Hercules Offshore (HERO -4%) confirms a "well control incident" on jackup drilling rig Hercules...

|About: Hercules Offshore Inc (HERO)|By:, SA News Editor

Hercules Offshore (HERO -4%) confirms a "well control incident" on jackup drilling rig Hercules 265 in the Gulf of Mexico, and says efforts are ongoing with client Walter Oil & Gas “to mobilize the necessary resources to regain control.” All personnel on board have been evacuated. Global Hunter is out defending HERO, saying the incident is not a major spill concern.