HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today that Gary G. Rich, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Howard Weil 41 st Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA. The Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. CDT ( 3:30 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, Mar. 20.
Supporting materials that may be used during conference events will be available through the Company's website at http://www.parkerdrilling.com at the Investor Relations tab.Parker Drilling Company provides high-performance contract drilling solutions, rental tools and project management services to the energy industry. Parker Drilling's rig fleet includes 23 land rigs and two offshore barge rigs in international locations, 12 barge rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and two land rigs in the U.S. The Company's rental tools business supplies premium equipment to operators on land and offshore in the U.S. and select international markets. Parker Drilling also performs contract drilling for customer-owned rigs and provides technical services addressing drilling challenges for E&P customers worldwide. More information about Parker Drilling can be found at http://www.parkerdrilling.com, including operating status reports for the Company's Rental Tools segment and its international and U.S. rig fleets, updated monthly. SOURCE Parker Drilling Company