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Paragon Offshore Announces Engagement Of Advisors

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore plc ("Paragon") (NYSE: PGN) announced today that it has retained Lazard and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP to advise Paragon on strategic alternatives related to its capital structure.

Forward-Looking Disclosure Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements. Statements regarding pursuit of strategic alternatives related to Paragon's capital structure, as well as any other statements that are not historical facts in this release, are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These include but are not limited to risks associated with the general nature of the oil and gas industry, risks associated with the operation of Paragon as a separate, publicly traded company, actions by regulatory authorities, customers and other third parties, and other factors detailed in the "Risk Factors" section of Paragon's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, and in Paragon's other filings with the SEC, which are available free of charge on the SEC's website at Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those indicated.

About Paragon Offshore

Paragon is a global provider of offshore drilling rigs.  Paragon's operated fleet includes 34 jackups, including two high specification heavy duty/harsh environment jackups, and six floaters (four drillships and two semisubmersibles). Paragon's primary business is contracting its rigs, related equipment and work crews to conduct oil and gas drilling and workover operations for its exploration and production customers on a dayrate basis around the world. Paragon's principal executive offices are located in Houston, Texas. Paragon is a public limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 08814042 and registered office at 20-22 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JS, England. Additional information is available at

For additional information, contact:

For Investors

Lee M. Ahlstrom

& Media:

Senior Vice President – Investor Relations, Strategy and Planning


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