FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Keller Scott A. 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. [ ICD ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
VP - Sales and Marketing
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
20475 S.H. 249, SUITE 300
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
2/10/2021
(Street)
HOUSTON, TX 77070
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  2/10/2021    M    647  A $0  6710  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   (1) 2/10/2021    M        647    (1)  (1) Common Stock  647.0  $0  2246  D   
Phantom Stock Unit   (2) 2/10/2021    M        323    (2)  (2) Common Stock  323.0  $0  648  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  (2)The reporting person holds a restricted stock unit award, subject to a three-year vesting schedule, vesting 1/3 on the first anniversary of the date of grant, 1/3 on the second anniversary of the date of grant, and 1/3 on the third anniversary of the date of grant. ICD will settle vested RSU's within 30 days of the date that such RSU's vest. 1/3 of the award will be settled in cash
(2)  The reporting person received a phantom restricted stock unit subject to a three-year vesting schedule, vesting 1/3 on the first anniversary of the date of grant, 1/3 on the second anniversary of the date of grant and 1/3 on the third anniversary of the date of grant. Each unit is the economic equivalant of one share of common stock. ICD will settle vested phantom RSU's in cash within 30 days of the date that such RSU vests.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Keller Scott A.
20475 S.H. 249, SUITE 300
HOUSTON, TX 77070


VP - Sales and Marketing

Signatures
Scott Keller 2/12/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date