HOUSTON, December 11 /PRNewswire/ --

Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth-quarter 2007 and full year financial results on January 31, 2008. The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST). The financial results are scheduled to be released publicly prior to market opening in the United States on that same day.

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To participate in the conference call by telephone, please call 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, one of the following telephone numbers:

+1-800-299-9630 (Domestic) +1-617-786-2904 (International) The access or confirmation code is 32636004.

The conference call will also be broadcast live via the internet. You may listen by accessing Hercules's website at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. You should connect to our website at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

If you are unable to participate, a replay of the conference call will be available on January 31, 2008, beginning at 12:00 p.m. CST (1:00 p.m. EST), through February 7, 2008. The phone number for the conference call replay is +1-888-286-8010 or internationally +1-617-801-6888. The access code is 95207954. Additionally, the recorded conference call will be accessible through our website at http://www.herculesoffshore.com for 28 days after the conference call.

All individuals listening to the conference call or the replay are reminded that all conference call material is copyrighted by the Company and cannot be recorded or rebroadcast without the Company's expressed written consent.

Headquartered in Houston, Hercules Offshore, Inc. currently operates a fleet of 33 jackup rigs, 27 barge rigs, 65 liftboats, three submersible rigs, one platform rig and a fleet of marine support vessels operated through a wholly owned subsidiary, and has operations in nine different countries on four continents. The company offers a range of services to oil and gas producers to meet their needs during drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance, and decommissioning operations in shallow waters.

Web site: http://www.herculesoffshore.com

Stephen M. Butz, Vice President Finance and Treasurer of Hercules Offshore, Inc., +1-713-979-9832. Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050601/DAW092LOGO , AP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.org , PRN Photo Desk, photodesk@prnewswire.com