National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) today announced that its Board
of Directors has approved an increase in the regular quarterly cash
dividend to $0.13 per share of common stock, payable on December 21,
2012 to each stockholder of record on December 7, 2012.
Pete Miller, Chairman, President and CEO of National Oilwell Varco,
remarked, "This dividend increase reflects the Company's strong
financial condition and our confidence in our business going forward."
National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture
and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and
production operations, the provision of oilfield services, and supply
chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.