Parker Drilling Announces Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Conference Call Date

HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) will host a conference call on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. CST (10 a.m. EST) to discuss fourth quarter 2006 financial results. Earnings for the quarter will be released that morning prior to the call. Those interested in participating in the call may dial in at (303) 262-2138.

The conference call replay can be accessed from Feb. 22 through Mar. 1 by dialing (303) 590-3000 and using the access code 11083271#. Alternatively, the call can be accessed live through the company's website at and will be archived on the site for 12 months. Information on earnings will also be available on the company's website.

Parker Drilling is a Houston-based global energy company specializing in offshore drilling services in the Gulf of Mexico and international land and offshore markets. Parker also owns Quail Tools, a provider of premium industry rental tools. Parker Drilling employs approximately 3,000 people worldwide and has 45 marketed rigs.

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