This excerpt taken from the ATW DEF 14A filed Jan 14, 2008.
ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
The undersigned hereby appoints James M. Holland and Glen P. Kelley, or either of them as Proxy Holders, each with the power to appoint a substitute, and hereby authorizes them to represent and to vote, as designated below, all the shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share, held of record by the undersigned as of the close of business on December 31, 2007, at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on February 14, 2008 or any adjournment thereof:
PLEASE MARK, SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE PROXY CARD PROMPTLY IN THE ENVELOPE PROVIDED
1. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS:
o FOR all nominees listed
(except as marked to the
WITHHOLD authority to vote for all nominees listed
DEBORAH A. BECK GEORGE S. DOTSON JOHN R. IRWIN
ROBERT W. BURGESS HANS HELMERICH JAMES R. MONTAGUE
(INSTRUCTION: To withhold authority to vote for one or more individual
nominees, write the nominee’s name(s) in the line provided below or strike through
their name above.)
2. To approve Amendment No. 1 to the Atwood Oceanics, Inc. 2007 Long-Term Incentive Plan as
described in the accompanying Proxy Statement:
3. To approve Amendment No. 1 to our Amended and Restated Certificate of Formation to
increase the authorized shares of Common Stock of the Company from 50,000,000 shares to
90,000,000 shares as described in the accompanying Proxy Statement:
4. To ratify our early election to be governed by the Texas Business
FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN
4. In their discretion, the Proxy Holders are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting.
(see reverse side)
This Proxy, when properly executed, will be voted in the manner directed herein by the undersigned shareholder.
If no direction is made, the Proxy will be voted FOR the election of all Directors, FOR approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Atwood Oceanics, Inc. 2007 Long-Term Incentive Plan, FOR approval to the increase of authorized shares of Common Stock of the Company from 50,000,000 shares to 90,000,000 shares and FOR ratification of our early election to be governed by the Texas Business Organizations Code.
Please sign exactly as name appears hereon.
________________________, 2008 _________________________________________
NOTE: When shares are held by joint tenants, both should sign. When signing as attorney, as executor, administrator, trustee, or guardian, please give full title as such. If a corporation, please sign in full corporate name by President or other authorized officer. If a partnership, please sign in partnership name by authorized person. Please note any change in your address alongside the address as it appears in the proxy.
PLEASE MARK IN BLUE OR BLACK INK, SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE PROXY CARD PROMPTLY USING THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE.