Hercules Offshore Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in July 2004. The Company provides shallow-water drilling and marine services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry. It provides services to national oil and gas companies, to integrated energy companies and oil and natural gas operators. As of February 19, 2014, Company owned a fleet of 38 jackup rigs, including Hercules Triumph and Hercules Resilience, 19 liftboat vessels, as well as operated an additional five liftboat vessels owned by a third party. Its diverse fleet is capable of providing services such as oil and gas exploration and development drilling, well service, platform inspection, maintenance and decommissioning operations in several key shallow-water provinces. Its business segments includes: Domestic Offshore, International Offshore, and International Liftboats. The Domestic Offshore segment includes 28 jackup rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that can drill in maximum water depths ranging from 85 to 350 feet. Eighteen of the jackup rigs are either under contract or available for contracts and ten are cold stacked. International Offshore segment includes ten jackup rigs outside of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Three jackup rigs contracted offshore in Saudi Arabia, two jackup rigs contracted offshore in India, one jackup rig contracted offshore in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one jackup rig contracted offshore in Angola and one jackup rig contracted offshore in Vietnam. In addition, it has one jackup rig cold stacked in Bahrain as well as one jackup rig cold stacked in Malaysia. International Liftboats segment includes 24 liftboats. 20 are operating or available for contracts offshore West Africa, including five liftboats owned by a third party, one is cold stacked offshore West Africa and three are operating or available for contracts in the Middle East region. Its customers include integrated energy companies, independent oil and natural gas operators and national oil companies. The Company is subject to the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Customs and Boarder Protection, the Department of Interior, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement as well as private industry organizations such as the American Bureau of Shipping.