Pioneer Natural Resources Company (“Pioneer”) (NYSE:PXD) today announced its first quarter 2013 earnings press release is scheduled to be issued after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. A conference call is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss the first quarter results. Instructions on how to listen to the call and view the accompanying presentation are shown below. Internet: www.pxd.comSelect “Investors” then “Earnings & Webcasts” to listen to the discussion and view the presentation. Telephone: Dial (888) 417-8533 confirmation code: 5954966 five minutes before the call. View the presentation via Pioneer’s internet address above. A replay of the webcast will be archived on Pioneer’s website. A telephone replay will be available through May 27 by dialing (888) 203-1112, confirmation code: 5954966. Pioneer is a large independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations in the United States. For more information, visit Pioneer’s website at www.pxd.com.