SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Union Drilling, Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Sidewinder Drilling Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Union Drilling, Inc. ("Union Drilling" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:UDRL) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Sidewinder Drilling Inc. A complaint was filed in Texas state court.

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Under the terms of the transaction, Union Drilling shareholders will receive $6.50 for each Union Drilling share they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $242 million. The claims concern whether the Union Drilling Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Union Drilling stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Sidewinder Drilling Inc. is underpaying for Union Drilling shares, thus unlawfully harming Union Drilling stockholders. In particular, Union Drilling reported a book value of $8.76 per share for the most recent quarter.

If you own common stock in Union Drilling and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit

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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. 30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500 Toll Free: (877) 363-5972 Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.comSource:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP