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Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.


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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 21, 2012



Meeting Information













Meeting Type: Annual Meeting


For holders as of: April 23, 2012


Date: June 21, 2012            Time: 9:00 AM CDT


Location:   Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc

                   Training Facility Suite 135

                   103 Northpark Boulevard

                   Covington, LA 70433




You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.


This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).


We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.




See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.





  Before You Vote  

How to Access the Proxy Materials



Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

1. Notice & Proxy Statement        2. Annual Report

How to View Online:

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Internal Use



  Voting items     LOGO


The Board of Directors recommends you

vote FOR the following:



1.      Election of Directors




  01    Larry D. Hornbeck            02     Steve W. Krablin            03     John T. Rynd  

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.



2       Ratification of Selection of Auditors - To ratify the reappointment of Ernst & Young, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants and auditors for the fiscal year 2012.


3       To approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as set forth in the proxy statement.


  NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.  






Reserved for Broadridge Internal Control Information    


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