Rowan Companies 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 16, 2010
ROWAN COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01:
The Offshore and Land Rig Fleet and Contract Status Reports for Rowan Companies, Inc., each as of March 16, 2010, is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 16, 2010