Loews Corp is an insurance holding company. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in commercial property and casualty insurance (CNA Financial Corporation); operation of offshore oil and gas drilling rigs (Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc); transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids and gathering and processing of natural gas (Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP); and operation of a chain of hotels (Loews Hotels Holding Corporation). CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) is an insurance holding company. CNA's property and casualty and remaining life & group insurance operations are conducted by Continental Casualty Company and The Continental Insurance Company, and certain other affiliates. CNA's insurance products include commercial property and casualty coverages, including surety. CNA's services include risk management, information services, and warranty and claims administration. CNA's products and services are marketed through independent agents, brokers and managing general underwriters to a wide variety of customers, including small, medium and large businesses, insurance companies, associations, professionals and other groups. CNA's core business, commercial property and casualty insurance operations, includes Specialty, Commercial and International. Other Non-Core business includes Life & Group Non-Core and Other. Specialty includes Management & Professional Liability, Surety, and Warranty and Alternative Risks. Commercial's property products include standard and excess property, marine and boiler and machinery coverages. Casualty products include standard casualty insurance products such as workers' compensation, general and product liability, commercial auto and umbrella coverages. International provides property and casualty insurance and specialty coverages on a global basis through its operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Singapore as well as through its presence at Lloyd's of London. The International business is grouped into broad business units - Energy & Marine, Property, Casualty, Specialty, and Healthcare & Technology - and is managed across three territorial platforms Canada, CAN Europe and Hardy. Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the business of operating drilling rigs that are chartered on a contract basis for fixed terms by companies engaged in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. The markets for Diamond Offshore's contract drilling services are South America, principally offshore Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago; Australia and Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam; the Middle East; Europe, principally in the United Kingdom and Norway; East and West Africa; the Mediterranean; and the Gulf of Mexico, including the U.S. and Mexico. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (Boardwalk Pipeline) is engaged in integrated natural gas and natural gas liquids and hydocarbons transportation and storage and natural gas gathering and processing. Loews Hotels Holding Corporation, its wholly owned subsidiary, presently operate a chain of 24 upper, upscale hotels.
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