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 * MSD Partners, L.P. 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. [ ICD ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/3/2021
(Street)
NEW YORK, NY 10022
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) ___ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_ X _ 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  3/3/2021    S    27123  D $6.05 (1) 654972  I  See Footnotes (3)(4)(5)
Common Stock  3/4/2021    S    10100  D $6.00 (2) 644872  I  See Footnotes (3)(4)(5)

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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $5.90 to $6.25. The price reported reflects the weighted average sales price. The reporting persons hereby undertake to provide to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, upon request, full information regarding the number of securities sold at each separate price.
(2)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $6.00 to $6.02. The price reported reflects the weighted average sales price. The reporting persons hereby undertake to provide to the Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, upon request, full information regarding the number of securities sold at each separate price.
(3)  This statement is jointly filed by and on behalf of each of MSD Partners, L.P. ("MSD Partners") and MSD Credit Opportunity Master Fund, L.P. ("Master Fund"). Master Fund is the record and direct beneficial owner of the shares of the issuer's common stock reported herein. MSD Partners is the manager of Master Fund and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by Master Fund. MSD Partners (GP), LLC ("MSD GP") is the general partner of MSD Partners and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD Partners. [cont.]
(4)  Each of Brendan Rogers, John C. Phelan and Marc R. Lisker is a manager of MSD GP and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD GP. Each of Messrs. Rogers, Phelan and Lisker disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein. Adam Piekarski, who is a principal at MSD Partners, was appointed to the Issuer's board of directors and each reporting person may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by Mr. Piekarski.
(5)  Each reporting person and each of Messrs. Rogers, Phelan and Lisker declares that neither the filing of this statement nor anything herein shall be construed as an admission that such person is, for the purposes of Section 13(d) or 13(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any other purpose, a member of a group with respect to the issuer or securities of the issuer.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MSD Partners, L.P.
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10022
X X

MSD Credit Opportunity Master Fund, L.P.
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10022
X X


Signatures
MSD PARTNERS, L.P. By: MSD Partners (GP), LLC Its: General Partner By: /s/ Marc R. Lisker Name: Marc R. Lisker Title: Manager 3/5/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
MSD CREDIT OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND, L.P. By: MSD Partners, L.P. Its: Manager By: MSD Partners (GP), LLC Its: General Partner By: /s/ Marc R. Lisker Name: Marc R. Lisker Title: Manager 3/5/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date