Washington, D.C. 20549 









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 2, 2019 




Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 




Delaware   001-36590   37-1653648

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


20475 State Highway 249

Suite 300

Houston, TX 77070

(Address of principal executive offices)


(281) 598-1230

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)




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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company x  


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x  


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class   Trading symbol(s)   Name of each exchange where registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share   ICD   New York Stock Exchange






Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition


On May 2, 2019, Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (“ICD”) issued a press release reporting financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.


The information furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), is not subject to the liabilities of that section and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing of ICD’s under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)     Exhibits
99.1     Press Release dated May 2, 2019







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.  
Date: May 2, 2019 By:

/s/ Philip A. Choyce

  Name: Philip A. Choyce  
  Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer