BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) The company will hold its conference call to discuss third quarter results on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:00am ET. This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Albemarle Corporation's website at http://investors.albemarle.com or by phone at the following number: Dial-In #: 800-295-4740 International Dial-In #: 617-614-3925 Participant Passcode: 12536010 A replay of this call will be available beginning at 11:00am ET October 18, 2012 and will play until October 25, 2012 at the following number: Dial-In #: 888-286-8010International Dial-In #: 617-801-6888Participant Passcode: 48990585 The webcast is being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network and can be accessed at www.earnings.com. Institutional investors can also access the call via Thomson's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents ( www.streetevents.com). About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging, construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food-safety and custom chemistry services. The company is committed to global sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its three business segments, Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Corporate Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2010 and 2011. Albemarle employs approximately 4,000 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. Albemarle regularly posts information to www.albemarle.com, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and other information regarding the company, its businesses and the markets we serve. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.