Parker Drilling's Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call at 9:00 a.m. CST on Feb. 26, 2008

HOUSTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) will host a conference call on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 9:00 a.m. CST (10:00 a.m. EST) to discuss fourth quarter and year-end 2007 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 303-262-2075.

The conference call replay can be accessed from Feb. 26 through March 4 by dialing (800) 405-2236 and using the access code 11107527#. Alternatively, the call can be accessed live through the investor relations section of 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 46 marketed rigs.

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