Parker Drilling to Present at EnerCom's The Oil and Gas Conference 16

HOUSTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling (NYSE: PKD) announced today that W. Kirk Brassfield, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at EnerCom's The Oil and Gas Conference 16 in Denver, Colorado.  The Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m. MDT (11:15 a.m. EDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

A link to the live presentation and copies of the slides will be available through the Company's Web site at at the Investor Relations tab.

Parker Drilling (NYSE: PKD) provides high-performance contract drilling solutions, rental tools and project management services to the energy industry.  Parker's international fleet includes 25 land rigs and two offshore barge rigs, and its U.S. fleet includes 13 barge rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The Company's rental tools business supplies premium equipment to operators on land and offshore in the U.S. and select international markets.  More information about Parker Drilling can be found at  Included in the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site are operating status reports for Parker Drilling's rental tools segment and its international and U.S. rig fleets, updated monthly.

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