Hitt og þetta 21. apríl 2006

OCR - Q1 webcast presentation

Stavanger, Norway

Ocean Rig will release its 1st quarter 2006 report on April 28, 2006. The company will conduct a webcast presentation at 2:00 p.m. (CET) on the same day. Mr. Geir Aune, Executive Chairman, will represent the company.

Webcast: The sound and presentation material will be broadcasted live through Ocean Rig ASA's website www.ocean-rig.com. Please log on at least 5 minutes in advance. The broadcast is also available through Oslo Børs Webcast.

Telephone: It is also possible to participate by calling +47 2239 1800, or if calling from Norway, free of charge at 800 82 119. Please call 10 minutes in advance to register for the conference call. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation. Information on how to ask questions will be given at the beginning of the Q&A session.

Participants who wish to ask questions must use the telephone alternative.

A recorded version of the presentation will be available on the company's website www.ocean-rig.com after the broadcast has concluded.

Ocean Rig owns and operates two of the world's largest and most modern drilling rigs, built for ultra deep waters and extreme weather conditions. The units are currently operating offshore Congo and Norway.