Helmerich & Payne is the holding company for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling, a contract drilling company that owns a fleet of more than 120 land-based, offshore and international rigs. The company designs and operates proprietary FlexRigs. It focuses on hazard identification, elimination, control and early intervention and feedback about unsafe work practices. Helmerich & Payne integrates health, safety and environmental initiatives into engineering, fabrication and construction, as well as the protection of people and ecosystems. The company maintains a steady presence in South America and has experience working in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It has also fulfilled offshore management contracts in the Gulf of Mexico and West Coast Santa Barbara Channel. The company also maintains a portfolio of commercial real estate properties. Helmerich & Payne is headquartered in Tulsa, Okla.