payne, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/fce1_HP]

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